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Electrical Engineer

United States, Iowa, Davenport
May 20, 2024

Arconic is currently in search of an Electrical Engineer to join their Aerospace and Automotive Products Business Unit in Davenport, IA. Since it opened in 1948, Arconic's Davenport aluminum facility has been at the forefront of American manufacturing. Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River in Iowa, the plant employs over 2,500 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with 20 percent of revenues coming from exports.

Through continued modernization, including a $300 million investment to increase automotive sheet production, Davenport has maintained its position as the world's premier aerospace supply plant and is today a hub of Arconic's $4 billion aerospace business.

The Electrical Engineer will:

  • 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
  • Incorporate SMART Manufacturing principles and tools into automated inspection systems to improve processes, data collection/analysis, and drive quick results in recovery improvements
  • 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 from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience designing, installing, maintaining electromechanical systems
  • 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:

  • Manufacturing experience
  • 1-3 years' experience with PLC's, HMI's, AC/DC drives & motors, measuring devices and ethernet cameras
  • 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
  • Good oral and written communication skills in a variety of settings (shop floor, peers, plant leadership, etc)
  • Demonstrated success as a project implementation manager, including budget and schedule development.

Arconic Corporation 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, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic 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 stakeholders.
At Arconic, 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.
Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our stakeholders.
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). Authorizations from the relevant government agency may be required to meet export control compliance requirements.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Arconic is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.
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