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Chief Quality Inspector - (Job Number: 19001978) at Arconic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lafayette, Indiana

Job Description:

We are looking for a full time Chief Inspector in Lafayette Operations facility in the Arconic Aluminum Extrusions (AEX) business unit, based in Lafayette, Indiana. This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Arconic Aluminum Extrusions (AEX) serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights.


Strong base salary plus variable compensation bonus structure

Generous Health Benefits beginning day 1; medical, life, dental and vision plans

401(k) Program with a Company Match (up to 6%)

Retirement contribution (3%)

Competitive annual vacation accrual

10 annual paid holidays

Employee discount programs

Essential Functions:

This role is responsible for the inspection process in our Aluminum Extrusion department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the in-process, final inspection and source inspection activities in the extrusion department.

  • Verify product quality in accordance with appropriate quality plans.

  • Provide inspection support on all three shifts.

  • Effective training, performance monitoring, coaching, and support.

  • Communicate quality issues (DMR, customer complaints, RMA's, etc) to Production to improve product quality, identifying opportunities for improved performance, and leading the activities that will result in positive change.
  • Work with Planning to review quality concern in correlation with shipments
  • Maintain First Article log and documentation.
  • Update procedures and work instructions.
  • Provide Inspection technique/system training of all Inspection Categories.

  • Provide back-up support to other Source Inspector(s).

  • Coordinate appropriate customer source inspection activities, including customer visits to Lafayette Operations to source inspect their products prior to shipment.

  • Conduct physical inspection of customer material to meet customer requirements

  • Audit customer related lot tickets to assure that all required operations have been performed in accordance with customer requirements.

  • Review and compare customer related sales documents and prints with material certifications to ensure consistency and compliance.

  • Coordinate special customer requirements or requirement changes through Arconic sales and/or customer representatives.

  • Act as a liaison with others, such as production, metallurgical, and other appropriate personnel on inspection issues.

  • Coordinate and oversee outside processing activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an industrial environment

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. 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 .

Preferred Qualifications;

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office package software

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment