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Novelis Maintenance Manager in Davenport, Iowa

The Novelis Casting plant located in Davenport, IA has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Manager. This position reports to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Is a role model for safety; demonstrates behaviors that align with the Aleris safety principles and holds the team accountable for results.

  • Ensure the equipment and facility operate safely by complying with Aleris HSE standards and policies, all state and federal regulations, and company policies and procedures.

  • Implements processes that reveal safety hazards. Investigates accidents and near misses and develops sustainable corrective actions.

  • Develop and execute an overall maintenance strategy to deliver operational stability and maximize plant productivity.

  • Manages and coordinates break-down, corrective, renovated, and preventative maintenance to minimize equipment downtime and optimize utilization.

  • Planning, scheduling, and executing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes accruing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

  • Re-assess and re-direct maintenance efforts and focus towards improved reliability, quality, and reducing operating costs.

  • Lead the efforts of root cause failure analysis with recommended solutions.

  • Implement the necessary tools and systems to efficiently manage preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, spare parts inventory, and general work orders at the facility.

  • Set and communicate clear performance standards and hold direct reports accountable for results.

  • Continuously improve the efficient use of financial and human resources in the performance of duties.

  • Provide a climate of trust and employee engagement.

  • Develop the capabilities of all maintenance employees through effective training, performance reviews, counseling, and provide for opportunities to maximize potential.

  • Engages team to drive a continuous improvement culture by utilizing the Aleris Operating System.

  • Works in conjunction with Human Resources to ensure compliance with the collective bargaining agreement for seniority, disciplinary process, overtime scheduling, and grievance handling.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent required; 7 to 10 years minimum heavy manufacturing experience. Experience in the aluminum industry strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in mechanical and electrical industrial maintenance.

  • Strong working knowledge in purchasing, PLC systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and overall machine design.

  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organizing, time management, and effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques is essential.

  • Ability to work with a long-term strategy along with managing short term objectives.

  • Ability to instill a sense of purpose and inspire actions in others.

  • Ability to assist team members through clear task assignment, feedback, and development planning.

  • Ability to bring together the appropriate people and information to make timely, effective decisions.

  • Ability to solve problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of the issues involved.

  • Ability to achieve results, manage multiple tasks and objectives in parallel and manage the technical and social issues associated with change.

Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training, are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Established in 1991 the Davenport Casting facility employs more than 200 people and serves the building and construction industry. The site produces hot rolled coil by utilizing specialized blending melting and continuous casting processes to produce high-quality aluminum sheet from predominantly recycled materials. Davenport Casting has an active social responsibility committee that supports many organizations in the local community including Habitat for Humanity Riverbend Food Bank CASI and more. The facility also sponsors local events including their partnership with Junior Achievement in sponsoring and presenting at the Advanced Manufacturing Career Day.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2021-36679

Name: Novelis Davenport Manufacturing Facility

Job Type: Standard

Street: 2101 J. M. Morris Blvd.