Engineering Maintenance Manager in Bloomsburg, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/25/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    500 East 12th Street
    Bloomsburg, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

The Engineering Maintenance Manager has full responsibility for all production processes and equipment, the facility and the engineering and maintenance organization. Implements and maintains engineering objectives and initiatives.

Major activities/Key challenges:
  • Direct and manage multiple concurrent engineering projects while ensuring their success in meeting their respective objectives.
  • Implement approved engineering budgets and monitor actual expenses to ensure they fall within budgets, analyzing  out of budget expenses and ensuring they are offset in other areas of the project unless fully justified.
  • Directs and supports maintenance and engineering efforts to aid and improve plant production.
  • Responsible for developing engineered solutions for plant safety and environmental issues.
  • Responsible for engineering initiatives that support Quality, People, Cost and Growth projects.
  • Assisting and mentoring principle contacts, such as other engineers, plant manufacturing personnel, maintenance mechanics and electricians and other similar personnel, within the plant and outside of the plant through technical expertise, training and project leadership.
  • Perform administrative and oversight functions in approving proposals, expenditures, enforcing policies, conducting performance management for department
  • Provides expert process knowledge and applies engineering science to establish and maintain control and capability for production processes and for continuously improving technology.
  • Maintains a high level of internal control over assigned business processes and implements controls to adequately manage business risks consistent with Arconic expectations. This involves continuous compliance, auditing, & certification of assigned business processes.
  • Implements and directs all phases of complex engineering projects to provide new or upgraded equipment and processes.
  • Provides creative, innovative and comprehensive problem-solving capability.
  • Conveys technical ideas and concepts from conception to start-up to support plant objectives and goals.
  • Oversees the preparation of cost estimates and pricing of products to ensure Alcoa’s competitive market position while maintaining company profit goals.
  • Manages Plant Capital Improvement Program:
  • Assists in preparing plant capital plan.
  • Prepares cost estimates for projects.
  • Oversees preparation of capital Request for Authorization’s (RFA’s).
  • Oversees requisitioning, delivery, and approval of equipment.
  • Coordinates installation and start up of new equipment.
  • Coordinates equipment shutdowns with production.
  • Manages location’s capital budget.
  • Ensures that contractor safe practices are met and that all necessary safety evaluations are performed.
  • Manages Plant Maintenance Department:
  • Creates and coordinates plant maintenance strategy.
  • Supervises contracted maintenance work.
  • Coordinates maintenance training/
  • Ensures that preventive and predictive maintenance programs meet the needs of the plant.
  • Investigates and resolves manufacturing problems through the direction and deployment of manufacturing engineering in order to optimize product performance while minimizing cost.
  • Conducts studies related to design, production methods and equipment in order to recommend improvements which will optimize product performance while minimizing cost.
  • Monitors and reports on cost reductions which are a result of method improvements in order to improve profit margins.
  • Ensures continued departmental effectiveness through the selection, development, training and motivation of a competent staff.
  • Initiates, reviews and up-dates engineering standards and guidelines, repair and maintenance recommendations, and equipment supply sources and cost data in support of plant operations.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 10 years engineering and maintenance experience in a manufacturing / plant environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing / plant 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. 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BSME or BSEE from an accredited institution.
  • MBA / advanced degree.
  • Experience with smart manufacturing technology.
  • Experience with CNC Machining.
  • Professional Engineer's license (P.E.) 
  • Proven experience meeting engineering department/plant/business unit requirements at a competitive cost.
  • Ability to provide technical advice to maintenance personnel.
  • Familiarity regarding equipment concepts, layout and design of new equipment and facilities as well as revisions and improvements to the same.
  • Understanding of materials and equipment selection for purchasing decisions.