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Novelis Shredding Utility in Davenport, Iowa

The Novelis plant located in Davenport, IA has an immediate opening for a Shredding Utlity. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.


• Is knowledgeable and follows plant safety rules and departmental safety practices.

• Operates mobile equipment to move scrap aluminum to and from storage and staging areas.

• Stages raw materials according to lot tickets to ensure proper blending of alloys.

• Operates excavator to break up scrap aluminum bales.

• Disposes of byproducts and waste.

• Communicates with other departments to coordinate metal flow and maintain operating standards.

• Maintains housekeeping.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Must be a leader in safety. Is a safe worker who demonstrates concern for personal safety and safety of others. Must demonstrate a willingness to participate in plant safety initiatives.

• A high school level education is required. Post high school education preferred.

• Must be able to work as part of a team and be capable of self-direction.

• Good verbal communication skills are required.

• Basic computer and math skills are required.

• Must be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and positive attitude.

• Must be capable and willing to train in other job classifications.

• Good decision-making skills are required.

• Must possess a basic knowledge of hand tools and possess a mechanical aptitude.

• Previous manufacturing experience and material handling experience are preferred.

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.

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.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2020-35131

Name: Novelis Davenport Manufacturing Facility

Job Type: Standard

Street: 2101 J. M. Morris Blvd.