Systems Analyst-Project Leader/Sr. Project Leader in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Project Leader/Sr. Project Leader to join their team in Davenport, IA, and support Global Rolled Products Business Unit (GRP).  GRP focuses on the production and sale of specific rolled aluminum products in global markets. The GRP Information Services (IS) Department supports the strategies of our business unit headquarters, sales and manufacturing locations in the United States. The IS organization is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, operation, and continuing support of all information technology solutions within GRP.
We are accountable for business applications, infrastructure, compliance and coordinate the management of the total cost of ownership for IS. We have knowledgeable people and strong partnerships with our business unit and location leaders, our customers at the locations, and our external or corporate service providers.
The primary purpose of the Project Leader/Sr. Project Leader, is to support the overall GRP Manufacturing Operations Management business strategy and the locations by providing in depth knowledge in specific business areas that span multiple computing environments. We do this by partnering with our internal customers to understand the current processes along with opportunities for improvements and then enable business value by delivering creative cost-effective solutions.
  • Analyzes, enhances and supports business processes that may span multiple computing environments and multiple GRP locations.
  • Develops an in-depth understanding of the business processes in their area(s) of assignment, and a general understanding of the GRP business.
  • Takes initiative to identify and implement system and/or process improvements to support business objectives.
  • Uses a combination of leading edge information technologies along with existing legacy tools to develop and deliver solutions to meet business needs.
  • Operates at an expert level in one or more areas of IT technologies and recommends and develops standards in these technologies.  Acts as a mentor to teach others of these technologies.
  • Is viewed as a leader and change agent within both IT and customer community.
  • Provides expertise and support for ongoing operations of existing systems, including problem resolution and instituting preventative measures.
  • Interacts with systems and BU business process owners during the deployment of Manufacturing applications projects.
  • Effectively utilizes project methodology and tools to deliver solutions and communicate status.
  • Operates within and influences IS standards and conventions and promotes adherence within the IS organization.
  • Pursues continuous learning consistent with changes in technology and uses this to recommend and influence IS direction with these technologies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with software development life cycle methodologies
  • Minimum 3 year of Technical experience in Java programming
  • Minimum 3 years of SQL Programming (MS SQL-Server, SQL, T‐SQL, PL/SQL)
  • 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:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics from an accredited institution.
  • Manufacturing functional experience working on quality, order management, planning & scheduling, shipping or operations management information systems projects.
  • Technical experience in Web Development in Java, .NET, SharePoint Designer
  • Technical experience or knowledge of XML, B2MML
  • Experience in the design and configuration of Rockwell Automation Factory Talk Production Centre
  • Application experience with Microsoft SQL Server Applications, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Oracle or SAP ERP applications, Rockwell Historian or OSIsoft PI
  • Strong communication skills, self-starter, strong learning orientation, collaborative personality