Process Control Technician in Savannah, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you an energetic and dependable employee that takes pride in your craft? Would you like to be part of a dynamic and growing aerospace manufacturing business in Savannah, GA? Arconic Engines is looking for qualified Maintenance Technicians at our Savannah, Georgia location. Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence and career development. Arconic is a company that promotes and develops from within with worldwide opportunities. If you are interested in a career with our facility, where our business has doubled in revenue in first five years of existence, we encourage you to apply.


Company Benefits: We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with financial security, health and well-being. In addition to competitive pay, we off a variety of benefit programs.
  • Medical, Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match (up to 6%)
  • Retirement contribution (3%)
  • Performance Pay based on company results (up to 5%)
  • 2 weeks’ annual vacation accrual
  • 10 annual paid holidays
  • Employee discount programs

Position Profile: The Process Control Technician inspects, tests, repairs, calibrates, and maintains equipment in the entire facility.

Essential Functions: This is a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities, and is not all inclusive. Incumbent(s) may and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
  • Inspect and test equipment to identify malfunctions or defects.
  • Perform furnace TUS, Sat, and maintain furnace calibration / compliance
  • Provide hardware design, including I/O, response units, control units, network requirements and software
  • Codes programs in varied languages with focus on VBScript, C++ and Ladder Logic
  • Provide integrated SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) solutions
  • Proficiency in: Proficy Plant Applications (iFix, Historian, Portal), Rockwell Automation Software (Factory Talk View, RSLinx, Factory Talk Historian), VBA, Microsoft Suite / SQL / AutoCAD / Server / Active Directory / Group Policy / Cisco
  • Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and to determine optimum equipment functioning.
  • Prepare and maintain records detailing tests, repairs, calibrations, furnace surveys, and maintenance.
  • Analyze test data in order to diagnose malfunctions, to determine performance characteristics of systems, and to evaluate effects of system modifications.
  • Repair, replace, and clean equipment and components
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work various shifts that support a 24/7 operation
  • Must be able to learn and follow company procedures and work instructions.
  • Maintains a safe and organized workstation and follows all company policy, safety and procedures.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Basic functions of Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to operate a forklift and man lift to O.S.H.A approved standards.

Physical Demands:
  • Continuously required to wear common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats.
  • Continuously required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently required lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Location/Environmental Requirements: Nickel and titanium manufacturing facility. Exposure to: moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold, extreme heat, vibration; loud noise level.

Shifts Available: M – F Days (Weekend duty rotating)


Basic Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent in Process Control Technology, Instrumentation Technology, Electrical & Instrumentation, or equivalent education. Hands on experience will be considered in leu of education
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in at least one of these specialty areas; gas fired furnace calibrations / maintenance, E&I, Process Controls, hydraulics, CNC mechanic, welding, or facilities/general maintenance
  • 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 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in at least one of these specialty areas (Controls/Electronics, Electrician, Hydraulics, Welding or Facilities/General Maintenance)