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Craft Training Supervisor (manufacturing- 1 shift)

US Rolled Products
22001534 Requisition #

Arconic is currently in search of a Craft Training Supervisor to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit in Davenport, IA.

Since it opened in 1948, Arconic'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 Arconic’s aerospace business.

 The position reports to the Maintenance Superintendent.  In this position, the Training Supervisor will manage the Craft Training Department and its employee by doing the following:

  • Develop, maintain and coordinate training programs for a 450-person maintenance work force consisting of salaried professionals, engineers, techs, unit supervisors and hourly craft positions.
  • Be accountable for the Davenport Welding certification program, Craft apprenticeship programs, plant-wide mobile equipment/fixed rail certification, Arconic Leaning Management system, new hire safety on-boarding training, Scott Community College training programs, plant-wide journey-level craft training systems and for developing and providing a wide range of Arconic maintenance training topics for maintenance and the plant.
  • Ensure a consistent implementation and execution of policies and systems in the Maintenance Craft Training department to guarantee customer (internal and external) expectations are met at the lowest cost and always with safety at the forefront of every activity.
  • Manage performance of up to 2 salaried and up to 8 non-traditional hourly reports; through technical expertise, guidance, support, coaching, counseling, and leadership in the day-to-day performance of maintenance planning activities.
  • Lead the Davenport Works Joint Apprenticeship Committee, the Davenport Works Probationary Employee Review Board and participate in Business Unit and corporate-level training committees and initiatives.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • minimum of 3 years of manufacturing maintenance experience
  • 5 years total maintenance experience
  • 3 years of experience managing direct reports
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) and relationship building 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.



  • Learning Management System administrator knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Team Leadership experience
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent project management skills and demonstrated experience driving projects to completion 
  • Ability to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Background in education (developing, maintaining and coordinating training programs)


ABOUT Davenport Works

Davenport Works is the country’s largest aluminum rolling mill, it was opened in 1948 and currently employs more than 2,000 people and ships product worldwide.  It is in Riverdale in the Quad Cities (Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in northwestern Illinois).  The Quad Cities is 3 hours south-west of Chicago, 4 hours north of St. Louis, and less than 3 hours from Des Moines.  The Quad Cities is home to St. Ambrose University among 8 educational institutes.  Major outdoor summer music festivals include the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival, Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, and River Roots Live. 


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), 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, 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 shareholders.

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 shareholders.

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). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.


 This position may require access to export 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.

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