Aleris

  • Technical Advisor - Paintline

    Function
    Operations
    Relocation Available
    Yes
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.

     

    Our North American division is seeking to add a talented Technical Advisor in our Finishing department. The purpose of this role is to provide technical advice and support to Paint Line staff in solving design, development, or modification problems with existing or new fundamental systems and processes within the policies and guidelines established by Aleris and government regulatory agencies.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Work in safe and cooperative manner in accordance to HSE policies and procedures.
    • Support the implementation of HSE processes that reveal safety hazards, and develop sustainable corrective actions.
    • Investigate root causes of departmental defects, implement counter-measures, ensure accurate capture in Lewisport Quality System per ISO/TS requirements.
    • Lead continuous improvement culture by utilizing AOS to improve product quality or processes in the assigned area.
    • Identify, control and improve critical process variables to achieve departmental goals.
    • Control and reduce costs under Advisor’s management.
    • Develop appropriate standards and measurements for key input and output variables consistent with process control methodologies.
    • Advise area superintendents and supervisors in the implementation of process control standards and measurements.
    • Participate in the daily Material Review Board meeting, ensure compliance to MRB disposition requirements.
    • Work upstream and downstream with Technical Advisors to resolve product quality issues.
    • Provide input to planning groups regarding departmental production capabilities, costs, and other operating criteria.
    • Participate in the development of a long-term technology plan for the assigned area that supports the Business Unit’s strategic plan.
    • Lead development of 90 Day Quality Action Plans with department team, lead weekly Plan review
    • Participate in product or process “Trials” as required
    • Must be able to teach, coach, mentor problem solving skills to area staff
    • Lead development and management of Layered Process Audits in the department
    • Participate in development of Corrective Action Request response as necessary

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum of five years' experience in line operations required
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proven technical competence and problem solving experience required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree
    • Background in safety leadership, process analysis, control plan methodology, continuous improvement methodology and project management

    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the position.

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