Arconic Unit Process Controller in Verdi, Nevada



Unit Process Controller

Job Function:

Manufacturing / Operations

Business Unit Group:

Engineered Products and Solutions

Position Description:


Ensures compliance to internal manufacturing instructions and procedures by monitoring and recording through Observer and Quality reports all activities related to the hot forging of metals. A detailed knowledge of shop flow and familiarity with metallurgical process control parameters is required, and must be able to operate, program or monitor associated equipment. Assists forge shop crews as required.


Duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be required and assigned at any time.

  • Read and interpret drawings and internal manufacturing instructions, and complete attendant paperwork.

  • Operate large forging furnaces, including inspection for accurate readings and furnace chart printouts. Legibly complete detailed observer reports, record data on furnace charts and furnace loading diagrams and associated documentation, and file such documentation for long term archival as appropriate.

  • Raise Quality Error Reports on observing a process or procedural deviation.

  • Assist in stamping for identification of hot forged product and verify legibility of same after application to the forgings. Apply forging lubricant to metal being rolled/forged, assist in tooling change-overs. Visually and dimensionally inspect hot forgings to verify compliance.

  • Be familiar with all phases of hot work manufacturing.

  • Ability to access and operate a forklift or manipulator to approved O.S.H.A standards.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Requisition Number:


Minimum Years of Experience:

Entry Level

Primary Location:


Minimum Education Required:

High School or GED

Minimum Travel Required:


Basic Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or GED and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, drawings and specifications, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. Ability to write detailed reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of co-workers.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk quickly, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear in a load and hot environment. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch, and climb onto equipment. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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, Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'). Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Business Unit:

Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings

Job Type:

Entry Level/New Grad