Design Engineer II - Power Hand Tools in Kingston, NY at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kingston, NY
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/14/2018

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Design Engineer II to plan and assure the technical success and timely completion of assigned design and/or development projects related to new products and product improvements to the installation equipment. This position is located at our tool manufacturing plant in Kingston, NY.

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) 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; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviews the specifications of a proposed project as to feasibility, practicality, performance and cost.
  • Participates in the preparation of a project plan, including design approach, resource requirements and schedules.
  • Coordinates and/or draws working layouts of the proposed design.
  • Performs analysis of forces, stresses, dynamics and critical performance parameters.
  • Follows up drafting, detailing, prototype manufacture and performance evaluation as assigned and exchanges guidance with Manufacturing
  • Participates in project reviews as needed to evaluate progress or investigate project problems or required revisions.
  • Keeps project records, documents calculations and maintains a good project history.
  • Cooperates with Sales Personnel, System Specialists and other field and Divisional Personnel as needed.

Skills:
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Skill in analyzing technical data and drawings to avoid non-conformance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum 3 years of Engineering experience in Manufacturing
  • 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

  • Prefer that the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is in Mechanical or Electromechanical Engineering, from an accredited institution
  • Experience in a Design Engineer role
  • Experience in a metal working industry
  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAM and computer technology
  • Experience working with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns and provide project status
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Experience programming PLC’s, Machine layout/design – mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic