Responsible for maintenance engineering activities to maximize safety, quality and productivity in the daily maintenance of plant equipment in order to drive continuous improvements to equipment availability and throughput.
Responsible for safety design modifications and improvements to equipment and facilities.
Responsible for safety investigations and corrective actions.
Responsible for developing, documenting, and improving preventive maintenance programs in order to support the improvement of equipment availability and throughput.
Responsible for developing, documenting, and improving predictive maintenance programs using predictive failure techniques such as vibration analysis, thermo-graphic imaging, etc.
Provide technical support and troubleshooting for equipment failures and loss of production. Assist maintenance and provide technical guidance required to return equipment to operation so as to minimize downtime and lost production. Provide “on call” support.
Responsible for analyzing production delay data for establishing and documenting or modifying preventive maintenance tasks. Generate continuous improvement projects based on production delay data.
Prepare and review equipment failure/root cause analysis reports and determine/evaluate corrective action items and the impact of corrective action items to the preventive maintenance programs.
Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions.
Develop work orders to detail work requests needed to implement improvements projects or corrective actions. Follow-up and audit to ensure proper completion.
Coordinate outside contractor work activities with maintenance personnel or production personnel as required to minimize impacts to cost and production.
Responsible for critical spare parts assessments and parts standardization.
Responsible for developing and implementing standard operating procedures, training, and skill development for all personnel.
Determine and install appropriate performance metrics that will promote long-term continuous improvement programs consistent with the operating objectives of the department.
Provides support for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
Perform Project Engineering duties.
Fill in for the Supervisors or Department Manager as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Ability to provide leadership
Expertise, knowledge and training in engineering and maintenance.
Extensive knowledge and training in product manufacturing.
General knowledge of manufacturing processes involved in manufacturing of forged or flat rolled metal products.
Excellent interpersonal skills
General traits such as action oriented, conflict manager, decision maker, comprehensive listener, time manager and positive attitude.
Fulfill the roles of facilitator, coach, mentor, counselor, and communicator.
Computer skills and the ability to advance those skills as required
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Formal training or experience with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance programs.
Maintenance Engineering or Maintenance Supervisor position with a minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience.
Demonstrate overall experience in mechanical maintenance and repairs. Demonstrate expertise in a specific engineering field.
Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems causing equipment failures.
Experience in Preventive and Predictive Maintenance.
Experience with Total Productive Maintenance and Lean Manufacturing philosophies.
Training in several maintenance disciplines such as hydraulics, welding, machining etc.
Demonstrate the ability to lead people and get results through others.
Working knowledge of principles of TOC/Lean Manufacturing
The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
Employee training and development.
Strong customer orientation.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Commitment to company values.
Computer proficiency in Windows environment and software tools that support job responsibilities.
Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.
Work Environment – Must be able to wear a full-face air purifying respirator