We are looking to fill a critical Technical Liaison position that will be responsible for supporting communication and resolution of business and customer issues; including technical, quality, delivery, and commercial. Develops and maintains a relationship with the customer, gaining knowledge of customer products, markets, organization, priorities, issues and business growth opportunities. Position will be based in San Diego, California and will require substantial travel.
• Serve as the primary technical liaison within customer site based in San Diego, California
• Coordinate engineering efforts in design and material selection which lead to cost effective components meeting customer targets for cost and operating performance and Arconic targets of being producible
• Knowledge and promotion of Arconic technical capabilities, which should contribute to growth, is essential
• Candidates will be required to interact with customer manufacturing to ensure products meet performance, cost and quality criteria
• Aid the Account Manager in evaluating all quoting activity for compliance with customer requirements
• Aid the plants in communication / resolution of first article submittals and deviation requests
• Identifies and prioritizes important business growth opportunities.
• Cultivates positive working customer / plant relationships.
• Should possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Should be influential at selling technical capabilities directly within customer environment
• Should possess solid people skills which promote customer loyalty and cooperation
• Should be able to read blueprints and conceptualize product configurations
• Should be a proficient computer user; experience with Microsoft Office and Project required
• Should be a self-starter, manage time effectively and meet deliverable deadlines
• Six Sigma experience is a preferred skill
• Previous interaction with this customer is highly preferred
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customer and other employees of Arconic