Product Design Engineer in Cleveland, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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    1600 Harvard Avenue
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

Arconic is looking for a Product Design Engineer to join our Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products (AWTP) business unit in Cleveland, OH.
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 Wheel and Transportation Products (AWTP) is a business with a rich tradition and a bright future. We literally invented the forged wheel in 1948 and, as a result of staying close to our customers and consumers, have remained the global leader in providing safe, strong, light-weight and innovative aluminum transportation products ever since.  AWTP serves the commercial vehicle, automotive, and defense industries and employs 2,000 people at 14 locations worldwide.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Global Design Engineering Manager, the Product Design Engineer is accountable for:
  • Design, Finite Element Analysis, and print creation of Heavy, Medium, and Light-Duty wheels using 3D CAD and Finite Element Analysis toolsets.
  • Support of Arconic Wheels accessory design and engineering, as required.
  • Supporting the Advanced Quality Planning Process throughout product development and providing DFMEA & DVP (&R) support on new and revised wheel programs.
  • Participating in weekly AQP/PLM meetings to ensure internal and external deliverables are met or appropriate “Recovery Plans” are in place.
  • Ensuring all design standards and technical requirements are adhered to throughout the design process.
  • Working directly with customers in designing, developing, and implementing wheel products into customers’ applications.
  • Supporting customer PPAP by communicating or providing engineering deliverables to the customer during wheel launch.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with CAD software and Finite Element Analysis
  • 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:
  • Minimum 3 years design experience
  • ANSYS and Solidworks strongly preferred
  • Prior work experience in a design engineering position where internal and/or external customer technical and/or commercial requirements were adhered to
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and general computing skills