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Process Engineer: Post Cast and Chemical Processing - (Job Number: 19003759)

Laporte, IN
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This position is responsible for ensuring that the Post Cast processes (e.g. mold knock-out, abrasive cutting, rough finishing, sand blasting, etc.) and Chemical processes (e.g. ceramic leaching and casting surface etching) are performed in compliance with the methods, materials, and equipment specifications as detailed in the business unit process manual and/or plant-specific requirements in addition to any applicable customer requirements. The Process Owner is accountable for process improvement, control and standardization in the assigned area and works closely with Operations, Engineering, Quality, and other stakeholders.


  • Follow Arconic's EHS Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) requirements along with all department-specific safety requirements.
  • Oversee the development of standard policies, procedures and practices to ensure the processes within the Post Cast and Chemical Processing operations are standardized and controlled.
  • Assure flow down of industry, customer, and corporate/ plant standards as they relate to the Process Owner's areas of responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain the process owner's performance metrics and reporting systems.

Job responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor key variables of the manufacturing sub-processes (e.g. knock-out, cutting, grinding, leaching, and etching) to determine process stability
  • Drive process stability and improvements through structured process monitoring and by promoting best practice methodologies and new technologies
  • Perform/ lead and report on monthly process reviews
  • Ensure the timely and effective resolution of issues resulting from internal, peer, and external audits
  • Assume responsibility for integrity of assigned process requirements.
  • Interact with internal and external customers to understand technical requirements and resolve issues.
  • Responsible for determination of the root cause of any deviation from critical process specifications and provide technical support to Process and Product Engineering to resolve post cast and chemical process related issues.
  • Contribute to Business Unit new technology adaptation and validation efforts
  • Maintain training and certification of chemical etch and grain inspection operators
  • Responsible for understanding downstream product quality as it relates to the post cast and chemical processing processes and react appropriately to observed conditions
  • Institute proper project monitoring, follow up and feedback system to ensure financial and contract targets are met. (Example: Yields and Rework)
  • Foster continuous improvement utilizing process management, designed experiments, Six Sigma, and statistical process control
  • As a recognized expert in the Post Cast and Chemical processing technology area, provide technical guidance to management and peers in areas of current or potential needs of the plant.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline from an accredited institution
  • 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. persons as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Materials Science, Metallurgical, or Manufacturing Engineering preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • 3 years industry experience
  • Experience in engineered metal component manufacturing
  • Ability to read blueprints and conceptualize product configurations
  • A self-starter with effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and engage employees at all levels of the organization.

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-01-17
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