Manufacturing Engineer in Barberton, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products invented the first forged aluminum truck wheel in 1948—and by doing so, we created an entire industry. Seven decades later, we’re proud to be the global market leader in the forged, aluminum heavy-duty truck wheel market, holding the number one position. We’ve helped customers around the world to increase payload while saving fuel and reducing maintenance by switching out heavy steel wheels for lightweight aluminum.

The Manufacturing Engineer located at our Barberton, OH location is responsible for supporting AWTP’s manufacturing strategy to include planning, budgeting, and execution of projects within the manufacturing processes.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Originate, develop, and execute projects to meet location and process goals for productivity and/ or cost reduction;
  • Perform and/or direct the design, development, installation, cost control, and evaluation of complex engineering projects and act as lead to project resources as needed;
  • Provide specialized technical expertise in the application and use of material handling, control, and automation technology for plant facilities and processes;
  • Provide engineering innovations that will increase reliability and availability of the plant facilities, while maintaining or improving the overall safety of the plant’s equipment and processes;
  • Work closely with Production, Planning and other departments (Purchasing, Maintenance, or outside vendors) to plan work activities;
  • Work on process and cycle time Improvements;
  • Support EHS projects and improvements;
  • Possess a solid understanding of computer programming and software development;
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests;
  • Continuing to learn the craft of mechanical, electrical, controls and automation engineering, researching “state-of-the-art” and how it could be utilized on the manufacturing floor.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience;
  • Minimum of 1 years of Engineering experience in a manufacturing 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 7 years of project management experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years of Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.