Automation/CNC/Robotics Manager in LaPorte, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    LaPorte, IN
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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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 super alloys, 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.

Using a disciplined process management approach, this position will partner with LaPorte’s manufacturing operations in developing and implementing sustainable and standardized post-cast finishing processes such as CNC processes, cutting, sandblasting, plus rework operations that will lead to high product yield.

The essential job duties for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving standardized post-cast processes and process management using the scientific method and six sigma tools.
  • Ensuring development and implementation of new materials and finishing techniques rooted in six sigma methodology.
  • Leading a team of technicians in the development of robotic (Motoman/Fanuc) and CNC programs throughout the facility, inclusive of fixture design for; shell build, shell removal, blasting media, digital radiography, welding, and casting units.
  • Creating and maintaining a project list for each project including project cost, required machine time for development and personnel involvement.
  • Validation of programming / automation changes to downstream key output variables via communication with other technical teams and the six sigma methodology.
  • Creation and maintenance of a system for revision change control on all automated programs.
  • Development of an off-line programming tool, including educating a team of technicians on its use.
  • Coordinating and planning projects and resources with new vendors and customers.
  • Writing capital requests, managing costs and controlling budgets for specific post-cast projects and objectives.
  • Creation of a system capable of tracking consumable products and anticipated cycle time by operation/part number.
  • Responsible for design, cost, and creation of necessary fixturing inclusive of time frame to meet overall project expectations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with robotics and/or CNC equipment.
  • 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
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working in a casting environment, preferably investment casting
  • Process engineering experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  • Leadership experience preferred