Engineering Technician in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Engines is looking for a Continuous Improvement Technician (CIT) to plan, implement and follow-through on automation initiatives within our current systems, as well as work on production goals.  The CIT will coordinate and lead a wide range of activities and production goals that are designed to improve on-time delivery, productivity, quality, cost, safety and environmental performance.  This position is located at our Torrance, CA facility.

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, learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Interact with necessary business processes and system owners to effectively understand requirements and implement the appropriate systems solutions
Effectively utilize a standardized project lifecycle and management methodology to manage projects, communicate status, and deliver work to schedule and budget
Execute work in compliance with all appropriate audit and regulatory requirements
Performs other tasks of equal or lesser skill as required
Major activities:
  • Learn and run machines meeting department production standards.
  • Learns the set up and operation of any new machines added to the departments to which assigned
  • Checks parts with standard gauges or precision measuring instruments and submits parts for inspection as required


Essential Knowledge:
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints
  • Must have good communication skills and know basic shop math
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 30 lbs (may not exceed per EHS Policies)


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Engineering or Aerospace
Must have strong communication skills and know advanced mathematical processes
 
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as 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. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, or computer engineering from an accredited university
Strong interpersonal skills
Solid understanding and practical application of systems analysis and technical skill in applicable area of focus
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to effectively present material to a wide range of audiences