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Finishing Process Engineer in Springdale, AR at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    600 Kawneer Drive
    Springdale, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

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. 
Building and Construction Systems, a business unit of Arconic, is the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
We have an immediate opening for a Finishing Process Engineer at our Kawneer Flagship Plant in Springdale, AR.  The Finishing Process Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining the efficient process of aluminum painting and anodizing. The position encompasses several areas of Engineering disciplines, not limited to Safety, Process, Reliability, Quality and Project Engineering for their respective departments.  The Engineer will also be responsible for Capital Execution which includes developing project cost estimates, providing project justification, contract / vendor management, and project cost accounting. The Engineer will also be a Single Point of accountability for at least 1 Safety Protocol. 
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Day-to-day technical advice, problem solving and support to operations and maintenance by applying engineering principles, tools and skills to solve problems to root cause;
  • Ensuring immediate equipment functionality and supporting the implementation of long term improvement strategies;
  • Reviewing or participating in existing equipment modifications or new equipment installations (capex) and ensuring compliance with appropriate engineering standards;
  • Developing and implementing engineering solutions to eliminate repetitive equipment failures;
  • Facilitating the improvement of equipment reliability through reducing failures and turnaround times for planned and unplanned events;
  • Leading/Facilitating risk assessment and value analysis to make accurate engineering decisions for repair/replace/redesign;
  • Identifying and/or implementing new ideas and cost reduction opportunities;
  • Managing contractor activities to support the implementation of critical equipment repairs or modifications;
  • Conveying technical ideas and concepts to support plant objectives and goals;
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating equipment files, programs and drawings


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 1-year experience in a manufacturing environment, could include co-op/internship
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with AutoCad and / or SolidWorks;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office365 and OSI PI
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control
  • Experience with anodizing and/or painting processes