Maintenance Mechanical Engineer

Job description:

Typical Duties / Responsibilities:
Prompt, regular, and dependable attendance (as an essential function of this job)
Assist other Maintenance team members in troubleshooting day-to-day plant problems
Coordinate plant preventive & predictive maintenance programs
Coordinate some technical activities in the areas of construction and equipment modification
Strong relationship skills with manufacturing plant process operators
Participate in design of new equipment
Assure compliance to appropriate Safety, Environmental, and Quality codes and standards (PSM, ISO, API, OSHA, NEC, etc.)
Engineer the use of facilities and equipment needed to maintain plant facilities
Function as the liaison between management and the work force to keep plant personnel informed, and maintain highest level of employee/employer relationships
Help develop an operating budget and initiate actions to operate within those fiscal plans
Maintain plant facilities in a manner of high quality, within the established budget
Ability to troubleshoot plant equipment problems vessels, pressure vessels, valves, piping, heat exchangers, extruders, agitators, reactors, gearboxes, pumps, and other plant related equipment
Ability to assist Rotating Mechanical Engineer and understand vibration spectra and identify root causes of vibration issues on rotating equipment
Ability to participate in commissioning of new equipment projects
Coordinate efforts using approved procedures, for utilizing staff services to assist in proper maintenance of the plant facilities
Possess knowledge and skills in the following areas: Reliability Centered Maintenance, PM Optimization, RCA, FMEA, Bad Actor/Defect Elimination, and RCFA.
Work with planners, maintenance technicians and clerks to ensure proper scheduled workflow
Ability to supervise contractors, OEMs, and vendors on site as necessary for safe and quality work
Troubleshoot plant equipment field problems (such as flow problems, temperatures issues, corrosion problems, etc.) and determine required corrective action
Review design of new plant equipment and provide input for implementation of equipment
Execute responsibilities as appropriate, and authorize personnel to achieve maximum efficiency through proper use of skills, labor hours, machines, and equipment
Establish and coordinate preventive maintenance activities and repair work in accordance with plant needs and objectives
Coordinate the work of the maintenance team with other departments, in analyzing and planning maintenance services
Work to reduce costs, improve maintenance quality and efficiency
Write design requirements of new plant equipment

Issue engineering design packages for plant equipment and issue monthly report for MTBF analysis for equipment failures
Develop and maintain good working relationships with all other departments to ensure effective execution of responsibilities
Help prepare, propose, and control budgets; analyze and interpret variances from budget
Have experience in specifying piping and equipment layout and working with P&IDs, PFDs, and piping schematics
Participate in personnel staffing interviews and hiring decisions
Provide leadership to other department personnel
Create a participative work environment by encouraging and facilitating employee involvement and teamwork
Ensure the proper use of safety devices, equipment, and methods when maintenance efforts are performed
Help ensure adequate spare parts are available and they are of the proper quality to maintain the facility
Participate in management meetings to make recommendations in matters related to maintenance operations
Aid in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and proposing appropriate countermeasures when equipment malfunctions occur
Participate in general administrative and technical programs such as communications, staffing, employee training, employee relations, grievances, disciplinary actions, and cost reductions
Help maintain an appropriate headcount maintenance work force
Help develop and train employees to attain the required objectives
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
Help implement and control a goals and objectives program for the department
Provide accurate feedback to appropriate management personnel regarding employee relation problems
Additional assignments as deemed necessary by management


BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Minimum 3 years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
Minimum 3 years of work experience with ASME, API, OSHA, AWS and ASNT procedures

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

A multi-national global-leading manufacturing and technology corporation has an immediate need for a manufacturing-based Maintenance Mechanical Engineer for their key North American operations located in the Decatur, AL, area. In this position, you’ll participate in the planning, budgeting, design, installation, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, database history management, performance evaluation, repair guidance, and maintenance guidance of all mechanical equipment in a highly-advanced manufacturing plant. Also, the alteration and improvement of mechanical equipment, machines, tools, buildings by capital project.

This position comes with a $85-120K or so base salary range (depending on experience, etc.), sign-on bonus, up to a 12% annual bonus, outstanding but low-cost complete benefits, excellent 401K match, very strong paid relocation assistance, and a highly-desirable work environment and company culture. It will also provide career-building multiple career tracks at this campus, within the US, or in numerous global locations.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 85000

Salary Max : 120000

Currency Type : US Dollars