Arconic Electrical Engineer - Rolling in Davenport, Iowa
Electrical Engineer - Rolling
Business Unit Group:
Global Rolled Products
At Arconic, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets. We bring design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic’s businesses as a single source solution for our customers. This position is within Arconic’s Global Rolled Products (GRP) Business Unit. GRP’s mission is to be the world’s leading aluminum producer with the widest variety of coil, sheet and plate products in the world. To achieve this goal, Davenport Works’ manufacturing processes need to be technologically sustainable, cost effective, and able to grow and be continually improved as demonstrated with over $500 million invested in the last five years. Since it opened in 1948, Arconic’s Davenport, Iowa aluminum facility has been at the forefront of American manufacturing. Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River in Iowa, the plant employs more than 2,000 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry. Engineering’s principle challenge is to provide safe, reliable, maintainable and capable equipment and processes to meet these goals.
The Electrical Engineer is responsible (both individually and in teams) for the electrical engineering of one or more pieces of equipment and/or production centers within Davenport Works. Arconic Engineers have the responsibility for coordinating and implementing Lean Manufacturing principles across material flow paths, and thus must gain a complete view and understanding of the manufacturing process to be successful. The Electrical Engineer’s assignment will focus in one or both of two principal areas: 1) Design, installation and commissioning of new and revised equipment. 2) Electrical engineering and process improvement support in assigned areas of the production facility.
Participate in all and manage some or all aspects of engineering project work, including investigation, specification, design, funding, procurement, installation, commission, tune up, documentation, maintenance training, and startup
Estimate and manage capital investments associated with project work, including funding request preparation and expenditure projection, tracking and reporting
Support capital improvement and continuous improvement projects
Provide support in the identification of problems, problem solving to root cause, and implementation of corrective measures
Oversee the activities of skilled craft persons involved in the implementation of engineered solutions
Initiate and maintain an ongoing dialogue with installers and maintainers to identify issues, clarify requirements, and facilitate use of safe work practices
Manage external vendors who provide design, material, installation and other support functions
Work primarily daytime shifts M-F, yet is expected to work off-shifts as needed to support the functions of this role
Minimum Years of Experience:
5 years of electrical engineering experience
Manufacturing experience in the metals or similar industry. Experience with rolling equipment
Technical knowledge to support the installation, operation, and repair of controllers, drives, and other automation technology
Previous experience with data analytics
Technical skills and desire to use problem solving skills to achieve improvements or correct identified problems
Good oral and written communications skills and ability to function as a member of or lead team or group activities
Flexibility to grow with the organization as it evolves to create more efficient, higher functioning teams and systems
Work effectively in a high performance, cross functional team environment
Minimum Education Required:
Minimum Travel Required:
B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
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.
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.