Power Modulation Tech

 •  Alcoa Newburgh, IN

5 - 7 years experience  •  Metals & Mining

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17
Newburgh, IN
5 - 7 years experience
Metals & Mining
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17

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 128years 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 Power Modulation Tech’s role is to learn the raw materials, equipment, process and power demand of smelting in order to manage the flow of power to the smelting processes.   The Tech will work with the production, process, power plant and maintenance organizations in order facilitate process management, process stability and financial management of power flows. 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in an Engineering or Technical Discipline

  • 5 years of experience in Aluminum Smelting process or related process control 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.

 

Additional required competencies are:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks 
  • Understanding process computer control systems and troubleshoot logic
  • Coordinate production control center with upstream supplier for integration of utility supply with production output
  • Understanding of Quality and Lean Manufacturing and associated tools
  • Ability to manage financial tracking systems for benefit analysis
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in teams or individually

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