Arconic Lead Maintenance Technician in Davenport, Iowa



Lead Maintenance Technician

Job Function:


Business Unit Group:

Global Rolled Products

Position Description:

The Lead Maintenance Technician is accountable for results within their assigned area in Environment, Health and Safety, Productivity, Asset Management, People Development, Contracting Out, Cost Control and Quality using ABS (Alcoa Business System) tools such as TPM, Daily Management, 5S, etc. The Lead Maintenance Technician will possess a working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and equipment failure analysis to assist in identifying improvements to existing systems. The Lead Maintenance Technician will direct the maintenance resources in their assigned areas and represent their area in the horizontal help chain for plant wide maintenance. The person in this role will also have responsibility for some troubleshooting of equipment failures. The Lead Maintenance Technician will assist the Maintenance Technical Leader and Central Maintenance Manager in development and implementation of plant wide Maintenance systems, processes and resource management across all Maintenance Areas. The Lead Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the identification and coordination of up skilling activities to close gaps in knowledge sets of the maintenance resources. The Lead Maintenance Technician will engage the resources at their disposal to meet the focused department objectives set by the Manufacturing Managers in support of the business objectives. These objectives will be achieved without sacrificing a spirit of cooperation with other areas, so as to not detrimentally impact the vitality of Davenport Works. The Lead Maintenance Technician will report to the Maintenance Technical Leader and provide direct supervision to the Maintenance Unit Supervisors and indirect supervision to 50+ hourly craft employees. The hourly employees will consist of General Mechanics and Electricians. The Lead Maintenance Technician will be capable of developing and executing a plan to deliver world class reliability and performance to the assigned area equipment.


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Minimum Years of Experience:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 6 years experience of work-related experience managing maintenance activities or leading planning and implementation of equipment activities

  • Knowledge of and experience implementing Lean Manufacturing Systems tools in a maintenance environment

  • This is not a shift work position. Must be available 24/7 or as needed to ensure business needs

  • Expert technical knowledge of processes necessary to drive maintenance performance excellence in a manufacturing setting.

  • Expert knowledge of EHS procedures, rules and regulations pertaining to maintenance.

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Minimum Education Required:

High School or GED

Minimum Travel Required:


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a heavy industrial environment.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing maintenance activities or leading planning and implementation of equipment evaluation and improvements.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Business Unit:

GRP Operations

Job Type:


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.