Facilities Engineer I - Entry Level in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Engines is looking for a Facilities Engineer I to improve production facilities, reduce the incidence of breakdowns and develop strategies to improve reliability and safety of the plant. The Facilities Engineer will be a Lead engineer in deep dive repairs and machine upgrades, and will perform root cause analysis of forge equipment repairs. This position is located at our aerospace forging plant in Fontana, CA.

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Engines, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. Arconic Engines excels in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high-performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct and complete Failure Mode and Effects Analysis on all major production equipment, to include: Sizers, rollers, presses, hammers, furnaces, and other major production equipment.
  • Assist in development of Preventative Maintenance actions (PMs) using FMEA data and engineering principles, refine as required.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of completed maintenance actions to ensure value driven approach to PM design and periodicity; refine, realign as required.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of maintenance repair activity to ensure elimination of root cause elements in pursuit of repair strategies.
  • Develop engineered solutions as required in order to reduce down time during unscheduled repairs; including process sequencing, special tooling, streamlined repair pathways, and required vendor support.
  • Assist in development of Facilities Maintenance Plan providing support in determining life expectancy of facilities systems, including roofing, asphalt and concrete systems, plumbing, electrical and other infrastructure systems.
  • Interface with production operations and develop and refine engineering projects designed to enhance productivity, improve production efficiencies, and reduce process work content.
  • Develop scheme to interface with Quality/Inspection to ensure production equipment meets established quality standards.
  • Develop/refine modernization plan to ensure that production and Quality are aware of progressive techniques and leading edge technologies in order to avoid equipment obsolescence and long term erosion of part quality.
  • Manage day-to-day details on large projects, such as new equipment installations and large equipment repairs. Develop objectives, timelines, and budgetary requirements.
  • Develop cost savings initiatives and compose business case analysis for management support.
  • Design tools and support equipment to streamline production and maintenance techniques.
  • Assist with onsite repairs as required.
  • Complete special work as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills:
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and interpret facility and machine diagrams and CAD files.
  • Ability to work in a team setting to resolve machine repairs and to work towards predictive maintenance.
  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Ability to operate a forklift and man lift to approved OSHA standards.
  • May be required to work up to 40’ in a certified lifting device with OSHA required harness and tether.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited Institution
  • 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 Engineering degree is in Mechanical Engineering, from an accredited institution
  • 6 months or more of work experience in an industrial setting (internships and coops will be considered)
  • Experience with hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Hands on mechanical experience
  • Proficient with CAD Software (AutoCAD or SolidWorks)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.