Product Metallurgical Engineer (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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All About Arconic: Arconic is currently in search of a Product Metallurgical Engineer to join our Global Rolled Products Operations business unit in Lancaster, PA. Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate, and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging and building and construction markets. In 2020, the businesses of Arconic Corporation reported annual revenue of $5.7 billion. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we make products that meet quality, efficiency, and delivery objectives to achieve customer success and shareholder value.

Arconic Lancaster has been a leader in the aluminum manufacturing industry and a strong community partner for over 75 years. At our 1.3 million square-foot plant, we produce a variety of products--from painted aluminum sheet to blanked aluminum products. What we produce here is found in a wide assortment of end products, such as truck cabs, cookware, and construction materials. We also produce brazing sheet used by auto manufacturers to make evaporator and condenser components. Over 400 customers use our product for a variety of consumer goods.

The Product Metallurgical Engineer is responsible for reviewing customer specifications, online practice approval, and the investigation of claims and rejections, leading to practices that meet customer quality requirements while at the same time minimizing cost through assuring maximum operational availability. This position will require close customer contact, with the expectation that travel to a customer's location will at times be required.

Safetyis our number one value. We will provide you with all the PPE and training you need to perform your job as safely.

Key Accountabilities:

Specifications & Availabilities

  • Reviews customer specifications and prepares formal letters of acceptance or exception.

  • Advises Sales, Marketing or Customer Service of product availabilities, recommending full Trial &

  • Availabilities reviews for non-standard products.

  • Issues Special Practices Requirements documents per Departmental procedures.

  • Initiates PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) if required by the customer.

Practice Approval

  • Reviews and approves / rejects practices, advising Customer Service and Production Planning of reasons for rejection.

  • Ensures that practices are designed and effectively deployed to meet customer requirements, while optimizing costs and profit potential.

  • Deploys effective change control to maintain product quality and manage and control risks to safety and process integrity.

Disposition of QMR

  • Dispositions internal questionable material, determining if the material is usable by the customer.

  • Works with the production areas to investigate root cause and problem solve to root cause.

Disposition of Claims

  • Dispositions customer claimed material

  • Works with Quality Systems to issue corrective action requests to responsible areas

  • Works with the area Operations Quality and Process Engineers to develop effective corrective actions.

Customer Awareness

  • Assigned as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for customer accounts, with the expectation that travel to a customer's location/and or host on-site visits to resolve claims and assist in new product development will at times be required.

  • Assists Technical Account Managers and Application Engineers in the development and qualification of products.

Process Management

  • Advises the Location of customer requirements resulting in the identification of new key processes requiring Process Management.

  • Monitors product characteristics for process capability to customer requirements and may act as Process Owner for assigned managed process(es).

Quality Systems

  • Expected to participate in activities supporting Arconic Lancaster's Quality Management System and maintenance of the facility's ISO and IATF Quality Certifications. This may include but is not limited to:

  • Quality Audits, Procedure development and approval, reduction of internal and external rejections, change management


    • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science Engineering or Materials Science from an accredited university
    • 1 year experience in an engineering role.

    • Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment in a metallurgy or engineering capacity
    • One year working experience in the aluminum industry
    • Working knowledge of casting, metal rolling or metal finishing technology
    • Working knowledge of Aluminum Association Standards, alloys and tempers
    • Experience with ISO9001 IATF 16949
    • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) or Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) certification
    • Experience with APQP (advanced product quality planning) and PPAP (production part approval process),
    • Experience with Measurement Systems Analysis
    • Experience using Minitab or other statistical analysis software

Arconic's Benefits Package includes:

  • Strong base salary with variable quarterly bonus program
  • Generous Health Benefits beginning day 1! (medical, life, dental and vision plans available)
  • 401(k) Match Program (up to 6% company match) PLUS a company Retirement contribution (3% of base salary)
  • Competitive annual vacation accrual PLUS 9 annual paid holidays and 2 personal holidays

In addition to the above benefits, Arconic offers:
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests
  • A collaborative teams-oriented environment where employees are empowered to make an impact to the results of the business
  • The ability to interact with other employees through one of our 6 Employee Resource Groups that give back to our community and plan events for other employees within the plant
  • Employee recognition programs including service awards and additional opportunities for incentive pay

About Lancaster, PA: A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is situated for easy access to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a notable entertainment community with rich historic sites, museums, many different shopping centers, entertainment venues, and restaurants.
More Information on Arconic
Arconic operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA. Arconic was founded in 2016. It has 4323 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 5 open jobs at Arconic, click here.
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