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Process Engineer, Entry Level
Universal Alloy Corporation
180 Lamar Haley Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

Company Overview


Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC) is a global leader in the manufacture of aerospace products. UAC supplies aircraft manufacturers and their subcontractors worldwide and has served the aircraft industry for over four decades. UAC specializes in 2000- and 7000-series alloys and offers a full range of alloys and tempers that can be tailored to a customer’s particular application.


If you are looking to work for a company with an outstanding reputation in the community and globally that offers competitive pay, opportunities for advancement, paid time off, excellent benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, 401(k) company match, and profit sharing, we welcome you to apply today!


What makes us STAND OUT


Medical/Dental/Vision – excellent plans with low premiums

Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance – employer paid

401(k) employer match $1 for $1 up to the first 6%

Profit sharing

PTO/paid vacation

40 hours of anticipated leave per year

Bereavement leave

Paid holidays

Paid lunch and break periods

Uniform services – employer paid

Employee referral bonus

Discretionary bonuses

Employee rewards & recognition

Volunteer PTO

Wellness programs

EAP and onsite services

1:1 financial wellness sessions and education

Tuition reimbursement

Professional development

Opportunities to advance

Your safety is our #1 priority

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Exercise and promote safety

Develop, improve and help maintain process improvements

Perform training on process improvements, statistical process control, lean manufacturing, dimensional, metallurgical and quality processes in general

Review, conduct and initiate process improvement (Kaizen), internal quality and process audits and/or internal rejections or complaints and take appropriate actions

Assist the Technical Quality Supervisor with training, directing and assessing the standard practices activities

Assist with communicating the company goals to Quality personnel

Provide training and process implementation leadership

Assist the Quality/Metallurgical Manager as necessary for the maintenance of all process improvement, quality records and documents including Standard Practices, work instructions, internal and external audits, corrective and preventive actions

Maintain customer specification and other documents related to quality and process improvements

Create and update Operator Check Lists for each position within the specific mill

Other duties as assigned



Minimum Education: College Diploma and the ability to continue education

Minimum Experience: Ideally 2 or more years in the quality field with 1 being in a position of leadership

Certifications Required: Confined spaces certification; Crane certification; Fall protection certification; Forklift certification; Lean certification; Lock-out/Tag-out certification; Pallet jack certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Leadership Skills: Promote safety as a core value; understand leadership role for Safety culture and that others will model their sentiment, attitudes and actions; understand the need to demonstrate a hyper level of safety conscientiousness and obsessiveness

Project Skills: Able to coordinate projects and execute plans involving multiple personnel from various departments

Maintenance Skills: Has a fair knowledge of standard tools and how to use them correctly and safely. Understands general maintenance terms.

Decision-making Skills: Think in terms of what is best for the business and customer when making decisions that may affect areas outside of immediate influence

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels of the organization; able to resolve conflict with internal or external sources in the utmost professional manner

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

Reasoning Skills: Ability to carry out and communicate written and/or oral instructions

Physical Abilities: Regularly required to stand, walk and use hands; must be able to lift 50 pounds at any time during his/her shift; 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

Working Conditions


Schedule: 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift



All UAC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Employee must understand the PPE and wear it properly.


Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation


UAC is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. UAC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources department at 770-479-7230.