Maintenance Project Leader in Lancaster, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

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, a business unit of Arconic, offers a range of highly-differentiated aluminum sheet and plate products for the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, brazing and industrial markets. Our product portfolio is focused on innovation, such as Arconic Micromill™ technology, which produces aluminum sheet that is 30 percent stronger than incumbent automotive aluminum, and more formable and lighter than high strength steel.  We’re at the forefront of capturing growing demand for aluminum sheet as the North American auto industry shifts to lightweighting.
The Maintenance Project Leader is accountable for providing leadership and direction to contracted services working to support Maintenance and Production Departments in order to meet the business need for the efficient production of metal in an Arconic Business System (ABS) environment. Under the direction of the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling leadership, the Maintenance Project Leader is responsible to ensure a safe and productive environment.
  • Lead the contractor work crews in safe completion of all work activities.
  • Ensure performance goals are aligned to department business objectives and communicated to the team.
  • Engage and lead contracted services through Human Performance principles (HP).
  • Work closely with support resources to ensure the needs of the teams are being met.
  • Act as a backup for other Project Leaders.
  • Work with schedulers and production for work windows in order to execute work.
  • Estimate and plan all work performed by contractors in a cost-effective manner
  • Monitor improvement activities and take action to capture savings in the DI system.
  • Provide parts as necessary for contracted jobs.
  • Backup to Kitters and Planners as necessary.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Strategic and forward-thinking approach
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and equipment specifications.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, Arconic standards, and ISO9000 requirements.
  • Demonstrated application of advanced technical knowledge of Oracle eAM or other computerized maintenance management system software
  • Understand environmental policies and safety requirement. This includes ASAT, LTT, and SMACT Reporting.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent root cause problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong logistics and planning skills
  • Ability to identify and implement ABS continuous improvement initiatives
  • Monitor Triple I & E investigations, fill out relevant paperwork, and facilitate corrective actions.
  • Review orders with vendors.
  • Update contractor database
  • Understand and follow PESHR requirements.
  • Ability to identify and implement ABS continuous improvement initiatives
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Communicate information to team members and with others (on team, across shifts, and across departments) as needed for successful completion of work.
  • Participate in, accept and support consensus decisions of the team
  • Engage with team members to resolve team member conflicts as directed by the team’s conflict resolution model.
  • Ability to participate as a STAR point or STAR point coach
  • Coach and hold contractors accountable for the application of all safety rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that EHS incidents and quality issues are appropriately investigated and corrective actions implemented on a timely basis.
  • Maintain awareness of outage plans and communicate timelines to the Scheduler and Outage Coordinators.
  • Act as a link in the teams Help chain, includes supporting plant manufacturing activities through on-call and / or call-in activities
  • Report any problems, startup issues or abnormal conditions; recommend counter-measures and solutions
  • Support the team in investigating EHS incidents, pulling the help chain as defined by EHS and Area procedures.


  • High school education or GED required
  • 2 years maintenance experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • 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.