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Metallurgical Engineer

Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of Metallurgical Engineer to join our operations team in Massena, New York.

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Review customer specifications and prepares 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.
  • Review and approve/reject 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 controls to maintain product quality and manage and control risks to safety and process integrity.
  • Disposition 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 customer claimed material. Works with Quality Systems to issue corrective actions requests to responsible areas.  Works with the area Operations Quality and process Engineers to develop effective corrective actions.
  • Assigned as Single Point 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 Mangers and Applications Engineers in the development and qualifications of products.
  • Advises the Location of customer requirements resulting in the identification of new key processes requiring Process Management. Monitor product characteristics for process capability to customer requirements and may act as Process Owner for assigned managed process(es).
  • Expected to participate in activities supporting Arconic Massena’s Quality Management System and maintenance of the facility’s ISO and AS9100:D Quality Certifications. This may include but is not limited to Quality Audits, procedure development and approval, reduction of internal and external rejections, change management.

Key Objectives

  • Address quality issues related to the area of support, and will evaluate and develop products, processes, and equipment based on customer requirements.
  • Ensure ISO procedures and product/process control.
  • Recognizes that accident prevention is equal in importance to production, quality, delivery, and cost control and accepts the responsibility to work safely and promote safety consciousness among fellow employees.


Massena, a family-focused place that is tucked in a special corner of New York, is nestled along the mighty St. Lawrence River which borders with Canada to the north. It is an active, adventure fun sport wonderland brimming with spectacular landscapes and waterscapes. Click here to read more about scenic and fun Massena, NY.


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.       
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Materials Science, or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Technical and interpersonal skills essential to teamwork.
  • 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 a U.S> citizen, U.S> Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of experience in a manufacturing environment in a metallurgy or engineering capacity.
  • One year working experience in the aluminum industry.
  • Working knowledge of metal finishing technology.
  • Working knowledge of metal extrusions technology.
  • Working knowledge of aluminum association standards, alloys and tempers.
  • Experience with ISO9001, AS9100.
  • 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.


  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid time off (sick days, vacation days)

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