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Company: Alcoa
Location: Newburgh, IN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

Under the direction of technical leadership, the applicant will provide Mechanical Engineering support for various production lines and supporting facilities. This position is located at the Warrick Operations plant, located just outside of Newburgh, Indiana. This support involves using mechanical experience and classroom knowledge to provide daily trouble-shooting, project design and execution, equipment and service selection and specification, advice and assistance to maintenance personnel to improve uptime and equipment reliability, and adherence to regulatory and Alcoa EHS requirements. Daily duties are performed in a “hands on” environment and include, but are not limited to, providing on-call response to restore flow and developing and implementing countermeasures to prevent problem recurrence.

Major Responsibilities

  • Providing day-to-day technical advice, problem solving and support to operations and maintenance by applying engineering principles, ABS and reliability tools to drive problems to root cause.
  • Initiating and/or implementing improvement projects including engineering solutions to eliminate safety and quality concerns, repetitive equipment failures and other major and minor issues.
  • Managing capital project requests, schedules, costs, etc.
  • Ensuring compliance of project work with appropriate engineering standards.
  • Identifying and/or implementing new ideas and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Identifying and addressing obsolescence issues with existing equipment.
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating equipment files and drawings.
  • Developing preventative/predictive programs/systems to improve process and equipment performance.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college/university.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an industrial environment
  • 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.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 or more years working in an industrial environment
  • Experience in product and process failure analysis and an understanding of world class manufacturing techniques such as lean manufacturing, JIT, SPC, TQM, etc.
  • Strong maintenance background.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams.
  • Proficient problem solving and creative thinking skills.
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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