Process Owner - Rolled Rings in Flexible at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Flexible
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/24/2018

Job Description

Arconic Engines (AEN) is seeking a Process Owner – Rolled Rings to partner with the VP of Quality, Engineering and Continuous Improvement to ensure operational excellence and drive technical improvement throughout our rolled ring operations. Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence and career development. The ideal candidate will engage respectfully with all stakeholders, anticipate challenges, proactively bring solutions, and champion integrity. If this describes you, then we encourage you to apply.

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 Engines (AEN), a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. AEN excels in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high-performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation. For more information: www.arconic.com . Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Profile: This position is responsible for implementing and ensuring that all AEN Rolled Ring processes are performed in compliance with established methods, materials and equipment specifications and that best practices are implemented across AEN Rolled Ring sites. The candidate will need to create an AEN Rolled Ring Manual and associated Arconic Self Assessment Tool (ASAT).

•This role will be part of talent development succession program, ideal candidates will thrive on driving improvement and collaborating with leaders at all levels. Location flexibility may be required.



Essential Functions: The Process Owner – Forgings position within AEN includes both creation of strategic vision and tactical management and execution, examples include but are not limited to:

  • Drives Rolled Ring Process Management at all AEN Rolled Ring locations using the scientific method and six sigma tools.
  • Ensures development and implementation of new materials and processes rooted in six sigma methodology.
  • Reports the Rolled Ring Process ASAT status on a monthly basis and develops plans to facilitate continuous improvement activities across AEN Rolled Ring locations.
Acts as a conduit between the AEN Research Center and manufacturing facilities to ensure that technology needs are communicated and new technology is rapidly tested and implemented

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must possess exceptional written, oral communication, and presentation skills.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt preferred (commitment to achieve green belt status within 24 months required).
  • Must be able to conceptualize equipment and product configurations.
  • Must be a self-starter, manage time effectively and meet deliverable deadlines.
  • Must be a leader that positively represents AEN and influences internal personnel to represent our company in a professional and business-like manner.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to create trustworthy relationships and energize teams.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Metallurgy or Material Science
  • 10 years minimum experience in the Rolled Ring industry
  • 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

  • Master’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt preferred
  • Ability to travel 50—75%