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Metallurgical Technician in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Alcoa, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic Inc. is seeking an experienced and talented Metallurgical Technician for our Tennessee Operations facility. The principal emphasis of this position is to provide the high degree of technical expertise needed to produce a quality product at a competitive cost. Based on his/her experience working with equipment, practices, customers and people, this person has responsibility for problem solving, developing and controlling quality standards, fabricating practices, and instructing and training the appropriate personnel. He/she also may assist or coordinate in the design and developments of new technical processes/equipment to provide a quality product.

Job Responsibilities:
  • • Working with other technical personnel to develop Surface Quality Monitoring (SQM) system reliability and reaction standards for TN Operations, satellite and OSP operations. This includes routine equipment maintenance, equipment operational availability, calibration, defect mapping, training and coaching of production and maintenance personnel locally and OSP locations (remotely and on sight).
    • Ordering and maintaining adequate spare part inventory. • System trouble shooting and repair in conjunction with Team leader and system supplier(s).
    • In plant and OSP process monitoring to insure standard practices and special instructions are being followed, including departmental quality systems implementation and auditing.
    • First in help chain for field service and customer support personnel needing process investigation and data sharing.
     • Ensuring the traceability of all products through the assigned area(s) Problem solving, developing solutions, and implementing corrective actions for related quality concerns.
    • Implementation of ABS principles and problem solving A3s.
    • Participation in Kiazen events.
    • Quality and EHS related Human Performance coaching • Disposition of non-conforming material and DMA Area management.
    • Monitoring final product surface data for trending and process control%5C%5Cimprovement purposes. • Maintain and store data and records including related area quality procedures and documents needed to meet corporate, and customers’ specification requirements.
    • Assisting in development of APQP tools (FMEA, control plans, and reaction plans), TS16949 compliant procedures, VPM systems, and CQI-9 compliant practices.
     • Working as a team with other disciplines to minimize costs, optimize product quality, and achieve plant recovery and customer return goals.
     • Support Tennessee Operation safety goals. The incumbent must attend all personnel safety training.


Basic Qualifications :
• Associates Degree or Minimum 3 years experience in a technical and/or operational support role within a sheet producing plant or similar environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
• Candidate(s) must have good communication skills.
• Candidate(s) must be able to work in a diverse work environment.  
Preferred Qualifications :
• Bachelors Degree
 • Quality control or technical support experience for hot rolling, cold rolling, or sheet heat treatment operations.
 • Experience with SQM systems.
• Experience with automotive customers.
• SAP systems and WIN OE program or similar systems.

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.