Alcoa United States
Oct 17, 2017
Maintenance Supervisor + Ferndale, WA + Full-time Company Description Alcoa Corporation is a global industry leader in the production of bauxite, alumina and aluminum, enhanced by a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa Corporation draws on the innovation culture, customer relationships and strong brand of ParentCo. Previously known as the Aluminum Company of America, ParentCo pioneered the aluminum industry 128 years ago with the discovery of the first commercial process for the affordable production of aluminum. Since the discovery, Alcoa aluminum was used in the Wright brothers’ first flight (1903), ParentCo helped produce the first aluminum-sheathed skyscraper (1952), the first all-aluminum vehicle frame (1994) and the first aluminum beer bottle (2004). Today, Alcoa Corporation extends this heritage of product and process innovation as it strives to continuously redefine world-class operational performance at its locations, while partnering with its customers across its range of global products. We believe that the lightweight capabilities and enhanced performance attributes that aluminum offers across a number of end markets are in increasingly high demand and underpin strong growth prospects for Alcoa Corporation. Alcoa Corporation’s operations encompass all major production processes in the primary aluminum industry value chain, which we believe provides Alcoa Corporation with a strong platform from which to serve our customers in each critical segment. Job Description The Alcoa Intalco Works facility (Intalco) located in Ferndale, Washington is a primary aluminum smelter which produces commodity grade aluminum, high purity aluminum, and aluminum alloys. Intalco is a heavy industry manufacturing site operating continuously 365-days per year using an electrolytic process which transforms the raw material of powdered aluminum oxide into molten aluminum. The molten aluminum is solidified via complex casting processes prior to shipping to our customers. The facility, which began production in 1966, employs approximately 585 people including 100 maintenance workers and 65 salaried management and technical personnel. This position is subject to general direction from the Maintenance Manager and functions to support the department in providing technical expertise in mechanical and/or electrical maintenance, modifications, and installations. The position directs, coordinates, and facilitates various area crew (electricians, millwrights, instrument technicians, and other master level crafts) and team activities. Provide on-call maintenance coverage for all assets when available. Incumbents require highly developed interpersonal skills that are very important to effectively perform this function. Incumbents must work independently with a wide variety of personnel at all levels and provide training and support to maintenance personnel. This position requires expertise on a variety of mechanical and/or electrical subjects requiring extensive problem solving capabilities that are aided through extensive experience. This position also requires team building and facilitator skills to enhance the area crew/teams’ ability to maintain the automated operation of machinery and/or process control systems. Qualifications Basic: 3 years of heavy industrial, commercial, or military experience 3 years supervisory experience Preferred: 5 years experience in heavy industry. Union supervision experience Maintenance planning experience Associates or Bachelors degree 8 years experience in mechanics, machine operations, electronics, instrumentation, associated maintenance. Aluminum smelting experience CMRP certification Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.