Automation Technician - Plant 3 in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

This opening is with Arconic Engines – 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 off-shift Automation Technician position will be located in the Plant 3, Whitehall Casting Operation.  The primary responsibilities will include:
  • Providing manufacturing support of robotic finishing and robotic wax manufacturing equipment.
  • Key emphasis on maintaining and improving reliability and productivity of robotic equipment.
  • Programming and documenting code for manufacturing robots. 
  • Act in leadership role as SPA for robotic equipment and process operations. 
  • Complies with all EHS rules required for the work environment.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of one year working in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Successfully meet the standardized PreVisor testing requirements. If applicant possesses a minimum of an associate degree, testing is not required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate Degree in a technical discipline.
  • Hands-on relevant experience evaluating automated equipment and processes and solving automated equipment issues.
  • Robotic programming skills to refine movement using various controllers.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be PC literate in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good mechanical and/or electrical aptitude.
  • Experience using industrial controllers.
  • Ability to read mechanical prints and electrical prints.
  • Good methodical aptitude for troubleshooting equipment and related issues.
  • Must be organized with the discipline to solve problems with permanent solutions.