Industrial Hygienist in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description

At Arconic, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Arconic is the world's leading producer and manager of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina facilities, and is active in all major aspects of the industry. 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 2,200 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with 25 percent of revenues coming from exports. Through continued modernization, including a $200 million investment over the past decade alone, Davenport has maintained its position as the world’s premier aerospace supply plant and is today the hub of Arconic’s $3 billion aerospace business.

The Staff Industrial Hygienist will provide technical guidance, consulting services and interpretation/guidance in industrial hygiene, safety and radiation / laser safety. This position may also provide technical support and guidance for an industrial hygiene technician.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement comprehensive health and safety programs to meet regulatory and Arconic requirements
  • Anticipate, identify and respond to customer needs for health, safety and radiation / laser safety compliance
  • Serve as a technical mentor and provide leadership to hazardous materials management, exposure assessment, respiratory protection, hearing conservation, radiation / laser safety, asbestos management, ergonomics, and health hazard controls.
  • Provide recommendations on the implementation of engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and work practices based on interpretation of sampling data.
  • Seek and identify opportunities to enhance Arconic Davenport Work’s EHS programs through networking and benchmarking with other Arconic plant locations, associations with regulatory personnel and other corporations.
  • Serve as the Arconic Davenport Work’s Radiation and Laser Safety Officer and maintain accountability for NRC and IDPH compliance.
  • Provide technical support on issues related to approving the use of hazardous materials to be used on-site and exporting Arconic final products.
**This position is being posted at a range of job grades (16-17). Job grade will be dependent on education and experience level of the incumbent. Some Arconic Davenport Works products and technical information are subject to U.S. export control laws. You may be required to submit information regarding citizenship status to enable Arconic Davenport Works to comply with those laws.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Sciences, Public Health, Biology, or Chemistry from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 6 years' professional work experience in Safety and Hygiene field
  • 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

  • Masters Degree in Health, Safety or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the field of industrial hygiene, safety and radiation/laser safety
  • Knowledge of OSHA Regulatory requirements
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Solid training and presentation skills
  • Professional certification or working toward a certification


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