Quality Control Engineer in Springdale, AR at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Quality Engineer to join our Transportation and Construction business unit in Springdale, AR.

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.

Job Summary:
The Quality Engineer will be responsible for implementing initial quality plans on products and programs. Provide support and direction in the implementation and administration of quality systems. Analyze the effectiveness of the quality system and coordinate quality related issues with customers, suppliers, and other functional disciplines.

  • Develop and establish quality systems and procedures, inspection plans, quality performance trends, statistical plans and continuous improvement initiatives specific to assigned customers/product;
  • Perform Customer Purchase Order/Contract Reviews to identify quality requirements for impact into the manufacturing system;
  • Ensure that all documentation, Certification/Inspection Reports, marking, packaging, source inspection and applicable Supplier Source Release are identified and acceptable;
  • Review and maintain all assigned customer quality documents and specifications;
  • Interface and/or work closely with all personnel on procedural issues involving design, methods, tooling, cost and other areas involved in the control of product quality;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of quality related policies and procedures based on corporate and government/customer requirements;
  • Participate in failure analysis and corrective action investigations and assist in the timely dispositioning and processing of nonconforming material;
  • Make recommendations to management on the implementation of process improvements on assigned program(s) or product area(s);
  • Act as liaison for the company in coordinating and resolving customer and supplier complaints and concerns, relative to quality performance, investigations, system audits, and corrective actions;
  • Participate as assigned on Process Improvement Teams or other Continuous Improvement Groups;
  • Prepare periodic and special reports on quality statistics and other related quality issues on assigned program(s) or product area(s);
  • Review manufacturing planning (work orders), methods and process specifications as they relate to assuring product quality;
  • Respond to customer Corrective Action Request in a timely manner, by investigating and determining root cause and corrective/preventive measures to eliminate deficiencies;
  • Coordinate team efforts to resolve issues and monitor trends;
  • Perform internal audits/surveys, where applicable, to assure compliance to specific quality/customer requirements. Audit and validate Statistical Process Control data and procedures for assigned program(s) or product area(s);
  • Initiate Corrective Action Requests and monitors follow-up for effective closure and elimination of identified deficiencies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Quality;
  • 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:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution;
  • Experience in SQL and/or database programming;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Experience in manufacturing environment.