Mechanical Engineer
Constellium
Bowling Green, KY

About $91,000 - $130,000 a year

EducationSkills
Constellium is a global sector leader that develops innovative, value-added and recyclable aluminum products for a broad scope of markets and applications, including aerospace, automotive and packaging. With 10,000 full-time employees, we operate more than 20 manufacturing sites in Europe, North America and China.

The Mechanical Engineer will apply the principles of Mechanical Engineering, physics and materials science for the practical application of design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of manufacturing systems for the optimization of equipment, procedures, and departmental budgets. He/She will maintain the highest standards for management of engineering functions to maintain and improve existing infrastructure and evolve with continuous improvement in the most effective ways practical. Align with the organization’s strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality and production

Job Duties:
Works with the engineering group to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new installations meets and exceeds performance expectations.
Reviews and manages Vendor specifications and compiles technical evaluations to support Procurement
Ensure compliance to national safety and engineering standards
Participates in the final check-out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.
Ensure that condition and documentation preservation is performed
Participate in system functional performance testing
Identify system manual requirements and insure all documents are created
Experienced with Reliability Centered Maintenance methods (development of Work Instructions, support Reliability Engineer and Techs, continuous improvement of equipment performance)
Experienced with Hydraulic Power Units and systems (able to read/ follow schematics, implement corrective actions, a solid understanding of the theories and good practices)
Document all baseline reading, settings, positions and store for future reference
Capable of executing small to mid size projects from inception to handover
Develop clear understanding of equipment intended function, communicate this understanding to engineering and maintenance team
Contractor coordination and contract management (writing Scope of Work, General Work Permits, Establishing Lock Out Tagout procedures, Reviewing Job Hazard Analysis, scheduling the work etc)
Must be able to supervise supplier interventions during installation, challenge solutions, and refine needs
Provides technical support for the Engineering Department for Structural and Mechanical aspects of day to day engineering
Develop mechanical equipment systems planned maintenance activities
Assist in training of other team members on mechanical standards and processes.

Technical Support of Production Operations :
Defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan
Participate in process optimization
Provides input to a risk management plan to anticipate risks that adversely impact operations
Analyze and diagnose equipment breakdowns, develop long term solutions or mitigation plans
Provides technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel
Utilize predictive and condition monitoring techniques to monitor equipment health.
Estimation of maintenance costs and evaluation of alternatives
Forecasting of spare parts for mechanical equipment
Support Procurement activities to source suppliers for various services and spare parts
Write technical specifications for repairs (quality control) and procurement
Establish replacement/rebuild programs (including vendor assessments)
Application of scheduling and project management principles
Assess required tools and skills required for efficient maintenance of equipment
Assessing and reporting safety hazards

Qualifications:
BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing setting is required
Experience in a aluminum (highly preferred), rolling or steel mill or continuous line process environment is highly preferred
Experience dealing with mechanical equipment diagnostics, maintenance strategies, project management, and spare parts management
Ability to read Layout and Detailed Assembly Drawings, mark up and make corrections as needed (AutoCad , 3D Inventor are a plus but not required)
Data analysis experience a plus
Industrial Maintenance experience is preferred (hydraulics/pneumatics, cylinders, gearboxes, couplings, material handling, furnaces, piping systems, etc.)
Must be proficient MS Excel, MS Word and familiar with MS Project
Strong understanding of Mechanical Design of equipment
Exceptional team working skills
Troubleshooting and precision maintenance experience
Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance disciplines: Vibration Analysis, Thermal Imaging, Oil Analysis, Ultrasonics
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to lead effective meetings
Knowledge of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Knowledge of Root cause analysis (RCA)
Autonomous and self-starter
Highly organized, systematic, and precise
Ability to work in group in a multicultural environment
Ability to work effectively with operators, maintenance technicians, other engineers, managers
Analytical understanding and critical thinking are of primary importance
Ability to support 24x7 production operations, including after-hours call in support