Inspecteur NDT niveau 3 in Laval at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Position Purpose  

The responsible NDT level III position is primarily accountable for ensuring that all aluminum cast product are NDT inspected (fluorescent penetrant and radiography) in accordance with customer specifications and within corporate and aerospace quality standard. The level III candidate shall have technical responsibility and authority for PT and RT NDT operations at Laval, including the certification of all qualified NDT personnel (Level I and II).

Key Results Areas

NO. 1        PRODUCTION PLAN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Verifies that cast product is inspected within pre-established manufacturing costs.

    1. Ensures that NDT personnel have the correct material, tools and equipment to effectively accomplish their work activities and schedules.

    2.  Verifies that all NDT tools and equipment are calibrated and approved for on-going production use

    3.  Acts as lead process owner for NDT operations for implementation and correction of NDT procedures and methods.

    4. Identifies poor quality production issues and initiates corrective actions (internal and external activities).

    5. Encourages NDT personnel feedback on all NDT production issues which create improvement opportunities regarding product flow, throughput, and quality.

NO. 2        PERSONNEL SUPERVISION                                                                                                                                                                                    

2.1  Provides training, communication, and direction with Activity Instructions and Product Criteria. Ensures all NDT personnel execute work instructions and activities to full compliance

2.2 Provides guidance with NDT personnel on job specific tasks required.

2.3 Ensures that NDT personnel understand their job duties and responsibilities.

2.4 In accordance with NAS-410, ensures that all NDT personnel receive appropriate training and examinations, and acquire adequate experience to successfully be certified and able do their work.

2.5 Acts as NDT technical liaison with customers and corporate.

NO. 3 CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT                                                                                   

Stimulates a continuous improvement environment. Influences employees to voluntarily contribute to improvement efforts to provide their internal customer with cast product or NDT processes/methods that adequately meet external customer requirements and specifications.


3.1 Implements improvement changes and measures that assure that products meet quality norms.

3.2 Actively participates in problem solving, cost reduction, and waste reduction.


NO. 4        AUDITS, EQUIPMENT AND CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS                                       

Ensures that all equipment and materials used meet customer requirements and corporate quality standards and expectations.  Conducts numerous audits (internal and external) to ensure that customer specifications are met.


4.1 Audits and surveys on-going NDT production operations, processes, and personnel for adequacy and compliancy within production scheduling constraints and quality standards

4.2 Audits the performance of Level I’s and Level II’s and takes part in the preparation and execution of their reviews.

4.3 Monitors and ensures that all NDT equipment is properly maintained and calibrated at all times.  Assists as necessary in the execution of maintenance tasks on NDT equipment.

NO. 5        NDT INSPECTION                                                                                                      

Ensures that all cast products are NDT inspected in accordance with customer’s requirements and corporate quality standards.

    1. Develops x-ray techniques and fluorescent penetrant inspection procedures and instructions.

5.2 Ensures NDT personnel perform inspection to the appropriate accept/reject criteria.

5.3 Works in parallel with manufacturing to ensure the appropriate raw material and supplies are available to support production and quality requirements.

NO. 6        ADMINISTRATION                                                                                                                

Ensures that administrative functions are completed effectively within Arconic systems and framework procedures.


6.1 Prepares and submits special requisitions to purchasing for tools, material and supplies required by the NDT department and ensures approvals are granted by Manufacturing.

6.2 Ensures NDT personnel properly complete NDT reports, logs, and routers.

6.3 Performs drawing and specification reviews for NDT inspection compliancy.

6.4 Implements Arconic policies and procedures, and monitors adherence to ethics program.


NO. 7        ETHICS AND VALUES                                                                                               

Respects the values and code of ethics of the company.  Ensures that equipment, installations, tools, working methods and work activities are efficient, safe and in compliance with regulations.

    1. Avoids conflict of interest situations.
    2. Ensures that management trust is not violated.
    3. Acts in the company bests interests.
    4. Supports client-centered delivery performance results.
    5. Seeks constant internal as well as external “client” feedback.

    6. Takes personal responsibility for quality of products or services rendered.

    7. Displays a positive, willing to work attitude, as someone who can be counted on to be at work, on time, every day.


Respects Environment, Health & Safety programs of the company.

    1. Learns and understands company EHS rules and regulations.

    2. Wears protective equipment as required.
    3. Follows all safety rules.
    4. Reports safety hazards, unsafe acts, and any accidents as per company procedures.



Technical College degree or High School Diploma with relevant experience



PT and RT level III certification preferably NAS 410


Minimum of ten years experience in NDT methods and manufacturing environment.

Aluminum casting experience will be an asset. 



  • Must be capable of accurate interpretation of gauge and/or scale readings
  • Must be able to work with fractions/decimals
  • Must possess good mathematical skills
  • Good understanding of origin of metallurgical defects
  • Good interpretation of defects on castings
  • Knowledgeable of x-ray equipment

Enthusiastic                                         High energy

Self-motivated                        Well-organized

Possess a can-do attitude                    Tolerance to stress Ability to maintain constant attention during critical steps of the individuals job requirements

Must exercise very good judgment

Must possess a good degree of manual dexterity



Builds relationships    

Is a change agent

Manages disagreement                                              

Team Work

Influences and motivates others

Coaches and develops others

Team builder

Communication SKILLS

Speaks fluently both French and English

Demonstrates superior communication skills – written and oral

Ability to communicate effectively with all areas of other departments

Must have knowledge of departmental procedures