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Manipulator Driver in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 2/22/2019

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Manipulator Driver
Arconic Engines (AEN) is seeking a Manipulator Driver.  This position is located in our Fontana, CA location.

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: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Under the direction of the Blacksmith and Forge Supervisor, the Manipulator Driver moves, stacks, loads and unloads forgings from furnaces utilizing electric, propane or diesel powered lift trucks within the forge shop, between departments and/or buildings. 

Duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be required and assigned at any time.
Operates manipulator to transport metal stock from furnace and position it on anvil of forging hammer.
Moves levers and pedals to guide manipulator along floor.
Moves levers on control box to grasp work piece with jaws mounted on arm extending from manipulator cab, and transports work piece to press or hammer.
Moves controls of arms to turn and position work piece on anvil as it is being shaped, following signals of Hammer Operator and/or Blacksmith.
Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
Inventories materials on work floor, supplies workers with materials as needed.
Must have an understanding and knowledge of company procedures and work instructions.
Maintains a safe and organized workstation and follows all company policy, safety and procedures.


High school diploma or GED and min six months of related experience and/or training

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

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, drawings, standards, specifications and operating instructions and procedures.  Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence for internal/external customers.  Ability to communicate effectively before groups of employees of organization, and customers.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages.  Ability to perform conversion calculations (e.g. metric to inches, Celsius to Fahrenheit).  Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.

Must have a valid forklift certification