Engineering Manager in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This opening is with Arconic – Whitehall Castings, a division of Arconic Engines – a world leader in the investment casting of superalloys, performance coatings, and forging and ring rolling for high performance parts primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets.
 
This position is dedicated to the technical leadership of the Production Engineering Team, including Tool Room and Metrology lab resources .  The position is additionally responsible for the technical support of manufacturing, focused on providing a consistent product that meets customer specifications.  Responsibilities include:
 
  • Lead initiatives to achieve product yield improvements, variation reduction, and achieve cost reduction goals.
  • Manage associated engineering budgets.
  • Develop the overall plant scrap reduction plan and manage the initiatives and actions to meet the scrap targets.
  • Direct and participate in the conception, evaluation and implementation of cost improvement, product improvement and production problem solving activities.
  • Responsible for developing the future strategic engineering organizational structure.
  • Responsible for creating an environment of engagement and fostering development of Engineering Staff.
  • Interacts within organizational matrix, understanding the inherent interdependence of roles and functions.
  • Inspires team to proactive improvements while maintaining ability to react to issues as they arise.
Provides direction, review, reassurance, encouragement, challenge, recognition on an individual basis; promotes growth and development in associates; inspires risk; continually assesses and reassesses talent and fit to role based on individual and collective performance.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
 
  • BS in Material Science, Mechanical, Metallurgy, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in the casting industry;
  • 3+ years of supervisory 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 a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. %22Green Card Holder%22), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
  • Good knowledge of financial data 
  • Competent working knowledge of investment casting process, customer specifications, and quality systems.