Quality Engineer in Midway, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Midway, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you a passionate professional that wants to be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced location in Savannah, GA? Do you consider yourself an empowered entrepreneur with the drive to transform ideas into sustainable value? Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence and career development. Arconic is a company that promotes and develops from within with worldwide opportunities. If you are interested in a career with our facility, where our business has doubled in revenue in first five years of existence, we encourage you to apply.

This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Primary responsibilities are to develop, control, troubleshoot, and improve the procedures and work instructions for products produced at Arconic Engines, Savannah Operations.
  • Monitor and adjust the production process using statistical process control through analysis of processing parameters and metallurgical testing results to ensure that all requirements, both internal and external, are met.
  • Support and follow the quality system to prevent any defective pieces from leaving the facility and reaching the customer.
  • Review customer complaints, analyze returns and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Review statistical data and present in a graphical format. Assist plants in implementation of statistical methods and quality improvement programs
  • Conduct annual plant audits and systems surveys.
  • Update and augment group Quality Assurance procedures and systems.
  • Assist application Engineering and Sales in development and application problems.
  • Continually strive to improve: testing methods, tooling, and equipment through statistical sampling, that will ensure adequate quality in our manufactured product.
  • Work with engineering to develop simple and efficient methods of testing new product lines.
  • Monitor all manufacturing processes through audits and daily evaluations, to ensure that processes are being followed, and short cuts are not being taken, jeopardizing the quality of our product.
  • Provide support as deemed necessary by management to allow the Quality Department to function efficiently.
  • Remain flexible with daily activities in order to handle emergency issues as they arrive.
  • Travel as necessary to customers and suppliers to control problem areas.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Quality Manager.
  • Work in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment.
  • Comply with all EHS rules and regulations and supervisory instructions.
  • Report all incidents including injuries, spills, fires, property damage, and near misses to their supervisor.
  • Review revisions in quality documentation to make sure that all technical requirements are met.
  • Support production in daily activities.
  • Disposition process violations in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and submit concessions to the customer for review and disposition.
  • Determine root causes of deviations and implement effective corrective and preventative actions in order to minimize future disruption to manufacturing.
  • Improve all processes within the manufacturing line to minimize quality events.
  • Work actively on continuous improvement and cost reductions to achieve the company’s financial objectives.
  • Communicate regularly with internal employees and customers.
  • Perform various department and/or company projects, including planning, organizing data collection, and presentation of results.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Office

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Nickel and titanium manufacturing facility. Exposure to: moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold, extreme heat, vibration; loud noise level


Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in Quality or Process/Product Engineering role within a manufacturing 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 in Engineering , or Materials Science from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Aerospace manufacturing.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience working with Quality systems and specifications.
  • AS9100 specification experience is desired.