Tooling Specialist III in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking a Tooling Specialist III. This is an opportunity to grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our plant in Torrance, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Essential Knowledge/Skills
  • Carbide die maker with a good understanding of cold heading and cold headers in a fast-paced aerospace environment.
  • Must have experience working with carbide, steel materials and working in close tolerance to meet blueprint requirements and specifications.
  • Machine shop skills are required and must be willing to work in a team environment.
  • Report all incidents including injuries, spills, fires, property damage, and rear misses to their supervisor.
  • Must be able to do own set-ups, adjustments by means of reading and understanding blueprints. 
  • Self-starter with quality and production goals in mind as well as working to ABS and EHS principles.
  • Keeping work area clean and organized using the 5S method. 
  • Basic math skills and understanding of aerospace fasteners.
  • Knowledge of lathes, mills, grinders, comparators, and hand tools.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have minimum of 5 years experience
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • 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.