Electrical and Control Systems Engineer in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical and Control Systems Engineer to work with Arconic’s Global Rolled Products (GRP) Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering - Center of Excellence (COE).

The Electrical and Control Systems Engineer will provide expert consulting service, advice, and on-site support for Arconic’s GRP COE in the areas of equipment and process reliability.

The GRP CoE group is responsible for equipment reliability improvement, process improvement, equipment troubleshooting and upgrade support, automation and smart manufacturing, standard practice implementation, and major capital projects. This is a key role in the global Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering organization within the Global Rolled Products (GRP) business group of Arconic Inc. This business group has several domestic and international locations, with various manufacturing facilities the Electrical and Systems Control Engineer will support. The incumbent will be required to act with a high degree of autonomy in the performance of assignments. The home of the group and the ideal location for the incumbent is based 20 miles outside of Knoxville, TN, but the internal applicants may also choose to be based in Lancaster, PA or Davenport, IA.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will report into the Electrical Engineering Manager for the GRP CoE Electrical Engineering group which is responsible for the electrical aspects of equipment, control systems, process support, and capital projects globally.
  • Responsibility for the deployment and enhancement of process control systems as well as optimization of process equipment for improving quality and capacity.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for equipment design, process control systems (PCS), and operations related to manufacturing processes associated with ingot casting or sheet and plate processing;
  • Optimization of process equipment for improving quality and capacity, and deployment and enhancement of process control systems;
  • Be a self-starter with ability to determine priorities based upon specific business needs of our various GRP businesses;
  • Able to work well with a broad group of cultures and cross functional teams;
  • Strong leadership for both completion of development projects and successful implementation in our production facilities;
  • Solve difficult equipment and process problems for all Arconic’s Global Rolled Products locations;
The position requires travel, at least 25%. Some of the travel may be international with the majority being in North America.

The position may require relocation; this will be determined on a case-by case basis. This position could be located in Knoxville, TN; Davenport, IA; or Lancaster, PA


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • 5 years of Electrical Engineering or Automation systems experience in process control systems and controls theory / fundamentals;
  • 5 years of experience in aluminum scalping, thermal, hot/cold rolling and finishing processes and equipment;
  • Experience programming / applying Rockwell and Siemens PLC’s, HMI’s, and drives;
  • 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:
  • 10 years’ experience in aluminum or steel industry, with experience of working on rolling processes in an engineering position;
  • Experience of working on capital projects: project management, engineering, installation and commissioning would be an advantage;
  • Ability to work in Linux operating systems;
  • ‘C’ programming language experience;