Mechanical Engineer I, Entry Level
Holcim (US) Inc.
Paulding, OH

Provide support to the operation and maintenance of the plant’s equipment. Responsible for creating, implementing, and monitoring Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) programs.


The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with equipment suppliers, plant staff to ensure successful operation of the plant.
Responsible for monitoring reliability based systems including preventative maintenance systems, vibration analysis, and condition monitoring.
Participate in the creation of preventative maintenance routines (PMRs) and bills of materials (BOMs) for new equipment.
Management of the preventive/predictive maintenance programs (Inspection, Vibration, Oil Analysis, NDT, thermography, etc.) to ensure optimum equipment availability.
Analysis and elimination of repetitive problems through root cause analysis, Pareto analysis, statistical review, FMEA and similar techniques.
Support and guide sustainable improvements in Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of major equipment.
Responsible for the facilitation of continuous improvement processes around equipment availability and reliability.
Provide ongoing reports as needed on the CBM program status.
Responsible for the process of gathering input, and facilitate task completion through others.
Research solutions to technical problems.
Coordinate SAP system operations in the area of preventative maintenance routine (PMR) optimization and development with maintenance planners.
Provide technical support, training and development for maintenance functions with specific focus on entrenching reliability concepts within the maintenance group.
Other duties as assigned.


Closely work with other members of the team to achieve goals which support the plant and the company.


Required Education: Bachelor's/University Degree

Preferred field of study: Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering

Other Training/Certifications Required: CBM Certifications preferred.

Work Experience: 0-3 years

Computer and Software Skills: Computer skills, including Excel, Word, Project, etc.

Additional Requirements:
Self-starter / initiates action / highly motivated team player
Strong planning and organizational skills and able to communicate technical information to non-technical team members
Ability to grow with the company into positions of increasing responsibility
Flexible planning and scheduling skills to be able to execute necessary job in an environment of variable equipment availability
Demonstrated technical / professional knowledge
Solid decision-making skills
Resourceful and innovative
Strong and effective written and oral communication skills