Arconic Forming Tech II - Header in Fullerton, California

Position Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) in Fullerton is seeking a skilled machinist.

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) serves the global aerospace, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions and seamless rolled rings in our industry. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 39 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).


Sets up and operates single and double die cold heading machines to produce parts consistent with print specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently operates and makes complete set ups on all cold heading machines to produce parts to close tolerance as specified by work orders, heading parts prints and machine layouts.

  • Selects, mounts, and adjusts proper punches and die sets

  • Assembles dies and punches using a Hydraulic press

  • Sets machine speeds, feeds, and stops

  • Checks parts with standard gauges or precision measuring instruments and submits parts for “first article” inspection as required.

  • Utilizes knowledge in the development of new jobs.

  • Coordinates job development with research and development departments.

  • Utilizes knowledge of metal flow capabilities of various metals to operate machines and produce parts consistent with print specifications.

  • Recognizes improper machine functioning and/or tooling problems and takes corrective action.

  • Applies complete knowledge of machinists hand and measuring tools.

  • Directs and assists operators and trainees during various stages of production runs.

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 an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Job: *Operations

Organization: *36020-32100 Heading

Title: Forming Tech II - Header

Location: CA-Fullerton

Requisition ID: 18002312

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.