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Novelis Melting Utility in Davenport, Iowa

The Novelis plant located in Davenport, IA has an immediate opening for a Melting Utility. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Work in a safe manner in compliance with all Novelis safety and environmental requirements, policies, and regulatory statutes.

  • Provide material handling services for the Melting and Blending Departments.

  • Follows departmental processes with regard to monitoring metal flow, temperature, and appearance of melters.

  • Follows departmental quality processes and takes appropriate samples.

  • Operates a variety of mobile equipment.

  • Communicates with other departments to coordinate metal flow and maintain operating standards.

  • Assist others to provide an organized and clean workplace including assigned areas of the plant, workstations, equipment, walkways and locker rooms.

  • Ability to operator hand and power tools.

  • Must be able to move materials of up to 35 pounds.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a leader in safety. Demonstrated willingness to support all safety initiatives.

  • Ability to become a qualified forklift and excavator operator. Complete and pass training on assigned material handling equipment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to understand, speak, and read English.

  • Basic computer knowledge.

  • Ability to understand and follow plant safety rules and departmental safety practices

  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and positive attitude.

  • 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 be able to pass a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug screen.

  • Must be capable and willing to train in other job classifications.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift certification from a previous company and/or state agency.

  • Post high school education.

  • Previous experience working in a heavy industrial and/or manufacturing environment.

Established in 1991 the Davenport Casting facility employs more than 200 people and serves the building and construction industry. The site produces hot rolled coil by utilizing specialized blending melting and continuous casting processes to produce high-quality aluminum sheet from predominantly recycled materials. Davenport Casting has an active social responsibility committee that supports many organizations in the local community including Habitat for Humanity Riverbend Food Bank CASI and more. The facility also sponsors local events including their partnership with Junior Achievement in sponsoring and presenting at the Advanced Manufacturing Career Day.

Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training, are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2020-34878

Name: Novelis Davenport Manufacturing Facility

Job Type: Standard

Street: 2101 J. M. Morris Blvd.

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