Facilities Engineer in Rochester, NY at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/29/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    181 McKee Road
    Rochester, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic Engines is looking for a(n) Facilities Engineer who is responsible for improving production facilities, reducing the incidence of breakdowns and developing strategies to improve reliability and safety of the plant.  The Facilities Engineer will be the Lead engineer in deep dive repairs and machine upgrades and will perform root cause analysis of forge equipment repairs. This position is located at the Rochester, NY facility.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.Arconic Engines, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct and complete Failure Mode and Effects Analysis on all major production equipment, to include: sizers, rollers, presses, hammers, furnaces, and other major production equipment;
  • Assist in the development of Preventative Maintenance actions (PMs) using FMEA data and engineering principles, refine as required;
  • Conduct periodic analysis of completed maintenance actions to ensure value driven approach to PM design and periodicity; refine, realign as required;
  • Conduct periodic analysis of maintenance repair activity to ensure elimination of root cause elements in pursuit of repair strategies;
  • Develop engineered solutions as required in order to reduce down time during unscheduled repairs; including process sequencing, special tooling, streamlined repair pathways, and required vendor support;
  • Assist in the development of Facilities Maintenance Plan, providing support in determining life expectancy of facilities systems, including roofing, asphalt and concrete systems, plumbing, electrical and other infrastructure systems;
  • Interface with production operations and develop and refine engineering projects designed to enhance productivity, improve production efficiencies, and reduce process work content;
  • Develop scheme to interface with Quality/Inspection departments to ensure production equipment meets established quality standards;
  • Develop/refine modernization plan to ensure that production and Quality are aware of progressive techniques and leading-edge technologies in order to avoid equipment obsolescence and long-term erosion of part quality;
  • Manage day-to-day details on large projects, such as new equipment installations and large equipment repairs.
  • Develop objectives, timelines, and budgetary requirements;
  • Develop cost savings initiatives and compose business case analysis for management support;
  • Design tools and support equipment to streamline production and maintenance techniques;
  • Assist with onsite repairs as required;
  • Complete special work as assigned;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 2 years of facilities, maintenance, or manufacturing engineer experience;
  • 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.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • 3 or more years of Engineering experience in manufacturing with strong emphasis on equipment/process flow design and engineering;
  • Strong exposure to industrial electricity and electrical control circuit design;
  • Exposure to Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for equipment Preventive Maintenance development and reliability improvement development;
  • Experience with manufacturing facility infrastructure systems such as process water supply, waste water treatment, air quality improvement/exhaust, cooling towers and heat exchangers, storm-water and drainage systems, natural gas supply, electrical distribution, heating/cooling, and ventilation systems;
  • Previous experience in hydraulic system design, control, and instrumentation;
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Excel, Project tracking software, Maintenance software (CMMS);
  • Knowledge of metals, machine design fundamentals and project management;
  • Familiarity and knowledge PLC systems (Project Logic Control).