Chromalloy has expanded from a gas turbine parts repair business into an OEM supplier of production parts and advance repair and services for gas turbines used in aviation and power applications. Chromalloy serves the airline, military, marine and energy segments with a broad range of services at locations around the globe.
Chromalloy is a subsidiary of Sequa Corporation. Sequa Corporation is a diversified industrial company with operations in the aerospace, metal coatings and automotive industries. Sequa is a Carlyle Group Company. For more information, visit www.sequa.comJob Description
BASIC POSITION FUNCTION:
Responsible for technical/production support, process/product development and optimization of Aerospace and Industrial gas turbine engine component repairs Leading moderate scope project teams producing new designs, repairs and processes; utilizing Lean tools and methodologies to positively impact the business metrics.
Conduct component repair and manufacturing process development, obtain customer and/or FAA approval, document in travelers/procedures, and implement on the shop floor.
Apply continuous improvement tools and concepts on product/process subsystems or manufacturing systems
Optimize the production process, product design using a robust lean problem-solving methodology, with quantifiable impact to business metrics
Develop key process indicators to effectively manage process and product outcomes
Utilize project management skills to lead assigned projects/programs to successful completion considering technical, budgetary, manpower and schedule requirements
Collaborate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment to develop component manufacturing processes and repairs; which meet site, Chromalloy and customer requirements for cost, performance, and durability.
Assist in making technical decisions on product/process and provide definition to the team to ensure mutual success.
Owns technical aspects of assigned components and or processes from initial concept through all manufacturing stages.
Identify, develop and implement tooling/equipment improvements. Troubleshoot process/production problems and implement actions/solutions, monitor sustainability of actions and report out results.
Prepare accurate written technical reports, specifications, procedures and manuals
Prepare and deliver presentations of work to all levels of external and internal customers
Trains less experienced technical staff
Work in manufacturing, lab and field environments. Occasional travel required.
Knowledge of gas turbine components yielding cost effective, producible repairs and manufacturing processes
Knowledge of various measuring techniques including CMM, tooling, gages, ... etc.
Familiar with component manufacturing and repair processes (machining, welding, brazing, coating, etc.) and inspections.
Interpretation of engineering drawings and manufacturing specifications
Knowledge of FAA repair manuals and specifications, Repair Station function, and DER/PMA requirements preferred
Working knowledge of program management tools and skill set
Thoughtful and effective communications skills
Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS:
Develops and implements technical solutions to a range of technical problems in a cross-functional team environment. Develops solutions that are innovative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
Works under limited supervision in all aspects of role; determining priorities within assigned projects, requesting necessary resources internal and external, collaborating with peers in order to develop the designs, processes and or solutions needed to meet yearly goals and objectives
Understands matrix organizational structures and has the ability to maneuver through formal and informal channels to accomplish goals.
Leverages all continuous improvement tools across all aspects of the role to better the operational and financial performance of the department and site.
Consistently demonstrates our Values and Continuous Improvement Culture
Takes ownership of commitments and consistently drives to meet objectives. Takes initiative to set goals if none are in place.
Takes initiative to make recommendations and act on high impact priorities
Strive to understand the business impact of internal projects/decisions; seek guidance from experts and other functions when making decisions with potentially high impact
Receive and give feedback to improve self and others
Understand direct responsibility and the role within the team; balances operational and functional priorities. Develops mutual trust with supervisors and cross-functional peers
Understand place in the overall vision of the company and routinely asks where the business/site/function are goingQualifications
3-7 years of experience in the Aerospace or Industrial gas turbine engine component repair and/or manufacture discipline
BS Engineering (Metallurgical, Mechanical or Aerospace)Additional Information
Chromalloy offers challenging assignments, great teams, development and training, and exciting opportunities to enhance your skills, abilities and knowledge.
Chromalloy maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. Please note that depending on the specific position, you may be required to pass additional medical tests, background checks, and/or other requirements.
Chromalloy is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Sexual harassment, or any other kind of harassment, will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.