General Forge Helper in Rochester, NY at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Engines has an opening for a General Forge Helper to assist press operators, utilize power tools, air arching equipment and billet grinders.  This position is based in our Rochester, NY facility.  Candidates should be shift flexible and able to work up to 12 hour shifts on days or nights.
Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks, and forgings.  We excel 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.  Arconic Engines is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).


  • Assist in the set-up and operation of hydraulic industrial forging equipment
  • Set, adjust and monitor CN programs to process hot and cold forging rings
  • Measure and record dimensions of forgings using scales, calipers and other tools
  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals
  • Set, adjust and monitor furnaces to ensure material is heated properly and fully
  • Follow all Arconic quality procedures to meet customer requirements
  • Read and interpret travelers to create forgings meeting customer prints
  • Interpret basic drawings to ensure parts and tooling are conforming
  • Visually inspect parts to identify and notify engineering of defects
  • Use forklifts and manipulators to transport and move hot and cold material
  • Perform preventive maintenance daily
  • Clean, paint and maintain assigned cell as required by your supervisor
  • Continuously lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work with other departments and shifts to ensure business needs are met
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts
  • Available nights and weekends
  • Available for additional overtime up to 64 hours a week to meet production needs
  • Follow all safety procedures and assist in notification of improvement areas
  • Strong teamwork skills in order to work with different teams and leads on a daily basis
  • May be required to wear a respirator or supplied air system

Basic Requirements

  • Education: High school education or GED
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment 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 a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.