WAX VISUAL INSPECTOR_H14704 in La Porte, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Visually inspect completed wax assemblies and component parts for defects in workmanship and conformance to generic and job-specific quality standards and work instructions.
•         Read and understand information on work instructions.
•         Inspect assemblies 100% for defects.
•         Mark up assembly to identify defects.
•         Provide feedback to wax department on assembly quality.
•         Record data either manually or by computer as required.
•         Repair minor defects on assemblies.
•         Must be able to read and interpret Product Criteria (PC) and Activity Instructions (AI).
•         Must be able to function as a member of a team and be able to work under general supervision.
•         Must be able to maintain expected quality levels.
•         Comply with all site required policies and procedures including but not limited to:  EHS, Quality, Code of Conduct and the LaPorte Employee Guidebook.


Job responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
•         Follow Arconic’s Safety Regulations and Work Rules Handbook, along with all departmental specific safety requirements.
•         Read and follow information on Product Criteria and Assembly Releases.
•         Be thoroughly familiar with department activity instructions.
•         Unload racks, receive in paperwork, perform standard work per PC, and inspect dip-ready patterns.
•         Inspect completed assemblies for conformance to Product Criteria and Assembly Releases and for workmanship in compliance with department Activity Instructions.
•         Mark assemblies up for rework.  Defects identified will be recorded by type and communicated back to the cell leaders.
•         Return the assembly for rework by wax cell operators or repair the assembly defects, based on job-specific limits established by the pattern process owner.
•         Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and overtime.  Inspectors will be required to work weekends on a rotating schedule to provide weekend coverage.
•         Work in assembly cells as needed
•         Performs other work-related duties as assigned
 Equipment Used:
•         Hand held light
•         Mirror
•         Magnifier
•         Scale
•         Radius gauge
•         Wax paint brush
•         Scraper and rag
•         Material handling equipment
•         IPC computer
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. Duties are performed primarily in manufacturing areas where compliance with applicable safety rules is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts and exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is moderate.
EHS Requirements
•         Expected to assist in the implementation of EHS Values and policy statements and accompanying principals.
•         Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory EHS regulations.
•         Wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
•         Report all job-related illness and injuries (per Employee Guidebook).
•         Report all safety, health and environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
•         Attend all EHS training.
Quality Statement
The products we manufacture are used in important industries - transporting goods and people; the defense of our country; critical energy infrastructure for hospitals and public safety.  Livelihoods and lives depend upon the products we manufacture.  What we do as an organization
is important and the first, and best, “line of defense” against non-conforming products escaping to our customers is you.  A simple message: don’t take it, don’t make it, and don’t pass it.



•         This position requires a minimum of six months related experience such as pattern repair, pinning, and/ or assembly.
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.
Employee is required to execute the following:
•         Occasional bending, reaching, pushing and pulling when retrieving and moving various items
•         Lifting intermittently of various items. Typically, assistance would be provided for weights exceeding 35 pounds
•         Good manual dexterity to operate computer equipment and precision measuring instruments
•         Position may require more than eight hours daily and more than five days weekly to complete work assignments
•         Sitting in chairs (swivel, padded, and adjustable) intermittently
•         Squatting / crouching when retrieving stored items from lower shelves and file cabinets, making equipment / product inspections, etc
•         Standing intermittently
•         Visual requirements for this position are close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Clean work areas and maintain a clean work environment; perform 5S cleaning activities.
Compliance With the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations
Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits).

We live our Values and measure our success by the success of our customers, shareholders, communities and people.
Arconic’s success is driven by the advantage created by the collective efforts of its employees, and is dependent upon a diverse, inclusive environment that embraces change, new ideas, respect for the individual and fosters an equal opportunity for success. We have zero tolerance for discrimination, intimidation or harassment of any kind.
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 required a U.S. person status.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.