Sr. Quality Engineer in Barberton, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary:  Responsibility as the liaison between all Arconic manufacturing processes and the customer.   Provide direct support to Arconic suppliers for problem-solving techniques such as 8D, 7 Step, 5 WHY Principle, etc. and continuous improvement development.  Supervision of quality personnel as assigned.  Back up to the Quality manager in his absence.
Essential Duties:
  • Champions all Customer issues, concerns, and requests
  • Assist suppliers with new model development and launch including a full understanding of the automotive APQP process leading to on time launch with focus on the PPAP assembly
  • Possess a working knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO9001 or ISO/IATF16949 and the ability to work with supply base to continuously improve their systems resulting in improved product/service quality and reduced cost
  • Provide in-depth technical knowledge to support machining, polishing and coating sources to meet Customer PPM requirements and scrap/rework reduction goals.
  • Act as liaison between the forging plants and applicable outside sources to communicate issues and solutions for problem resolution and continuous improvement
  • Assist in the implementation of external and internal systems to drive continuous improvement in the CVW flow path within the framework of APS/Lean Manufacturing
  • Support launches of new wheel programs including prototype, FAI, and all PPAP elements
  • Drive advanced quality planning internally and throughout the subcontractors, suppliers and external providers
  • Lead and drive improvement projects as assigned/evolved to support organizational goals


Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess or be actively pursuing a Bachelor's in Engineering or Engineering Technology degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Quality role located in a manufacturing and / or plant 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
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of Arconic Policies and Procedures;
  • Understand Quality Assurance procedures and techniques as related to the metals industry.
  • Experience reading and interpreting blue prints.
  • Understand geometric tolerancing and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) process.
  • Experience with ISO9001/IATF16949 Internal Auditing.
  • Experience working with plant statistics, reporting and MS office presentation.
This description is a general statement of duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  This description is not intended to be all inclusive and other related duties may be assigned.