Manufacturing Engineer in Dover, NJ at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dover, NJ
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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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: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Based at our Dover, NJ facility, this position is responsible for continuous improvement of manufacturing processes by improving work design; flow of materials, and through training and coaching of employees in use of continuous improvement tools, leading to improved safety, productivity, quality, and lead time.


  • Expected to assist in the implementation of Arconic Power and Propulsion’s value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
  • Comply with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Report all job related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
  • Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EH&S training.

Essential Job Functions
  • Conceives, evaluates and implements problem solving activities, cost reduction initiatives, lead time reduction projects, and part/process improvement activities
  • Trains and coaches other employees in continuous improvement tools and concepts.
  • Leads projects including defining scope, cost justification, developing project plans, managing implementation, and monitoring results
  • Improves processes of critical and complex aerospace components. Job Responsibilities: Standardized Work Development, Conducts time studies, Develops cell layouts and work design and documents in standardized work o Coaches operators and department leaders in use of standards and cells
  • Waste Elimination, Observes processes and collects and analyzes data to identify waste, Eliminates waste through root cause problem solving and rapid experimentation o Works with other resources as needed (engineering, quality, maintenance, etc) to eliminate observed waste o Works to identify and eliminate ergonomic and safety issues o Supports development and improvement of fixtures and toolin
  • Training/Coaching/Facilitating o Trains operators and other employees in problem solving methodology, 5S, and other improvement tools o Facilitates and leads problem solving and kaizen teams. Keep in contact with other locations to ensure sharing of best practice
  • Complies with all EHS rules required for the work environment


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • 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')
  • 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

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Demonstrated application of Lean tools to solve manufacturing problems
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Strong knowledge and application of Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Efficient analytical and problem-solving skills. Working knowledge of computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office products, graphics, and statistical analysis software).