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Maintenance Superintendent - Facilities Maintenance & Crane Repair

US Rolled Products
22001654 Requisition #

At Arconic, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Arconic is the world's leading producer and manager of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina facilities, and is active in all major aspects of the industry. Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic’s businesses as a single solution to customers.


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 2,200 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with 25 percent of revenues coming from exports. Through continued modernization, including a $200 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 $3 billion aerospace business.


The objective of the Maintenance Superintendent is to lead a broad range of services that support the plant wide maintenance and production organizations. The Maintenance Superintendent will develop and lead the Facilities, Crane Repair, Mechanical Utilities, that supports the Central Maintenance Organization.  

  • Facilities Maintenance:  The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to provide industrial cleaning, painting, and carpentry services that support the plant’s requirements to maintain the equipment, building, and grounds safely and cost effectively.  This includes development and maturity of semi-autonomous teams that continuously improves performance, specifically but not limited to: quality of workmanship, wrench time (craft OEE), process and procedures to sustain gains, safety, and cost reductions.  This will also include the management and supervision of contracted services that includes but not limited to: janitorial services, lawn care, snow removal, waste removal, and civil services.
  • Crane Repair:  The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to provide the plant safe and reliable cranes that enable PCs to improve uptime and throughput.  This includes deployment and continuous improvement of solid maintenance processes and systems for proactive maintenance and sustains gains.  The Superintendent will establish annual metrics and tracking systems that drive the improvements with high level of staff and craft engagement to achieve the results.
  • Mechanical Utilities:  The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to provide a reliable supply of process waters and waste systems that are compliant to the environmental requirements determined by the corporation or the regulators.  Maintain and improve reliability of the plant’s infrastructure including but not limited to restrooms, overhead doors, roofs, and piping and drains throughout the plant. This will also include the management and supervision of contracted services that includes but not limited to: roofing contractors, elevators, refrigeration, and plantwide heaters.

The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable for results within Facilities, Crane Repair, and Mechanical Utilities in the areas of Environment, Health and Safety, Productivity, Asset Management, People Development, Cost Control, Quality, and Team Maturity using ABS and REX systems such as TPM, Kaizen, daily Management, 5S etc. 
The Maintenance Superintendent will engage the resources at his/her disposal to meet the department objectives set by the Maintenance and Engineering Manager in support of the business objectives.  These objectives will be achieved without sacrificing a spirit of cooperation with other areas.
The Maintenance Superintendent will supervise an area of approximately 15 salaried resources including technicians, planners, Coaches/Group Leaders, Unit supervisors, and Engineers.  The Maintenance Superintendent will supervise an area with ~100 hourly resources including mechanics, electricians, carpenters/painters, and facilities maintenance operators.
The Maintenance Superintendent will report to the Maintenance and Engineering Manager of DPW & Satellites.


​- Minimum of 5 years of  manufacturing industry experience
- Minimum of 8 years of maintenance experience
- 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.





- Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
- Strong background in using maintenance reliability tools and techniques
- Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work accurately and to work with cross-functional teams effectively
- Ability to lead and drive cultural change in a positive manner, influencing others on new concepts
- Experience with (and understanding of) lean manufacturing (ABS at Arconic)
- Strong oral and written communication skills in a variety of settings (shop floor, peers, plant leadership, etc)
- Understand the complexity of (and succeed in) a matrix organization


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.


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.



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