• Maintenance Machinist

    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 Roll Shop Department is seeking to add a talented Maintenance Machinist to our facility in Newport. The purpose of this role is to safely, efficiently and effectively contribute to the overall operating process and provide quality product to our customers.


    We offer competitive wages and benefits, group medical disability, 401k and life insurance.  Average salary for this position is approximately $70,000 per year including overtime and bonus incentive. There are 2 shifts available:  3on / 3off rotating shifts and 3-11pm Monday thru Friday.

    Responsibilities Include

    Required skills:

    • Knowledge and experience of machining including previous machine shop work
    • Operation of surface roll grinders (Mesta / Hercules).  
    • Troubleshooting, inspection, maintenance/repair of chocks, bearings and workrolls
    • General knowledge of industrial equipment.
    • Work in a safe manner in compliance with all Aleris safety and environmental requirements, policies, and regulatory statutes.
    • Notify appropriate personnel of irregularities in operating equipment or materials; maintain clean and orderly conditions in work area.
    • Coordinate and carry out various tasks as assigned by management.
    • Possess strong organizational skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a team environment.

    Required Qualifications


    • The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience. 
    • High school diploma or GED. 
    • Must be safety oriented and demonstrate a willingness to support all safety initiatives.
    • Must be able to work as part of a team and be capable of self-direction.
    • Good Verbal communication skills are required.
    • Basic computer and math skills are required.
    • Must be available to work all shifts either on a rotational or straight shift assignment.
    • Must have the ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.
    • Must achieve a passing score on the assessment.
    • Successful interview with the plant leadership team.
    • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check as well as drug screen.
    • Must be capable and willing to train in other job classifications.
    • Must have basic knowledge of hand tools and possess a mechanical aptitude.
    • Must be flexible as job focus and assignments may change daily and by the hour.


    • Metal rolling mill experience is preferred. 


    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 position.



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