Engineering Leader – Tool Room and Layout
At Arconic

Date Posted: 8/13/2017

Job Description

This opening is with Arconic Howmet, a division of Arconic Power and Propulsion – a world leader in the investment casting of superalloys, aluminum and titanium primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets. For more information on Arconic, visit us online at

This position will be located in Whitehall’s Plant 3 and 10 casting facilities. This position will lead efforts focused on providing our engineering and manufacturing team with the technical support from our layout and tool-room departments necessary to drive improvements in through-put and delivery while working to reduce operating costs and inventory levels. This position will provide leadership to a team of layout resources covering both engineering and technician levels. This would include layout inspectors, layout engineering resources, layout technicians. Will be responsible for insuring all layout and tool room responsibilities are completed accurately and timely to support cost-out, input, flow, and delivery performance of our castings.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years experience in a related manufacturing / engineering function or role.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication, interpersonal skills / competencies. Includes being able to communicate effectively both in writing as well as orally.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role.
  • Able to identify problematic situations and determine correct actions to take in order solve / correct.
  • Possess leadership skills that will create a positive engaging environment.
  • Able to collaborate on projects by building working relationships, demonstrating responsibility for group projects and utilizing other resource’s strengths and talents.
  • Able to set clear expectations and articulate those to the team.
  • Will be required to develop, coordinate and / or direct projects making detailed plans to accomplish short and long term goals.
  • Able to effectively present information including but not limited to responding to questions from customers, plant and / or BU leadership, and the respective employees.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to cross-functional resources including resources working in the manufacturing areas.
Experience in the investment casting industry a plus.

Job Snapshot

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Whitehall, MI


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At least 5 year(s)


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