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Mechanical Technician

Company: Arconic
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Arconic is seeking a Mechanical Technician to join our Aluminum Extrusion (AEX) business unit in Lafayette, IN.

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


Profile: The primary purpose of this role is to be responsible for capital improvements and assisting with production uptime.

Essential Functions: The Mechanical Technician within AEX requires technical and interpersonal skills essential to teamwork. Major duties include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with production and maintenance to upgrade existing equipment.
  • Performing repairs.
  • Installing new machinery.
  • Supporting day-to-day operations by acting as a resource for skilled trades and contracted services.
    General duties for the Mechanical Technican include but are not limited to:
    • Providing technical assistance to production/maintenance personal during both planned and unplanned equipment service interruptions, including after-hours or weekends.
    • Applying root cause problem solving (troubleshooting) techniques to find and eliminate sources of recurring equipment failures through creative, cost-effective solutions.
    • Developing and maintaining technical documentation (drawings, preventative maintenance procedures, start-up/shutdown procedures, etc.) for new and existing processes and procedures in the assigned work area.
    • Observing and supporting plant safety goals and initiatives.


      Basic Qualifications:
      • High school diploma or GED
      • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar capacity and similar environment
      • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
      • This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. -730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the relevant government agency. Business demands may require employer to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Keywords: Arconic, Lafayette , Mechanical Technician, Professions , Lafayette, Indiana

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