Materials Technician III - Component Stores in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Materials Technician III, Component Stores. The Materials Technician III, Component Stores performs more complex materials tasks involving the coordination of material flows throughout manufacturing processes; has thorough knowledge of business enterprise systems in area of specialization; identifies problems, determines root causes, and takes required corrective action to achieve a high level of inventory accuracy; operates a variety of powered material handling equipment and performs manual tasks and may provide direction to lower-level Technicians.  This position will be based in our Waco, TX plant.
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:
  • Reviews work order requirements to match quantities and heat lots for optimized component testing and assembly.
  • Prioritizes work order assembly machine queues through Inspection, versus customer demand including direction from the Scheduler.  Prints work orders when needed and delivers to Production Technicians.
  • Communicates with other Material Handlers to transport work-in-process parts meeting specifications from one manufacturing process to another.  Ensures that systems entries tracking movements are entered in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Conducts cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy.  When required uses hand-counts and weight-counts parts to verify inventory quantities in process and makes required adjustments to systems records.  Determines and corrects causes of inventory inaccuracy.
  • Dispositions rejected materials properly and prevents them from re-entering manufacturing flows.
  • Reviews remaining components after completion of assembly operations and determines if they are to be returned to stock, routed to other assembly operations, or disposed of.
  • Organizes the component stores area to ensure that inventory is stored for rapid movement, ease of identification, and protection from damage.
  • Establishes priorities for component processing of rework orders such as heat treating, plating, lubing, testing and inspection.
  • Prints product labels where required.  Coordinates transporting finished goods to Packaging and completes move-to-stock transactions in the system.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly maintained and operated, to include checking oil, water, fuel, and other fluids before and during use.
  • 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 the Arconic Business System (ABS) lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Read, write and perform standard math calculations.
  • Operate a forklift or walk-behind lift and perform manual activities with moderate physical demands.
  • Willing to learn new computer based systems to perform transactions.
  • Must be able to interact positively with other individuals to function effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Be a highly organized individual, able to operate effectively in a demanding environment.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to operate a computer and be familiar with using Excel.
  • 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.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Familiar with using Baan MRP
  • Two years of experience performing work that has provided a good understanding of computerized materials management systems in a manufacturing environment.