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Electrical Technician - Sheet in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

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Job Description

Arconic is looking for an Electrical Technician to join the Sheet Finishing area of our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit in Davenport, Iowa.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. 
Global Rolled Products (GRP), is a dynamic global organization that offers the widest variety of aluminum plate and sheet in the world. GRP is made up of Arconic's rolling operations around the world with manufacturing and commercial sites in North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia, Australia and Russia. GRP is an approximately $8 billion global business. 
​As suppliers to the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, industrial, and packaging and consumer goods markets, our high-quality materials are the foundation for many products that touch everyday life.
The Electrical Technician will be assigned to the Sheet Finishing area and have the following responsibilities:
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Support and maintain a safe work place by active involvement in the safety processes, and leading by example by supporting Arconic's EHS policies and values;
  • Provide technical & tactical support and leadership on planned and un-planned equipment breakdowns and outages on production centers; provide technical support on specialized equipment such as Direct Fire melt furnaces, Allen Bradley Programmable Controllers, RS Logics and AC/DC drives;
  • Provides assistance to Engineering on tune up, check out, and commissioning of new and revised equipment;
  • Train and mentor Unit Supervisors and craftspeople, enabling continuous technical skills improvement throughout the organization;
  • Support the Lead Operator process;
  • Support up-skilling of crafts people. Develop and execute training plans;
  • Lead the effort in development of SOP’s, WIP’s and related procedures on new and existing equipment; provide training on the procedures;
  • Provide technical input to preventative and predictive maintenance systems;
  • Ensure long term viability of existing equipment by recommending and implementing changes and improvements to control systems or equipment to increase equipment reliability;
  • Lead problem solving and root cause analysis efforts, providing documentation and record retention on technical related issue;.
  • Assist in critical spare parts management;
  • Apply the Arconic Business Systems concepts and Stability Tools into your daily activities, ensuring that critical maintenance processes are integrated into day to day operations.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ electrical 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;
  • 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. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of a recognized electrical apprenticeship, four years on the job training or electrical degree from an accredited technical college or institution;
  • Broad electrical experience, with a preference for knowledge of Combustions systems;
  • Experience in metal casting, melting furnaces and various instrumentation;
  • Strong ability to read electrical drawings, troubleshoot to root cause, and implement repairs to restore flow of equipment;
  • Experience applying knowledge on PLC programming and troubleshooting, ac & dc motors, and variable speed drives;
  • Combustion systems experience or Commercial/Industrial Boilers;
  • Process control and instrumentation principles.