Industry: Manufacturing & Production
Job Category: Engineering – Industrial / Manufacturing
ABOUT OUR COMPANY
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.
We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.
At our company, we:
Act With Integrity.
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.
Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.
Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.
Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.
Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.
Our company 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). The company is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.
This position is subject to Export Control Law
This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. §730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the relevant government agency. Business demands may require employer to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Our company affirms its policy to operate without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age.
Our company is currently in search of a Staff Electrical Engineer to 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 the company’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, the company’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.
The Staff Electrical Engineer will provide electrical engineering services to the Plate Mill department to safely meet the company’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 Staff 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.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at time of employment from an accredited institution
Minimum 7 years experience as an electrical engineer
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
12 years of experience in a manufacturing facility
5 years experience with PLCs, HMIs, AC/DC drives & motors and measuring devices
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 P