Arconic Quality Engineer I in Fontana, California



Quality Engineer I

Job Function:


Business Unit Group:

Engineered Products and Solutions

Position Description:

Arconic Engines has an immediate opening for a motivated college grad, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, to be part of our Quality Engineering team. The Quality Engineer I will be responsible for managing quality interactions and all quality related functions for designated Customers. Training will be provided. This role requires a blend of both strategic and tactical approaches to managing the customer and their expectations. The position is located at our aerospace forged rings plant in Fontana, 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:

  • Perform quality review of orders during contract review including purchase orders, specifications, blueprints, and other related documents

  • Develops management tools and strategies to ensure that location meets customer expectations for quality compliance, certifications, and inter-company communication.

  • Interfaces with the designated customers as the plant’s quality representative. Communicates the plant’s business objective and cooperative limits to customers within the confines of industry compliance.

  • Works directly with customers to define requirements and solve quality issues while maintaining excellent relationships.

  • Perform quality review of quality records (i.e. certification, packing slips, etc.) prior to shipment

  • Complete and submit first article packages

  • Perform quality assurance verification for raw material

  • Perform reviews of new or revised specifications

  • Ensure compliance to Arconic Engines and customer quality system requirements

  • When customer certified as such, act as customer’s agent on all product quality and quality systems issues

  • Complete all audits, forms, and reports as required by the customer

  • Ensure proper identification and packaging as required

  • Ability to use quality tools to respond and resolve customer concerns

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Technical Skills : Able to read engineering drawings and specifications, have knowledge of geometric dimension and tolerancing principles and have the ability to use measuring devices common to the manufacturing industry.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, drawings, standards, specifications and operating instructions and procedures. Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence for internal/external customers. Ability to communicate effectively before groups of employees of organization, customers, and outside regulatory agencies.

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages. Ability to perform conversion calculations (e.g. metric to inches, Celsius to Fahrenheit). Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to decipher nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to decipher a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

  • Interpersonal Skills/Customer Relations: Demonstrated ability to effectively develop long-standing business relationships while managing through difficult issues. Must be highly intuitive when dealing with customer’s expectations and must be alert to the impact that cultural differences have on the business relationship.

  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems

  • Able to meet the requirements pertaining to Vision Acuity Testing under the Quality Assurance Manual.

Requisition Number:


Minimum Years of Experience:

Entry Level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer the Engineering Bachelor’s Degree is in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Engineering, from an accredited institution

  • Prefer 6+ months of Engineering experience in manufacturing

  • 3+ months of Quality Assurance experience in manufacturing (including internships)

  • Experience with machining: CNC, Milling, Turning, etc.

  • Knowledge of quality systems, quality standards and material specifications

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Minimum Education Required:


Minimum Travel Required:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 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. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Business Unit:

Arconic Engines

Job Type:

Entry Level/New Grad

Compliance With the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations 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). We live our Values and measure our success by the success of our customers, shareholders, communities and people. Arconic’s success is driven by the advantage created by the collective efforts of its employees, and is dependent upon a diverse, inclusive environment that embraces change, new ideas, respect for the individual and fosters an equal opportunity for success. We have zero tolerance for discrimination, intimidation or harassment of any kind.