Lead Maintenance Technician in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

The Lead Maintenance Technician is accountable for results within their assigned area in Environment, Health and Safety, Productivity, Asset Management, People Development, Contracting Out, Cost Control and Quality using ABS (Alcoa Business System) tools such as TPM, Daily Management, 5S, etc.
These objectives will be achieved without sacrificing a spirit of cooperation with other areas, so as to not detrimentally impact the vitality of Davenport Works. The Lead Maintenance Technician will report to the Maintenance Technical Leader and provide direct supervision to the Maintenance Unit Supervisors and indirect supervision to 50+ hourly craft employees. The hourly employees will consist of General Mechanics and Electricians.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Develope and execute a plan to deliver world class reliability and performance to the assigned area equipment.
  • Possess a working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and equipment failure analysis to assist in identifying improvements to existing systems.
  • Direct the maintenance resources in their assigned areas and represent their area in the horizontal help chain for plant wide maintenance.
  • Responsible for some troubleshooting of equipment failures.
  • Assist the Maintenance Technical Leader and Central Maintenance Manager in development and implementation of plant wide Maintenance systems, processes and resource management across all Maintenance Areas.
  • Responsibility for identification and coordination of up skilling activities to close gaps in knowledge sets of the maintenance resources.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing maintenance activities or leading planning and implementation of equipment evaluation and improvements.
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 6 years experience of work-related experience managing maintenance activities or leading planning and implementation of equipment activities
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing Lean Manufacturing Systems tools in a maintenance environment
  • This is not a shift work position. Must be available 24/7 or as needed to ensure business needs
  • Expert technical knowledge of processes necessary to drive maintenance performance excellence in a manufacturing setting.
  • Expert knowledge of EHS procedures, rules and regulations pertaining to maintenance.


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