Lean Manufacturing Engineer (ABS Engineer) in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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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. 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. For more information: www.arconic.com. Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate successful Kaizen and rapid improvement process events with both internal and external consultants, customers and suppliers, with a major emphasis on locally focused improvement. Provide the support all follow-throughs required to sustain the improvements during the events.
  • Coordinate, assist and deliver team-based and ABS training to support enhanced organizational performance through imparting a thorough knowledge and ABS concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Assist team leaders in team skill and knowledge development to support meeting management goals, project management, improvements, results measurements, problem solving and related team skills.
  • Provide assistance and support focusing on the perfection of ABS techniques. Identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Assist in the collection of data for tracking improvements.
  • Coordinate with resource departments to fabricate, install and implement improvements.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintain full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of, and commitment to, ABS manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Completes reports and forms, as required.
  • Promote and demonstrate the ABS methodologies and concepts at all times.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Develops strategies and programs that improve the productivity and efficiency of the various work processes of the company.
  • Instructs others in continuous process improvements, including the use of various problem solving and productivity techniques such as process mapping and cost time management.
  • Facilitates employee teams to build cohesiveness and improve the overall results of the respective teams' tasks.
Skills:
  • Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence
  • Strong verbal communication skills - ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization; ability to prepare and present training; ability to influence.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Minitab or equivalent statistical software
  • Good planning and organizational skills



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 6 months of work experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • 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 require 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


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Engineering, from an accredited institution
  • minimum 1 year of work experience in a manufacturing environment that utilizes Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement principles and programs