NPD Engineer in Carson, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Engineer, New Production Development (Entry Level)
This is an opportunity to start your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401(k) matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. 
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) 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; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Essential Functions:
Responsible for designing and developing new products for aerospace industry.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Designs and develops new products and product families reducing global requirement to conceptual designs then detailed designs.
  • Analyzes research data, prior art and relevant specifications to define the design space.
  • Collaborates with team members to select materials, processes and tooling.
  • Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and validate design.
  • Participates in the preparation of invention reports and preparation of other documentation required to file and prosecute patents.
  • Prepares or coordinates preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings.
  • Coordinates building of prototype product.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs, coordinates test programs.
  • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to design product and simulate performance.
  • Works under the direction of a Sr. engineer or Engineering Manager to manage new product development projects from concept development to design/product definition, verification and validation.
Additional Skills and Abilities:
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquiries regardless of the situation.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Pursuing Masters of Science degree (MS) in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, or a related technical discipline graduating in Winter 2019 or Spring/Summer of 2020.
  • 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 Regulation (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 Qualifications:
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, or a related technical discipline.