Iowa Aluminum

10 27th Ave East

Albia, IA  52531

Human Resources Contact information:

Email: hr@iowaaluminum.com 

Phone: 641-932-7410

Careers

POSITION: Iowa Aluminum Extrusion Press Operator.

Iowa Aluminum is searching for “The right fit” Operators to run their state-of-the-art Aluminum Extrusion Presses.

Experience is preferred but not necessary.

Iowa Aluminum wants YOU to join our family!

 Qualifications:

  • Character
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Controlled Intensity
  • Solution Oriented
  • Good Math Skills
  • Results Driven
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to quantify decision making
  • Objective thought process
  • Team Oriented
  • Communicator
  • Dependable
  • Coachable
  • Take Ownership

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Safety First– follow processes provided / Be alert / Be focused / Be organized / Report any irregularities – nonconformities in equipment or personnel.
  • Receive and follow direction of daily schedule given by Extrusion Manager and Shift Supervisor.
  • Verify correct alloys are set up for each tool as per work order.
  • Verify-utilize – enter correct die recipes.
  • Verify and assist loading the applicable tooling into press as per work order.
  • Expedite tooling changes in an efficient and effective manner as per training.
  • Enter recipe information into press.
  • Spot check dimensions as per training / pre-post-saw-finished product.
  • Run and monitor the Extrusion press per provided recipe.
  • Contact Extrusion Supervisor for all concerns during production run.
  • Spot check stretch process as requested in recipe and print/tolerances.
  • Communicate with Head Stretch and Supervisor on potential changes.
  • Spot check saw process as per recipe and work order.
  • Communicate with Saw Operator and Supervisor on potential changes.
  • Utilize precision tools / calipers / Micrometers / Squares / Protractors / Applicable go-no-go gauges as per recipe and training.
  • Continually quantify that process is reaching expected recipe efficiencies / Contact supervisor if manipulation is necessary.
  • Enter information as to move work orders into position for processing.
  • Report to pre or postproduction meetings as required.
  • Full time – Salary Position                                                                             
  • Incentive potential  
  • Relocation : Up to $1500 
  • Overtime above 48 total hours 
  • Potential higher starting salary based on experience.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness and Accident insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
The company is taking additional COVID-19 precautions by enhanced cleaning on the shop floor.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Albia, IA 52531: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Work Location: One location

 

POSITION: Iowa Aluminum Extrusion Press Supervisor:

Iowa Aluminum is searching for “The right fit” Supervisors to Manage their state-of-the-art Aluminum Extrusion Presses.

Experience is preferred but not necessary.

Iowa Aluminum wants YOU to join our family!

 Qualifications:

  • Character
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Controlled Intensity
  • Solution Oriented
  • Good Math Skills
  • Results Driven
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to quantify decision making
  • Objective thought process
  • Team Oriented
  • Communicator
  • Dependable
  • Coachable
  • Take Ownership

 FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • Safety First– follow processes provided / Be alert / Be focused / Be organized / Report any irregularities – nonconformities in equipment or personnel.
  • Lead by example with a full understanding on how to operate and manipulate Extrusion Equipment, i.e.: Oven- Press-Stretcher-Saw operations.
  • Must acquire or have a full understanding of extrusion process/tolerances/recovery/expectations/recipes.
  • Must have a full understanding on how to read prints and determine critical scenarios.
  • Must understand tolerances and how to utilize precision tools / calipers / micrometers / protractors / squares / comparators / Applicable go-no-go gauges as per recipe and training.
  • Must Lead and manage 7 employees in all aspects on 2-presses /1- 8-hour shift 5 days per week.
  • Review daily schedule and expectations with Extrusion Manager prior to each shift.
  • Communicate directly with Extrusion team on schedule and expectations.
  • Continuously monitor all positions – Press Operators/Head Stretchers/Saw operators/Quality Technicians.
  • Continuously monitor and quantify variances between recipes and actual efficiencies/correct negative variances.
  • Field all concerns- Mechanical/techniques/equations/tolerances/ from employees and offer immediate assistance in rectifying concerns.
  • Contact correction groups when assistance is needed – Maintenance/Die Shop/Quality Control.
  • Responsible for providing all shift production information post-shift as instructed for – Thru put /scrap/downtime/tooling correction/Maintenance concerns.
  • Responsible for 7 employees’ performance – disciplinary forms.
  • Review Shift performance and directly communicate with Extrusion Manager on daily/weekly/monthly / yearly performance vs expectations.
  • Continuously Review solutions with Extrusion Manager / coach / teach your team on necessary corrective actions needed to achieve positive results vs recipe/expectation. 
  • Full time – Salary Position                                                                             
  • Incentive potential  
  • Relocation : Up to $1500 
  • Overtime above 48 total hours 
  • Potential higher starting salary based on experience.

 Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness and Accident insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
The company is taking additional COVID-19 precautions by enhanced cleaning on the shop floor.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Albia, IA 52531: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Work Location: One location

 

Saw Operator

Responsible for operating the Extrusion Cut-off or Inline Saw.

-Responsible for the quality of the metal being cut to size.

-Monitor equipment performance and if needed, provide for maintenance repairs.

-Responsible for proper housekeeping of the Saw Operator area.

-Responsible for knowledge of loading and unloading the Age Oven.

-Responsible for tracking order complete/new order on the same die.

-Responsible for Quality Checks done according to the “In Process Inspection form”

 

Packer: Full-Time

-Responsible for Packing Aluminum Extrusions per customer and or company requirements.

-Secure Bundles of finished material and ready for shipment.

-Provide assistance in various responsibilities.

-Monitor equipment performance and if needed, provide for maintenance repairs.

-Responsible for safety and proper housekeeping of the shipping and packing area.

 

In addition to the hourly wage/salary, Iowa Aluminum offers the following:

-Quarterly Production Incentive

-Cross Training Incentive

-Perfect Attendance

-Referral Bonus

-Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Company paid life insurance,

-Voluntary Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident

-Simple IRA and matching contributions

-Holiday & Vacation Pay

-Shift Differential for evening and overnight shifts

Please fill out the online employment application or download the PDF, fill it out and email it back to hr@iowaaluminum.com. Or apply in person at 10 27th Ave E, Albia, IA  52531.

Iowa Aluminum, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join the Iowa Aluminum Team!

 

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