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Novelis Coil Coating Operator in Davenport, Iowa

The Novelis plant located in Davenport, IA has an immediate opening for a Coil Coating Operator. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

The Coil Coating Operator is required to be proficient in all aspects of the Coil Coating department. Knowledgeable in safe and efficient operations of all operating stations in the paint line, as well as proven ability to make quick decisions to correct coated issues.


  • Must be knowledgeable and able to perform the jobs within the department.

  • Primary assignment will be the paint line; employees will cross train and assist as needed in all areas of the department.

  • Must be able to work as part of a team.

  • Verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Knowledgeable about plant safety rules and departmental safety practices.


  • Assisting in daily operations of the coil coating line.

  • Assisting Dept. Lead with lab testing to ensure coated material meets customer and Novelis specs.

  • Performs and follows standard work processes.

  • Applies quality improvement processes to all functions of the job. Closely inspects product for conformance with customer requirements.

  • Follows department safety practices and follows lockout procedures when cleaning or adjusting equipment, replacing coating rolls, or reattaching sheet during sheet breaks.

  • Assists and provides training to less experienced operators and trainees.

  • Completes any required computer entry. Completes production reports, inspection reports, and records or provides other data as necessary.

  • Ability to step in as operator during a call off on all operating stations, including Dept. Lead responsibilities.

  • Relieve all operators for breaks.

  • May perform or assist in maintenance of machines.

The finishing mill in Davenport opened in 1906 and employees more than 100 people. The facility cold rolls aluminum to a desired gauge anneals to temper levels coats and slits the rolled sheet to size. The facility produces mill finish coil and painted coil to serve the building and construction industry. Davenport Finishing has an active social responsibility committee that supports many organizations in the local community including Habitat for Humanity Riverbend Food Bank CASI and more. The facility also sponsors local events including their partnership with Junior Achievement in sponsoring and presenting at the Advanced Manufacturing Career Day.

Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training, are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2020-34642

Name: Novelis Davenport Manufacturing Facility

Job Type: Standard

Street: 1725 Rockingham Road