Arconic Quality Metallurgical Laboratory Technician in Lafayette, Indiana



Quality Metallurgical Laboratory Technician

Job Function:


Business Unit Group:

Engineered Products and Solutions

Position Description:

We are looking for a full-time Quality Metallurgical Laboratory Technician to join the Quality department at Arconic Lafayette Operations in Lafayette, Indiana. The role of this position is to provide Metallurgical laboratory testing to support various Arconic manufacturing locations. The principle challenge of this position is to accurately, effectively, and efficiently perform laboratory tensile testing, lot release support and check in material samples while being quality conscious. Attention to detail and able to interact with customers and suppliers. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Preparation and testing of exfoliation samples.

· Preparation, mounting, polishing and grading of various micro samples.

· Handling of chemicals, hydrofluoric acid, etc.

· Replenishing the etchants, and proper disposal of etchants.

· Supporting water treatment plant with regards to sample preparation.

· Preparing queries for proper sampling, preparation, mounting, polishing and grading for monthly AMS2772 spec requirements.

· Ordering of all lab supplies/ catalog, non-catalog, required quotes, and move orders.

· Requesting quotes for various calibration requirements, preparing requisitions, preparing MSOs and cover letters.

· Prepare NADCAP check list for calibrations/ certificates of analysis.

· Requirement to perform laboratory tensile testing, lot release support and check in material samples.

Requisition Number:


Minimum Years of Experience:


Preferred Qualifications:

•Minimum of 2 years work experience in aluminum fabrication or laboratory environment

•Associates or Bachelor’s degree.

•Single point accountability regarding writing, maintaining, and controlling certain measurement assurance manuals and processes relative to various physical-testing procedures used within the laboratory.

•Training other laboratory technicians in the operation of test equipment and procedures pertaining to assigned processes.

•Knowledgeable to monitor and maintain control charts critical to sustaining AS9100 and Nadcap certification.

•Understanding the importance of laboratory cleanliness and safety requirements.

•Self-sufficient in a fast pace environment.

•Must have applicable experience solving problems, and understanding customer specifications and procedures.

•Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office.

•Willing to work off shift, weekends and holidays as needed.

•Knowledgeable to review and interpret data.

Primary Location:


Minimum Education Required:

High School or GED

Minimum Travel Required:


Basic Qualifications:

•High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

•Employee must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Business Unit:

Arconic Engineered Structures

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.