Mechanical Technician in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Davenport Works is seeking an experienced and talented Mechanical Technician to be a part of an exciting and dynamic team. This position is expected to provide technical troubleshooting skills to maintenance and operations to restore product flow, as well as provide technical leadership and training to craft employees. The person in this role is also expected to provide technical solutions to recurring design, process and application problems, and analyze equipment and process data to identify opportunities and develop solutions and system improvements. The position will assist the maintenance department in short and long term outage planning, and assist supervisors and crafts in following up on VPM issues and items from the daily management action register. This person would also be expected to develop, manage and implement small capital projects, major repairs and maintenance projects and provide process engineering support.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Design of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • 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
  • 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
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Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience with manufacturing processes and principles
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in Mechanical systems and controls utilized in industrial applications
  • 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

  • Experience working on rolling mill equipment (mills, rolls, mill drive components, shears, table rolls, coilers, etc...), Aluminum, steel or paper rolling preferred.
  • Strong maintenance background.
  • Experience in product and process failure analysis and an understanding of world class manufacturing techniques such as lean manufacturing, FMEA, RCM SPC, TQM, etc.
  • Experience designing, installing, troubleshooting and maintaining industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Experience designing, fabricating and installing mechanical equipment.
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Hydraulic troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to flex work hours as needed