Product Engineer in Dover, NJ at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/23/2019

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    9 Roy Street
    Dover, NJ
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Job Description

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. Arconic Engines excels 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. For more information: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • This position will support manufacturing through process control and improvement initiatives and assume direct responsibility for integrity of assigned products. This position will also establish and maintain external and internal customer interaction to understand technical requirements and resolve issues; prepare part specific work instructions, maintain knowledge of job cost and develop / implement appropriate plans to improve profitability and reduce cost through process improvement activity.
  • Expected to assist in the implementation of Arconic’s value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
  • Comply with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Report all job-related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
  • Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EH&S training.
  • Part specific job responsibility of a portfolio of assigned products and understanding of technical requirements. Develops a dimensionally sound process via the use of DOE/statistical methods for each part. Prepares new and/or updates appropriate core manufacturing, waxing, and post-cast instructions.
  • Communication with the customer on a regular basis.
  • Conceives, evaluates and implements product engineering experiments, new product introduction part qualifications, cost reduction initiatives, capacity initiatives, and part/process improvement activities.
  • Quoting of new product and tooling costs; concurrent engineering with the customer; tooling design and coordination with tooling vendor.
  • Technical responsibility for all suppliers (tooling houses, core vendors, outplant finishing, etc.)
  • Providing product concession data; providing first article approval package to customer; technical support relative to customer disposition of first articles/concessions, including any product (die) reworks; addressing yield and labor variances relative to quote.
  • NPI (New Product Introduction) activity involving customer conference calls/communication, concessions/prod permits, new work instructions, etc.
  • Communicate/interface with all levels of management and manufacturing and establish both internal and external customer and supplier contacts.
  • Utilize basic engineering skills to approach problems analytically and derive sound conclusions.
  • Works with Process Engineer to develop metallurgical stable process which meets dimensional requirements for yield and customer supplied requirements.
  • Review daily and weekly reject reports and initiates actions to reduce scrap and rework.  Have part ownership and participate in cross-functional plant cost reduction initiatives.
  • Compile and submit dimensional data to customer and obtain customer approval.
  • Responsible for the disposition of the MRB castings.
  • Perform other miscellaneous assignments or directed by supervision.
•       Part specific product engineering job responsibility
o   Concurrent engineering with the customer and developing process control plans & PFMEA’s
o   Technical responsibility for compiling layout packages and submitting them to the customer; technical support relative to customer disposition
o   Addressing yield and labor variances relative to quote
•       Support manufacturing through yield improvement activity
o   Ensuring proper operations sequence and work instructions are provided to the manufacturing floor
o   Participating/leading customer conference calls/communication
o   Compiling data for concessions/prod permits as required
o   Developing new work instructions on continuous improvement of current work instructions
o   Development, build & implementation of new fixture designs and support tool builds
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  • 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')
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent written & oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a self-directed or team environment with strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and create project plans.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the customer and/or management. 
  • Six Sigma Green Belt training desirable
  • Applicable investment casting experience desirable