Industrial Engineer in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Arconic, our goal is to the best company in the world! Arconic is the world's leading producer and manager of light-weight materials. Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic's businesses as a single solution to customers.

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 2,500 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with 25 percent of revenues coming from exports. Through continued modernization, including a $500 million investment over the past decade alone, Davenport has maintained its position as the world’s premier aerospace and automotive supply plant.

The Industrial Engineer will act as a primary resource for accomplishing IE tasks associated with problem solving, data analysis, statistical analysis, business strategy development, capacity planning, inventory/cost reduction, engineering econ analysis, and systems modeling.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a plant-wide resource analyzing, modeling, understanding, and predicting gaps to achieving desired business results both across and within departments;
  • Develop effective plans which bring clarity to potential solutions that close those gaps, and will lead the implementation of those solutions;
  • Interact with the full diverse Davenport Works organization using the complete IE skill set to eliminate waste and drive improvements.;
  • Function as the main contact point for all Industrial Engineering related matters in the facility.
  • Work with IT, production and supply chain management to assist with the development of the next generation of planning systems and ensure they meet the needs of the business.
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • 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:
  • Bachelor's in Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Understanding of systems modeling tools, such as Arena simulation;
  • Knowledge of engineering economics;
  • Experience with Oracle Supply Chain Planning a plus 
  • Experience with linear programming tools  
  • Strong interpersonal skills as the position requires the incumbent to deal with all levels of management; ability to work in a team environment