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QUALITY ENGINEER in Wichita Falls, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

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, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. Arconic Engines 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: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
This position is responsible for the quality, from purchase order to ship, of superalloy castings produced at our facility and will resolve manufacturing & shipment issues relative to customer specifications. Support the administration of quality manuals, continuous improvement initiatives & interaction with business center personnel on quality initiatives. Conceives, evaluates and implements Root cause analysis & corrective/preventative action determined as appropriate.
Tasks include developing and initiating standards and methods of inspection, testing and evaluation, inspecting to ensure that critical and complex aerospace components meet all customer specifications and blueprint requirements while implementing Cost reduction initiatives and part/process improvement activities.
External customer escapes
  • Investigates and analyzes root cause.
  • Develops and implements correction and preventative action plans to include mistake proof solutions.
Periodic Qualification and Re-qualification
  • Prepares L/O and MRB forms and additional support data to customer.
  • Develops VSE/ESA requirements.
Quality Audits
  • Formulates, performs and validates quality system and part audits
Process Certification
  • Defines and implements control plans and FMEA per customer requirements
  • Collects, analyzes and prepares statistical data per control plan
Quote Prep
  • Reviews BOM and routing, Customer and Industry Specifications and B/P.   
Part Shipment
  • Obtain certification as a customer release agent as required.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 months experience working in an internship or co-op capacity in a manufacturing or lab environment;
  • 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:
  •  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution preferred in the following disciplines: Mechanical, Material Science, or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Strong interpersonal and team work skills.
  •  Working knowledge of quality systems and requirements and how they relate to business (i.e. AS9100, NADCAP).
  •  Demonstrated proficiency in Root Cause and Corrective Action analysis and suiting methodology.
  •  Demonstrated use of structured problem-solving methods (i.e. 8D)
  •  Experience with APQP and PPAP is desirable.
  • ASQ, CQA, and/or CQE preferred.
  • Experience in aerospace or automotive.
  • Excellent PC skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must work well in a team environment and commit to continuous improvement.