Mechanical Technician in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

Requisition Number:  18001239

Job Title:  Mechanical Technician
Posting Locations:  Davenport, IA
Job Description: 
An Evergreen Requisition is an advertisement for positions that Arconic hires for throughout the year. It is a way for Arconic to build a database of qualified, interested individuals for a particular job function where we have an ongoing need.  By applying to an Evergreen Requisition, you are expressing your interest for a particular job function within Arconic.  In addition to submitting your resume to an Evergreen Requisition, we encourage you to create a job search agent to be alerted when positions in your areas of interest become available.   In the job search agent,  specify all the geographic locations you would consider.    
A Mechanical Technician will provide technical troubleshooting skills to maintenance and operations to restore product flow, as well as provide technical leadership and training to craft employees.  EOE M/F/D/V. 
Job Duties: 
  • Provides technical solutions to recurring design, process and application problems, and analyze equipment and process data to identify opportunities and develop solutions and system improvements; 
  • Coordinate and schedule short and long-term outage planning, and assist supervisors and crafts in following up on issues and items from the daily management action register;
  • Develop, manage and implement small capital projects, major repairs and maintenance projects, and support engineering;
  • Design of manufacturing processes and procedures;
  • Lead equipment reliability improvements;
  • Upskill maintenance crafts and supervisors to perform equipment tasks
  • Involvement with continuous improvement initiatives of manufacturing methods. Work hand in hand with craft employees;
  • Act as a resource for technical guidance to manufacturing personnel;
  • Coordinate and plan departmental jobs;
  • Assist in justification of new equipment;
  • Interface with other manufacturing departments to address and resolve technical issues;
  • Adhere to Arconic EH&S, quality, continuous improvement and other company policies;
  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as required;
  • Integrated role as direct support of the Maintenance Organization;
  • This position will require the candidate to be flexible with hours, as hours for this role will be dependent on business needs.


  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with in a manufacturing environment and machine repair;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in mechanical systems and controls utilized in industrial applications;
  • 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.