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Graduate Engineer in Exeter at Arconic United Kingdom

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within the Engineering department for a recent graduate to work as a Process Engineer.  This will provide a challenging opportunity to gain a breadth of knowledge about the many processes that make up the operations of Engineering at AE Exeter.  The main purpose of the role is:
  • To develop, implement and maintain all process engineering activities.
  • To reduce process related scrap.
  • To technically support production of high quality castings to customers’ requirements
  • Achieve cost effected production of components / Processes and qualifications
  • Program manage and execute engineering project assignments

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible, with minimal supervision, for process engineering activities on multiple Aero/IGT blades and vanes on programs amounting to millions of pounds in sales revenue for varying customers.
  • Responsible for qualification of robust metallurgical sound processes to meet customer specified requirements.
  • Review metallurgical related product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Co-ordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering metallurgical issues.
  • Review & approve customer specifications with regard to metallurgical requirements (materials & processes).
  • Produce, review and approve internal qualification reports.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems.  Provide technical support to resolve such problems and resume production of quality parts in a timely manner.
  • Complete root cause analysis and implement root cause fixes.
  • Measure and achieve process capability requirements.
  • To report all process changes to the Process Engineering Team Leader and present plans for their implementation.
  • Contribute to the departmental team objectives by accomplishing results as required.


  • Materials Degree or equivalent.
  • Good statistical understanding (SPC/Process Capability/Gauge R R)
  • High level of computer literacy (Word/Excel/Project)Ability to prepare and write reports.
  • Good judgment and decision making