Senior Plant Equipment Operator ($23.19-$25.51) in Springdale at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/10/2024

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Crane Operator to join our BCS Team in Springdale, AR .  

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.  

Senior Crane and Equipment Operator

Dept: Extrusion, Paint, or Anodizing

Grade: 5 – 6

Minimum Wage:  $23.19 per hour

Wage range:        $23.19 - $27.29 per hour

This job posting is specifically for the skilled operator positions within the Extrusion, Paint, or Anodizing departments. Jobs include Extrusion Press Operator, Extrusion Quality Inspector, Extrusion Die Set-Up Crane Operator, Extrusion Operations Floater, Anodizing Crane Operator, and various Operator roles within the Paint department that are grade 5. 

The functions of the various jobs include these tasks:

  • Operation of an aluminum extrusion press. Ensuring recipe adherence and safe work practices are being followed by the team. 
  • Learn and maintain EVPM (Electronic Visual Process Management) and be able to teach others.
  • The utilization of testing techniques and the application of quality tools to the reduction of process and product variation.
  • Development, implementation, and audit of manufacturing control plans and standard operating procedures to which adherence will result in products that are produced to target.
  • Develop, communicate and train work instructions for quality procedures.
  • Be able to flex to other areas of the specific department of the job function.
  • Must be able to obtain Mobile Equipment and/or Crane licenses, depending on the job function.


  • Must possess fluent computer skills to be able to interface utilizing; Microsoft Suite, Ignition, EAM, and various other software. 
  • 5 year experience as a crane or equipment operator in a manufacturing environment. 
  • 2 year leadership experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Must pass physical to operate a free moving mobile equipment or crane. 
  • Self motivated – driven to achieve excellence
  • Team Player – works well with others to achieve team success

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to work 12 hour days while performing moderate to heavy lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Overtime is required if deemed necessary by management.

Arconic Corporation 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 stakeholders. 

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 stakeholders. 

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Arconic is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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