Materials Technician I - Shipping in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Materials Technician I in our Shipping department.  The position performs tasks including: coordination and movement of materials, packaging, labeling, and stocking product for shipment; or accepting, verifying, and recording of incoming materials from the manufacturing plant; physically lift, place, and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds up to waist level or below for moderate distances. This position will be based in our Waco, TX plant.   
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 Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.

Specific Responsibilities:  
  • Operate equipment and perform duties as related to functional area of assignment, listed below, and be familiar with safety, environmental, and emergency procedures for equipment in that functional area.
  • Review re-pack paperwork to determine packaging and labeling requirements.
  • Setup and run label printer/applicators, scales, palletizers and stretch wrapping machines. Accurately input data into label computer systems.
  • Setup scale and package large tub product into crates utilizing tub dumper or hand pack
  • Print final bill upon arrival of truck.
  • Put up stock in accordance with inbound advice instructions, verifying accuracy of system data. Take appropriate action to correct identified inaccuracies.
  • Conduct cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy. Performs inventory transfers between locations, accurately input data into computer system to record movement of materials.
  • Load and unload trucks, verifying match of shipping documents to material.
  • Operate forklift and other material handling equipment to receive, load and transport material to designated location in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Performs TSA screening in accordance with the rules set forth by Homeland Security
  • Signs visitors in and out of building
  • Participate in improvement activities in line with Arconic Business System (ABS)
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Code of Conduct.
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices and adheres to 5-S principles by keeping work area clean and orderly.
  • Perform numerous miscellaneous general warehouse tasks as required.
  • Must be able to navigate computer-based systems including internet.
  • Must be able to read, write and accurately perform routine math calculations.
  • Must be able to interact positively with other individuals to function effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and ability.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment utilizing a computerized materials management system.
  • 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.


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