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Mechanical Leader in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a talented Mechanical Leader to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit in Alcoa, TN.
Arconic’s Global Rolled Products Business is a leading manufacturer of highly-differentiated aluminum sheet and plate products for the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, brazing and industrial markets.  Our Alcoa, Tennessee facility has recently completed an expansion to serve customers in the growing automotive market.
The Mechanical Leader is responsible for management (supervision, planning, and scheduling) of all mechanical maintenance work within the North Ingot Maintenance area of responsibility. The Coordinator will act as liaison between production, engineering and maintenance in regards to all mechanical issues. Additional responsibilities include: data entry, maintaining of records and documentation and ordering of supplies to support the maintenance department. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a motivation to learn all mechanical maintenance aspects of plant operations.
  • Ensure that all information is available on Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance Orders and Predictive Maintenance work to optimize touch time for the craft personnel involved. This includes reviewing and updating work procedure information and scheduling work to allow the resources available to be used most effectively;
  • Identify, obtain, stage and document materials, special tools or equipment needed to do the work. Work Orders will be written in Oracle eAM. Parts and special tools will be pre-kitted in a specific location to reduce / eliminate the time the tradesperson spends looking for parts and maximizes wrench time;
  • Review completed work to schedule follow-up work and update work information for similar future work in Oracle eAM. Identify any necessary updates of materials or documentation;
  • Maintain the weekday and weekend work schedule and planned outage work;
  • Ensure that all safety, health and environmental concerns are considered prior to scheduling work and work with EHS team to complete documentation of safe work plans and contractor / supplemental labor approval;
  • Entering production and maintenance data to support continuous improvement.
  • Updating and maintaining documentation such as equipment records, work instructions, environmental records, etc;
  • Ordering and stocking of materials and forms to support production and maintenance departments;
  • Support Electrical Coordinator and other maintenance supervisors when needed to cover vacations, weekends, and off shifts;
  • Assist with the management of the Overtime System;
  • Providing technical maintenance support for the North Ingot department;
  • Executing planned and unplanned work to meet department goals;
  • Coordinate repairs with customers to ensure minimal equipment downtime;
  • Supervising craft employees within the department, acting as a resource for maintenance guidance to craft and other manufacturing personnel;
  • Following-up on equipment issues, and developing technical problem-solving solutions;
  • Providing on-call response to remedy critical maintenance situations;
  • Engaging in continuous improvement initiatives of manufacturing methods, working hand in hand with craft employees;
  • Adhering to Arconic EH&S, quality, continuous improvement and other company policies;
  • Assuming other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as required;
  • Although the person in this position works primarily daytime shifts M-F, it is expected that they work off-shifts and/or weekends as needed to support the functions of this role.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High Diploma or GED from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with maintenance planning in a manufacturing environment;
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree in mechanical engineering technology, industrial maintenance from an accredited institution;
  • Working knowledge of Oracle eAM or equivalent;
  • Working knowledge of Primavera or Microsoft Project scheduling software or equivalent;
  • Read and interpret blueprints and produce field sketches;
  • Experience working on casting and/or molten metal equipment and systems;
  • Hydraulic troubleshooting knowledge;
  • Proven leadership experience managing craft resources with skills necessary to develop a team;
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills;
  • Proficient with AutoCAD or similar CAD software;
  • Strong business, technical, computer, and analytical skills (from educational background and/or manufacturing experience);
  • Ability to engage with employees at all levels of the organization.