Engineer, Corrosion in New Kensington, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Engineer, Corrosion will support corrosion research and testing efforts with an emphasis on non-standard testing, continuous improvement and lab equipment optimization.

Major Activities / Key Challenges:
  • Utilize engineering principles to solve corrosion testing problems and improve corrosion testing methods.
  • Perform continuous improvement activities utilizing quality tools including structured problem solving, job observations, and validation studies.
  • Lead non-standard or custom corrosion testing from design to implementation and completion.
  • Lead sections of research projects under direction of Staff Engineers.
  • Make recommendations on research methods for Corrosion projects
  • Perform literature searches on specified technical topics.
  • Provide technical support and guidance on all standardized corrosion tests.
  • Communicate progress through detailed written reports or presentations.
  • Analyze data and prepare summary reports for Staff Engineers in Materials Development and Surface Engineering Departments.
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Provide training and technical guidance to technicians.
  • Submit work requests to ATC technical services including corrosion, metallography, heat treat, machining and mechanical testing.
  • Frequent contact outside Corrosion Group to address technical or schedule issues of work requests.
Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
  • Advanced knowledge of chemistry.
  • First hand experience with standardized corrosion tests including ASTM.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, advanced skills in Excel.
  • Ability to plan, perform, and interpret Gage R&R studies.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with people from a wide range of technical disciplines.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in corrosion laboratory or corrosion research 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 of Science degree in Chemical Engineer, Metallurigcal Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering
  • Experience with aluminum in a testing or laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems
  • Knowledge of corrosion science.
  • Advanced mathematic skills.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with people from a wide range of technical disciplines