Materials Technician I - Packaging in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Materials Technician I for our Packaging department in Waco, TX.  This role performs the coordination and movement of materials within the packaging operations.  The Materials Technician will also complete tasks as required including: packaging, labeling, and loading product for shipment, accepting, verifying, and recording of incoming materials and supplies from outside vendors and physically lift, place, and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds for moderate distances.
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 Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Key Responsibilities:
Operate equipment and perform duties as related to functional area of assignment, listed below, and be familiar with safety, environmental, and emergency procedures for equipment in that functional area.
  • Review W.O. to determine customer specific packaging and labeling requirements for work in process.
  • Setup and run box erector/gluer, packaging machines, label printer/applicators, palletizers and stretch wrapping machines.
  • Accurately input data into computer systems to record production quantities through work order completions.
  • Take appropriate action to correct identified inaccuracies.
  • Operate forklift and other material handling equipment to load, unload, and transport material to designated locations in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Load stock into trailers or staging areas in accordance with inbound advice instructions, verifying accuracy of system data.
  • Load packaging lines/hoppers with forklift for packaging operations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs to production equipment. 
  • Numerous miscellaneous general warehouse tasks, including 5s tasks/activities and department improvements.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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.


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