*Post Cast Operator
La Porte , Indiana
December 29, 2017
Job Summary
Work as a team member, under general supervision to remove, clean, cut and verify castings in the post cast area.

Essential Functions
  • Read and interpret PWI (work instructions)
  • Lifting (max.35#)
  • Long periods of standing
  • Push/Pull/Twisting
  • Basic knowledge of computer hardware and software applications
  • Vision Standards

Job Responsibilities:
A fulltime Post Cast Operator will be able to proficiently perform a minimum of 3 of the following:
  • Knockout
  • Low Temp / Autoclave
  • Cutoff/ Grinding / CNC / Waterblast / Revert Processing
  • Sandblast/ Expediting/ Vibratory
  • Acid Etch
  • Primary Inspection

Job Specifications:

Skills and Abilities
  • Lifting, reading, fork lift driving
  • Understanding of Computers (basic hardware and software)
  • Use of hand tools
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Team concept orientation
  • Vision standards
  • Capable of doing multiple tasks
  • Accurate labor reporting
  • Verify quality of work (work tolerance, recognize defects)
  • Remove excess gating
  • Calibrated measurements of chemicals
  • Ability to become a certified operator (ie: autoclave, etch, alloy verification)

  • Working knowledge of HLC products
  • Chemical usage preferred
  • Manufacturing equipment usage preferred
  • Team concept

Physical Demands
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.

Employee is required to execute the following:
  • Occasional bending, reaching, pushing and pulling when retrieving and moving various items
  • Lifting approximately 50% of the time. Typically, assistance would be provided for weights exceeding 35 pounds.
  • Good manual dexterity Position may require more than eight hours daily and more than five days weekly to complete work assignments
  • Squatting / crouching when retrieving stored items from lower shelves and file cabinets, making equipment / product inspections, etc
  • Standing 80% of the time
  • Visual requirements for this position are close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Chemical related jobs require wearing a chemical suit 90% of the shift; this also includes possibly wearing hard hat, gloves, sleeves and a long coat.
  • Clean work areas and maintain a clean work environment; perform 5S cleaning activities as required.
  • Chemical related jobs require wearing a chemical suit 90% of the shift; this also includes possibly wearing hard hat, gloves, sleeves and a long coat.

Equipment Used
  • Cutoff Saw
  • Grinding equipment
  • CNC equip.
  • Hand tools
  • Blast equip.
  • Chemical bath equip.
  • Air arc/plasma cut

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics describe 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 functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be exposed to moderate to severe dust (75% of the time), to moderate noise (80% of the time), to extreme heat (summer months), and corrosive chemicals. This job description reflects the general details of the specific job identified and is not necessarily a complete listing of all the work requirements that may be involved in the job.
EHS Requirements
  • Expected to assist in the implementation of EHS Values and policy statements and accompanying principals.
  • Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory EHS regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Report all job related illness and injuries (Per Employee Handbook).
  • Report all safety, health and environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EHS training.

Quality Statement
The products we manufacture are used in important industries - transporting goods and people; the defense of our country; critical energy infrastructure for hospitals and public safety. Livelihoods and lives depend upon the products we manufacture. What we do as an organization is important and the first, and best, "line of defense" against non-conforming products escaping to our customers is you. A simple message: don't take it, don't make it, and don't pass it.
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.

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required
WorkKeys testing is REQUIRED to be considered for any hourly production position with Arconic La Porte. Candidates must achieve a Silver Certificate or higher to be considered. The tests can be scheduled and taken at any WorkOne location.

Required testing:
  • Reading for Information - Score of 4 or higher
  • Applied Mathematics - Score of 4 or higher
  • Locating Information - Score of 4 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

A little about us:
Arconic Inc. (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensures customer success and shareholder value.

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