Process Engineer (Industrial Gas Turbines) in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Howmet Drive
    Hampton, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Summary


This position is responsible for determining, developing, evaluating, and coordinating casting processes for the production of new business and for the improved processing of existing business.  This involves quoting for both new developmental and production parts, attending to process engineering concerns for developmental parts, assisting with obtaining new business, working to improve existing processes, developing and using new technologies, and providing technical support to Howmet Corporation.


Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities


Follow Arconic’s Safety Regulations and work Rules Handbook along with all department specific safety requirements.



Develops and debugs processes for production and developmental parts.


Develops and troubleshoots processes for test materials.


Actively pursues the continuous improvement of existing processes.


Prepares quotes for production and developmental jobs and test material jobs.


Supplies technical support to customers.  Interacts with them regarding technical concerns


Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.


Other duties as assigned.


Job  Specifications

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Metallurgical engineering, material sciences, or equivalent work-related experience with continuing education in the technical courses to have an understanding of materials and high-temperature processing.
 Skills and Abilities:

Reads, analyzes, and interprets blue prints, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Effectively write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Presents information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Applies advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Solves practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

This position requires a minimum of three years of related technical experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate orally over the telephone and in person when interacting with customers regarding technical concerns.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with mechanical assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Equipment Used:

Standard office equipment including personnel computers, telephone, copiers, fax machines, electronic instrumentation devices, an assortment of hand tools, and miscellaneous electronic related items.
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
-Minimum of 3 years experience in Engineering or related field work
-Minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment

-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 Metallurgical or Materials Engineering from an accredited college or university.
-Investment casting experience