Arconic Mechanical Technician in Davenport, Iowa

Arconic Davenport Works is seeking an experienced and talentedMechanical Technicianto be a part of an exciting and dynamic team. This position will provide technical troubleshooting skills to maintenance and operations to restore product flow, as well as provide technical leadership and training to craft employees. The person in this role is also expected to provide technical solutions to recurring design, process and application problems, and analyze equipment and process data to identify opportunities and develop solutions and system improvements.

TheMechanical Technicianwill coordinate and schedule short and long-term outage planning, and assist supervisors and crafts in following up on issues and items from the daily management action register. This person would also be expected to develop, manage and implement small capital projects, major repairs and maintenance projects, and support engineering.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Design of manufacturing processes and procedures;

  • Lead equipment reliability improvements;

  • Upskill maintenance crafts and supervisors to perform equipment tasks

  • Involvement with continuous improvement initiatives of manufacturing methods. Work hand in hand with craft employees;

  • Act as a resource for technical guidance to manufacturing personnel;

  • Coordinate and plan departmental jobs;

  • Assist in justification of new equipment;

  • Interface with other manufacturing departments to address and resolve technical issues;

  • Adhere to Arconic EH&S, quality, continuous improvement and other company policies;

  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as required;

  • Integrated role as direct support of the Maintenance Organization;

  • This position will require the candidate to be flexible with hours, as hours for this role will be dependent on business needs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited institution;

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with in a manufacturing environment and machine repair;

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in mechanical systems and controls utilized in industrial applications;

  • 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;

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on rolling mill equipment (overhead cranes and gantries Mills, rolls, mill drive components, shears, table rolls, coilers, etc), Aluminum, steel or Paper rolling preferred;

  • Strong maintenance background;

  • Product and process failure analysis and an understanding of world class manufacturing techniques such as lean manufacturing, FMEA, RCM SPC, TQM, etc.;

  • Designing, installing, troubleshooting and maintaining industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems;

  • Designing, fabricating and installing mechanical equipment;

  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills;

  • Strong written and oral communications skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization;

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams;

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Interpret blueprints from mechanical drawings.

Job: *Maintenance

Organization: *00202-00500 MILP Maint Mech Shop 2

Title: Mechanical Technician

Location: IA-Davenport

Requisition ID: 18000695

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.