Oct 20, 2021

Engineering/Maintenance Manager

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly
  • Novelis
  • 2101 J M Morris Boulevard, Davenport, Iowa 52802, USA
Full-time Engineer - Reliability Management - Engineering Management - Maintenance Reliability Engineers

Job Description

Novelis is the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world's largest recycler of aluminum. Driven by our purpose to shape a sustainable world together, we work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, automotive, beverage can and specialty markets. 

Novelis has openings in leadership for Engineering/Maintenance Managers at the following North America plant location facilities:

  • Davenport, IA 
  • Uhrichsville, OH 

Engineering/Maintenance Manager, Responsibilities Include:

(Engineering Maintenance Reliability & Automation)

•The Engineering/Maintenance Manager has primary controlling impact over the functional area and is responsible for the performance of the group relative to productivity in the plant, quality of the products produced, machine downtime, labor relations and safety issues.

•The Engineering/Maintenance Manager makes decisions based on broadly defined practices, procedures, functional precedents and well-defined policies.  These decisions have wide ranging effects on the efficient operation of the facilities as well as both large and small capital projects.

•Develops, trains, motivates subordinate staff to ensure a highly skilled, trained, and experienced organization capable of meeting all engineering and maintenance management needs.  In addition, prepare them for advancement to positions of great responsibility.

•Ensures the specifications for all new equipment, tools, and install procedures meet Federal, State, and OSHA codes to protect the health and safety of our employees.

•Through the maintenance and engineering teams, develop and maintain a suitable spare parts program to ensure control of appropriate and adequate inventories and costs.

•Helps to establish and implement maintenance and capital budgets and projects along with performance objectives and programs to contribute to maximization of return on investment of the sites.  Monitors maintenance costs for Davenport making recommendations as required to stay within yearly budget limits.  Manages expenditures in areas of responsibility.

•Provides leadership and support for engineering and maintenance in equipment and site outages.  Assists team in meeting time frames and budget goals for outages.

•Manages relationships that have been developed for engineering and maintenance support.

Required Qualifications:

  • A degree in Engineering is required.
  • 6 to 10 years of experience in a plant engineering and maintenance environment.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven track record of leading highly successful teams.
  • Previous industrial engineering experience, including planning, specification, and implementation of engineering design projects.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills; ability to communicate with all levels in the organization.
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal skills to motivate, train, understand, and develop others so that they may attain objectives.
  • Desire to take the initiative and develop proactive relationships with departmental employees through understanding their needs and fostering collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload; must be able to manage multiple tasks at once without sacrificing attention to detail.
  • Strong technical and process management skills are required in this position.
  • Must possess strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel for training and meetings as necessary.
  • Solid computer skills with software applications proficiency with the ability to learn new programs quickly.


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