Programmer Analyst in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel 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. Arconic Engines is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

The primary role of this position is to analyze, design, develop, and implement systems that capture, store, integrate, and visualize data captured from the processes and equipment on the shop floor of a manufacturing facility in support of the company’s process/yield improvement and operational excellence goals. While this position is within the IT organization, it targets business needs in the manufacturing, process management, and data analysis areas with a blend of business intelligence and engineering skills related to shop floor data acquisition (HMI/SCADA) and process data historians.

This role will require significant interaction with manufacturing, automation, engineering, and IT resources in the manufacturing locations making effective communication with the business essential. The qualified candidate must be a self-starter capable of managing medium sized projects within an established budget and timeline.

Essential responsibilities include:

Analyze, design, develop, and implement manufacturing process data integration and analysis systems with primary focus on the implementation of process historians and associated tools.
Interact with necessary business process and system owners to effectively understand requirements and implement the appropriate systems solution.
Effectively utilize a standardized project lifecycle and management methodology to manage projects, communicate status, and deliver work to schedule and budget.
Execute work in compliance with all appropriate audit and regulatory requirements.

This position provides a dynamic work environment in which the qualified candidate will directly contribute to the immediate and long-term needs of the company while at the same time supporting individual career development goals.

Preferred location for these positions would be Whitehall, Pittsburgh, or Wichita Falls, however, will consider any US Arconic Engines locations.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, or computer engineering from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in IT and/or automation engineering
  • 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.
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solid understanding and practical application of systems analysis and technical skills in applicable area of focus. Working knowledge of process historians, .net programming, and SQL.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively present material to a wide range of audiences.
  • Self-starter capable of managing medium sized projects within set budget and timeframe.
  • Remain current with the business, industry trends, the IT profession, and associated best practices.