Arconic Melter Technician (Alloy) - Weekend & Off Shifts in Dover, New Jersey



Melter Technician (Alloy) - Weekend & Off Shifts

Job Function:

Manufacturing / Operations

Business Unit Group:

Engineered Products and Solutions

Position Description:


Melt tech will be responsible for daily operation of the vacuum furnaces


  • 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.


  • Address any Safety concerns promptly.

  • Melting unit operation (pumps blower’s etc.).

  • Monitor operation of equipment and perform adjustments as needed to insure equipment effectiveness

  • Furnish Lab prelim requirements.

  • Document and maintain accurate records and logs and maintain a clean and orderly work environment

  • Perform minor and preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Install, remove, and monitor operation of preheat torches

  • Follow all Melting techniques (Al’s, Melt Practices).

  • Perform metal weighing of additions (if qualified) and or verify prelim additions are correct

  • Some data entry of melt card/log required.

  • May be required to assist on multiple furnaces during the course of a work day.

  • Perform coil changes which will include confined space, LTV and operating the overhead crane to remove and install coils.

  • Perform emergency and remedial procedures which may arise during the melting process.

  • Assist in the training of new team members

  • Troubleshooting techniques.

  • Paperwork and record keeping.

  • Spout and entry changes.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.

  • Run the tube cleaner and keep area clean

  • Hot top molds and clean molds as required

  • Performing other duties as assigned by department leaders or supervisor.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Training may be temporarily scheduled on a shift other than the shift listed above.

Requisition Number:


Minimum Years of Experience:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • ​Ability to read, write, and comprehend English.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.


  • Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, safety shoes, hardhat, hearing protection and clothing.

  • Donning of air purifying respirator.

  • Training, comprehension and compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Primary Location:


Minimum Education Required:

High School or GED

Minimum Travel Required:


Basic Qualifications:


  • 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 U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), political asylee, or refugee.

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Candidates residing within a 50 miles radius of Dover NJ will only be considered.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Business Unit:

Arconic Engines

Job Type:


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.