Training Supervisor in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit in Davenport, IA.
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. Through continued modernization, including a $300 million investment over the past decade alone, Davenport has maintained its position as the world’s premier aerospace supply plant and is today the hub of Alcoa’s $3 billion aerospace business.
We are seeking a Training Supervisor at our Davenport Works in Davenport, Iowa. The position reports to the Maintenance Superintendent.  In this position, the Training Supervisor will:
  • Develop, maintain and coordinate training programs for a 450-person maintenance work force consisting of salaried professionals, engineers, techs, unit supervisors and hourly craft positions.
  • Be accountable for the Davenport Welding certification program, Craft apprenticeship programs, plant-wide mobile equipment/fixed rail certification, ArconicLearn system, new hire safety on-boarding training, Scott Community College training programs, plant-wide journey-level craft training systems and for developing and providing a wide range of Arconic EHS topics for maintenance and the plant.
  • Ensure a consistent implementation and execution of policies and systems in the Maintenance Craft Training department to guarantee customer (internal and external) expectations are met at the lowest cost and always with safety at the forefront of every activity.
  • Manage performance of up to 2 salaried and 17 non-traditional hourly reports; through technical expertise, guidance, support, coaching, counseling, and leadership in the day-to-day performance of maintenance planning activities.
  • Lead the Davenport Works Joint Apprenticeship Committee, the Davenport Works Probationary Employee Review Board and participate in Business Unit and corporate-level training committees and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 3 years experience in managing multiple projects
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) and relationship building skills
  • 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

  • 4 years maintenance and/or technical experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Team Leadership experience
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent project management skills and demonstrated experience driving projects to completion 
  • Ability to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Background in education (developing, maintaining and coordinating training programs)