• Electrical Specialist I - CALP/WCM

    Tech, R&D and Engineering
    Relocation Available
    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 Rolled Products North America (RPNA) division is seeking to add a talented Electrical Specialist I to our CALP Engineering team The purpose of this role is to plan, manage, and implement capital, maintenance and upgrade projects to continuously improve CALP’s electrical equipment, achieving specified measurable results, following all Aleris policies and governmental regulations.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Comply with all safety standards and regulations.
    • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications to electrical equipment, such as drives, power distribution, etc., utilizing lean manufacturing techniques.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks, promoting open communication with peers and providing updates to direct management.
    • Draft and submit budget proposals, recommend subsequent budget changes when necessary.
    • Maintains compliance with all company and governmental regulations.
    • Prepare and/or modify Electrical drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs.
    • Build effective partnerships with plant personal through the implementation of small capital projects.
    • Provide technical assistance and training to all applicable personnel regarding electrical systems and functions.
    • Assist and lead maintenance in diagnosing equipment problems and recommend methods to prevent reoccurrence of these issues to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs in the CALP and Wide Cold Mill (WCM).
    • Analyze and diagnose root causes of problems and failures recommending and providing solutions to maximize uptime.
    • Identify potential problems or opportunities related to the proper and cost effective operation and maintenance of processes to reduce costs and increase throughput.
    • Maintain the integrity of engineering drawings files and project and equipment archives, updating deficiencies as they arise.
    • Research, plan, and implement assigned projects/tasks to achieve the stated purpose while using the best technology at the lowest cost.
    • Develop and maintain up-to-date specialized knowledge on CALP/WCM equipment.

    Required Qualifications

    • A minimum of three years’ experience in an electrical position within an industrial environment required.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organization skills required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Four-year degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology preferred.
    • Aluminum industry experience and experience with continuous processing line, CALP or Cold Mill processes strongly preferred.
    • Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma experience highly preferred.
    • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Continuous Improvement principles helpful.

    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in 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 positions.




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