Industry: Mining / Metals
Job Category: Engineering – Mechanical
Organization Description
ABOUT TENNESSEE OPERATIONS Tennessee Operations is located 3 hours North of Atlanta, GA; 2.5 hours East of Nashville, TN; and 4 hours West of Charlotte, NC. The company’s Tennessee Operations is one of the most modern aluminum fabricating facilities in the world. Our plants produce high-quality molten metal and aluminum sheet and are recognized as a world leader in the business. The facility has been located at the Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains for 100 years and continues to thrive and grow.
Employer Description
Our company, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, the company helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for the company and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.
The Hot Rolling Mechanical/Process Engineer has responsibilities that include best practice development and deployment, solving problems with global systemic and plant specific focus, driving process efficiencies through lowering costs and improving quality, training operators and other technologists, and implementing new technologies.  This position will serve as the corporate expert for Hot Rolling in the company.   This position reports to the Manager of Rolling Technology.
The position requires the individual to be able to work well with a broad group of cultures. The position requires the desire and ability to travel extensively (around 50%) with a portion of the travel being international.
Primary Responsibilities
Optimization of process equipment for improving quality and capacity
Solve equipment and process problems for the company’s rolling plants.
Drive resolution of chronic problems within area of expertise; lead problem solving teams & organize support from other resources when necessary.
Develop and deploy Standard Practices for the different hot rolling processes, assist in identifying improvement opportunities, and facilitate technology transfer.
Maintain a working relationship with vendors of hot rolling equipment and be knowledgeable of external developments in hot rolling processes
Provide engineering and operational support for large capital improvement projects
Sponsor, participate, and occasionally lead hot rolling development projects
Be relied upon by plant resources for advice and direction on capital and process solutions
Participate in technical assessments of facilities and individual pieces of equipment
Provide equipment, control, and process training to the technical base
Support Major Customers-Global GRP locations
Basic Qualifications
Minimum education requirement- Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or related field
Minimum experience requirement-5 total years of manufacturing experience, with a minimum of 3 years in hot rolling
Preferred Qualifications
Must be a self-starter with ability to determine priorities based upon specific business needs
Strong leadership skills
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Alcoa
State: Tennessee

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