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Arconic Electrical Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

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P. O. Box 3567

Davenport, IA

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At least 3 year(s)

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Job DescriptionArconic is currently in search of anElectrical Engineerto support our Aerospace and Automotive Products business unit within our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit in Davenport, IA.

GRP is made up of Arconic's rolling operations around the world with manufacturing and commercial sites in North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia, and Russia. As suppliers to the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, industrial, and packaging and consumer goods markets, our high-quality materials are the foundation for many products that touch everyday life.

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.

TheElectrical Engineerwill provide electrical engineering services to the Ingot department to safely meet Arconic’s business plan by providing support to production, maintenance, and engineering. In this role, you will serve as a critical team member in the efficiency, output, and quality of our processes and will be responsible for electrical systems safely integrated with manufacturing, along with upgrades of existing equipment.

Additional responsibilities of this Electrical Engineer position are the following (but not limited to):

  • Coordinate all phases of assigned area electrical engineering projects from concept, scope development, written specifications, bid solicitations, design, manufacturing, equipment commissioning, and project closure

  • Lead and participate in problem solving efforts with multi-discipline technical staff, maintenance and production

  • Use PI Vision and Data Link to analyze process issues and provide input to solve process problems

  • Create and develop electrical control solutions that will support process improvements and improve equipment reliability.

  • Assist production and maintenance with equipment and process issues

  • PLC/HMI and controls redesign and upgrades of existing processes

  • Install and troubleshoot camera systems on industrial equipment

  • May mentor employees to increase their knowledge of equipment and process, when needed

  • While this position is a primarily day-shift position, off-hours support will be required as needed.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 1 years of Electrical Engineer experience in a manufacturing environment (co-op, internships can be included)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years' experience with PLC's, HMI's, AC/DC drives & motors, low & medium power distribution, laser distance measurement and level II control systems

  • Proficiency with Rockwell programming software (i.e.: RS Logix and FactoryView)

  • 3 years or more of experience in leading electrical projects

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Project programs

Compliance With the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits).

We live our Values and measure our success by the success of our customers, shareholders, communities and people. Arconic’s success is driven by the advantage created by the collective efforts of its employees, and is dependent upon a diverse, inclusive environment that embraces change, new ideas, respect for the individual and fosters an equal opportunity for success. We have zero tolerance for discrimination, intimidation or harassment of any kind.