Order Delivery Specialist in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

At Arconic, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Arconic is the world's leading producer and manager of light-weight materials. Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic's businesses as a single solution to customers.

Since it opened in 1948, Arconic’s Davenport, Iowa aluminum facility has been at the forefront of American manufacturing. Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River in Iowa, the plant employs 2,400 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with 25 percent of revenues coming from exports. Through continued modernization, including a $500 million investment over the past decade alone, Davenport has maintained its position as the world’s premier aerospace and automotive supply plant.

The Order Delivery Specialist will have the following major responsibilities:
  • Provide systems, written, and verbal communication within the Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Shipping areas to prioritize activities that drive customer delivery performance while balancing operating efficiencies, costs, and inventory impacts.
  • Improve delivery performance by increasing focus on connections of downstream Production Center’s to their suppliers
  • Interface regularly with external customers, including conference calls and plant visits
  • Create plans to react appropriately to urgent customer requirements and communicate actions required to the operating departments.
  • Coordinate changes to customer orders between Sales, Operating, Metallurgical and Supply Chain Management.
  • Monitor metal allocation for depot orders, planning material flow to supply metal to customer orders on time with the appropriate lead time.
  • Facilitate order identification, order entry, and flowpath management for outside processing on the orders and flowpaths assigned to them. 
  • Provide direction to outside processors as needed.
  • Act as a change agent within SCM to drive systemic delivery solutions for the plant.
  • Support scheduling of production centers as-needed.
  • Support occasional coverage of weekend SCM duties in a rotation with other team members.



Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ 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.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management or equivalent Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain or Business related field.
  • Prior experience within SCM, as well as a working knowledge of fabricating and administrative processes in the plant order fulfillment process, is preferred.
  • A high level of understanding of the capabilities of the production equipment in the plant
  • A working knowledge of ABS tools or lean manufacturing principles is also required.