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Sr. Metallurgist more...
Location:Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Company:Howmet Aerospace
First posted:February 14, 2020


Arconic Engines has an opening for a Sr. Metallurgist to have technical ownership of hardware produced for applicable customers while supporting the business to achieve established processing and financial targets.  This position is located our growing aerospace plant in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.  Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.  Arconic Engines is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC). Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You'll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries-such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It's not just a job. It's a career and a path to the future. You'll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career. Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary technical contact for applicable customers.
  • Develop, modify, improve, and troubleshoot the processes associated with the production of seamless rolled rings and other open-die forgings.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Metallurgical failure analysis and disposition for applicable customers, including generation of non-dimensional concessions for customer review.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management for new part introduction (NPI) for applicable customers, including final review of qualification packages prior to customer review.
  • Perform various Metallurgy Department projects including planning, organizing data collection, and presentation.
  • Initiate and control cost reduction projects to achieve targets established by Supervisor.
  • Release hardware for production utilizing processes that are designed to meet or exceed customer technical (metallurgical and quality) requirements as specified on purchase orders, blueprints, specifications or other related documents.
  • Review of new and revised technical (material, process, quality, etc) specifications, as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build strong working relationships with customers


  • Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or Materials Engineering, from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of three years of manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in Aerospace forging using titanium and/or nickel based super alloys.
  • 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.
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