SCM Scheduler/Planner - (Job Number: 22000844) at Arconic

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Davenport, Iowa

Job Description:

Arconic i s currently in search of a S upply Chain Management (SCM) Scheduler / Planner to join our team in Davenport, IA.

Arconic is the world's leading producer of fabricated aluminum products and is active in all major aspects of the industry. Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic's businesses as a single solution to customers.

Since it opened in 1948, Arconic's Davenport, Iowa aluminum plant has been at the forefront of American manufacturing. Built on the bank of the Mississippi River, the plant employs over 2,400 people and is a focal point of the global aluminum industry, with a significant percent of revenues coming from exports. Through continued modernization, including over $600 million investment over the past decade alone, Davenport has maintained its position as a premier aerospace and automotive supply plant, and is today an important hub of Arconic's business.

The SCM Scheduler/Planner will be responsible for creating, modifying, maintaining, and communicating production center schedules that balance throughput and delivery while ensuring continuous inventory flow through all areas of responsibility. Additionally, in this role you will:

  • Regularly interact with Operations, Maintenance, Quality, SCM, and bargaining unit employees
  • Work as part of the SCM Team and use human performance concepts and standardized work to reduce inventory and flow times while maintaining 95% delivery to external customers
  • Review new orders, looking for possible application of finished goods or in-process metal (e.g. overage, salvage, excess) prior to releasing the order for casting and hot rolling
  • Review and update the production flow path (as determined by the Lot Generation system) to ensure metal produced will meet customers' requirements, using the most economically feasible fabricating practice, when necessary
  • Review the ingot size selected by Lot Gen for appropriateness, considering quantity required, historical recovery, and standard ingot size menu
  • Provide feedback to the Lot Generation Programmer in support of accurate flow path information
  • Analyze and process change order requests, order cancellations, and production holds as requested by Sales, Quality, and Operations personnel
  • Provide inventory management for salvage, overage, and excess material
  • Generate practices in support of experiments (shop orders) under the guidance of Quality, Operations, or Engineering personnel and provide vacation relief for other Order Planners and Schedulers
  • While this job is primarily day-shift with periodic weekend work required.

** Relocation is NOT provided for this position. **

#LI-SS1Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Management discipline or other relevant discipline from an accredited institution
  • 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 is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years scheduling and/or Supply Chain Management experience in manufacturing
  • 5 years in manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with and building successful working relationships with a broad range of individuals and functions both inside and outside the organization
  • Work experience with principles and concepts of Lean Manufacturing used for achieving business results
  • Experience with inventory management concepts and forecasting
  • Basic understanding of different aluminum alloy compositions
  • Working knowledge of procurement and shipment processes
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with "out of the box" thinking
  • Experience working in a union environment

ABOUT Davenport Works

Davenport Works is the country's largest aluminum rolling mill, it was opened in 1948 and currently employs more than 2,000 people and ships product worldwide. It is in Riverdale in the Quad Cities (Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in northwestern Illinois). The Quad Cities is 3 hours south-west of Chicago, 4 hours north of St. Louis, and less than 3 hours from Des Moines. The Quad Cities is home to St. Ambrose University among 8 educational institutes. Major outdoor summer music festivals include the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival, Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, and River Roots Live.


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.

We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.

We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.

We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.

We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.

We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.

We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

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