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Process Specialist II - Inserts in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking a Index Lead. This is an opportunity to grow 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 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our plant in Torrance, CA.
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).

Primary Purpose:
Under general direction of a supervisor or a manager, assist in giving work assignments and direction to the workers in the assigned department to meet EHS, Quality, and Production goals.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Must be authorized to train employees in LTV (Lock, Tag, and Verify) in assigned areas as required
  • Must be knowledgeable of applicable requirement pertaining to the safe operation of the equipment
  • Participate in EHS activities to meet facility goals
  • Must perform 5s and train employees in designated the area
  • Active involvement in performance management activities to support production
  • Responsible for AM activities in designated area
  • Perform Autonomous Maintenance on department equipment following established guidelines and procedures
  • Ensure the department produces quality products and train operators in different areas
  • Must support and aid the operators to perform set-ups and troubleshoot machines
  • Monitor the daily output of the operators to make sure they are meeting their standards
  • Monitor all operations and ensure the product is flowing as required
  • Interface with engineering, quality, and planners to ensure parts are made according to specifications and production plans
  • Follow all EHS Policies, Procedures and reports all incidents immediately
Essential Knowledge & Skills:
  • Must be able to make a layout from a part print, and/or prepare work instruction for assembly areas (time studies, observation sheet, etc.) as required
  • Must be knowledgeable in different processes and specifications in assigned area
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated, positive attitude and have solid communication skills
  • Must have good leadership skills and good common sense
  • Fluent in English; read, write, and speak.  Second language skill is a plus.
  • Basic computer and math skills.                  
  • Read and interpret part drawings, work instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to use the necessary measuring tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators, Comparator, etc.) as required.
  • Training and/or experience in Lean Manufacturing techniques, such as Daily Management, Kaizen teams & workshops, problem solving, standardized work, etc.
  • Employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.


Basic Qualification:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience on Index Machines
  • 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 Qualification:
  • Previous leadership experience