Engineer, Mechanical in New Kensington, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Job:
• This position will report to the Manager of Engineering Resources within Central Engineering and is responsible for providing engineering support within his or her discipline in the areas of design, procurement, construction, and implementation of systems and equipment for production, R&D processes, and infrastructure at ATC while adhering and executing to a well defined scope and budget. 
• The incumbent will work closely with the Engineering Resource Manager, Project Lead Engineers and Process Partners to provide engineering solutions on operational support tasks for facility infrastructure and R&D processes.
• The incumbent will work closely with Project Lead Engineer in the development of scope, cost estimates, design and execution of R&D and capital projects. 

Major Activities / Key Challenges:
• Execute engineering tasks within projects and operational support tasks utilizing systematic engineering approach formalized through Central Engineering Project Methodology.
• Work closely with  Project Lead Engineer, Researchers, EHS, Procurement, and Project Manager/Coordinator to ensure timely response to Engineering Project and Operation Support Requests.
• Work with Project Lead engineer in devising execution strategy of the project and engaging in the technical discussion.
• Driving alignment and discipline with R&D Process Partners (Customers) utilizing project methodology; i.e. holistic project planning, specifications, and change management.
• Transparency of work breakdown structure and accountable for completion of tasks by committed delivery dates; what is the task, who is responsible and by when.
• Documenting and managing changes to scope, specification, budget and schedule through formal change management plan.
• Training and industry best practices in execution of tasks per Arconic Engineering Standards.
• Participate in project team meetings and provide positive impact on metrics and overall transparency of projects.  E.g. On-time delivery, Budget vs. Actual spend forecasts, On-budget, EHS compliance, productivity, cost avoidance, on-time and on-target project deliverables, project transparency report(s).
• Provides innovative solutions under the guidance of Project Lead Engineers, Engineering Resource Manager and Researchers within engineering discipline.
• Devise task specific scope of work and directing contractors.
• Ability to execute tasks by splitting time in the office and in the field i.e. troubleshooting, overseeing process modifications and equipment installations
Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education:
• Fundamental knowledge of chemical/mechanical engineering principles and systematic engineering approach
• Fundamental industrial knowledge e.g. fluid mechanics, piping and valving, pumps, compressors, material balance, control systems, heat transfer, construction and fabrication
• Ability to provide and understand conceptual PID, PFD, BFD and single line drawings
• Review, red line and modify diagrams, drawings and PID
• Experience with AutoCad, Visio or similar
• Strong critical, conceptual, and analytical thinking skills
• Strong collaboration, decision-making, computer, and written and verbal communication skills
• Adept at functioning within a high performing cross functional project teams
• Demonstrates a willingness to engage in technical discussion
• 0-3 years engineering experience
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering


Basic Qualifications:
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
• Minimum 6 months of engineering internship experience.
• 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.