Millwright Engineer

Hilliard, OH 43026

Posted: 01/09/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 538502

Job Description


Industry leader seeking an additional Plant Engineer to join the team! If you have project leadership and strong, hands-on mechanical experience installing, rigging/relocating, and troubleshooting equipment. Experience with plant expansions, retrofits and other efficiency improvements are plus! It's a stable company that has been in business for over 50 years and has expanded 15 new plants in the past 10 years. This is a hands-on mechanically-focused millwright Engineer role. Required: must be able to meet travel expectations of up to 70% continental USA primarily, and Canada. Sponsorship for immigration cases is unavailable. Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. Relocation may be considered on a case by case basis. The position can be housed in the Midwest, East, or South regions of the United States within a commutable distance to a major airport. Responsibilities The Plant Engineer is responsible for planning, budgeting and executing a variety of manufacturing equipment projects across domestic and international locations. The Plant Engineer acts as the project manager for the implementation projects ranging from plant expansions, production line installations, plant retrofits and efficiency improvement projects. This role will require proficiency in engineering moderately complex plant layouts, adapting existing equipment designs, and training plant employees. Additionally, organizing and leading small teams is central to this role. Plant Service Group engineers are the liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing. Travel exceeds 50% throughout the US and Canada, and may be up to 70%. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Provide leadership and support for equipment and infrastructure installations Implement PM Programs Routinely provide hands-on equipment and process troubleshooting & training Perform AutoCAD drawings and functions while maintaining mechanical and electrical drawing files Identify root causes of downtime, scrap and rate restrictions and partner with Engineering and Plant resources to resolve the challenges Support Engineering on R & D of new equipment and processes. Project Budgeting and Equipment Purchases Job Skills: This position should possess the following skills/knowledge: Plastic extrusion or injection mold experience preferred Ability to work within a Team environment Strong project management skills Strong verbal and written communications Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting aptitude Proficient in AutoCAD Work autonomously and with minimal supervision Educational Requirements: Prefer minimum 2-yr Associates Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Plastics Engineering, or equivalent. There is a heavy mechanical focus. Minimum 2 years Experience in Project Management Preferred Experience: At least 3 years in a manufacturing environment Physical Requirements: Work safely in and around plant equipment Work within the plant climate conditions Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
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