Project Engineer

Job Location US-KY-Ghent
ID
2022-6275
# of Openings
7
Category
Engineering
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Allied Reliability is seeking talented individuals for a Project Engineer opportunity with an industry leading manufacturer in Ghent, KY. This position is responsible for providing professional mechanical engineering service and technical support to Maintenance and Operation departments for the re-design, modification, re-engineering and retro-fitting of machinery and equipment to improve quality and productivity.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Analyzes and defines machinery and equipment to improve quality, productivity, repair damaged equipment, save money, improve safety, improve environmental impact, and increase production line up-time.

 

Purchases new equipment, re-engineers and/or retro-fits machinery and equipment that needs upgrading, is damaged, is poorly designed or is incorrectly used in order to improve quality and productivity, to repair damaged equipment, to save money and to improve production line up-time.

 

Defines and scopes projects, makes engineering drawings or layouts, creates equipment specifications, creates contracts, calculates ROI's, writes engineering reports, makes cost estimates, obtains bids, makes recommendations to management, obtains approval to purchase necessary equipment and materials, and works with Maintenance and Operations Personnel to retro-fit and install.

 

Communicates and coordinates with maintenance personnel to provide technical expertise and support on the full range of maintenance projects and programs to reduce maintenance costs, avoid costly downtime, and increase equipment utilization.

 

Provides coordination and administration for capital improvement projects (CIP's).

 

Follows OSHA regulations as it applies to engineering design, constructions, and maintenance and equipment installation to assure the companies compliance to safety and health requirements.

 

Assists Operations and Maintenance with troubleshooting and repairs to pollution control equipment in order to meet EPA rules and regulations.

 

Keeps abreast of new equipment and techniques by reading appropriate journals; associating with professional organizations, trade associations, colleagues, equipment vendors, service companies, consultants, and government agencies; and attending conferences, training courses, and continuing education courses as appropriate.

RELATIONSHIPS

  1. Reports to and is accountable to the MS Lead MTC Engineer and Maintenance Manager.
  2. Has freedom of contact throughout the company on Operations and Maintenance Engineering activities, particularly with Engineering, Operations and Maintenance Personnel.
  3. Externally, interfaces with equipment manufacturers and vendors concerning engineering data, performance specifications, on new installations and existing equipment.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Other duties as assigned.
  2. Participation in continuous improvement programs

 

 

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Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of Technical Degree from approved University/College (BS/BA)

PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Mobility in plant.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Visual ability with or without correction.
  • Communication abilities.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  1. Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
  2. Follow Company safety rules.
  3. Report the absence of or defect in any protective equipment or clothing to the Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  4. Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that is required to be used or worn:
  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection

Report to the Safety Coordinator, Group Lead or Supervisor any contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations or Company policy. Must follow all Lock out Tag out (LOTO) guidelines for designated machines. Maintain a clean and safe work area.

 

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