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Mechanical Engineer Needed for Columbus MS. in Columbus, MS at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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    Columbus, MS
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Job Description

Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Work with area operations and maintenance to implement strategic maintenance initiatives that support achievement of reliability objectives, key performance metrics, maintenance cost objectives and capital projects execution.

• Responsible for all aspects of project management: scope development, estimating, planning, design, prioritization, scheduling, implementation/construction management and budget management.

• Responsible for process variability reduction and equipment reliability improvements.

• Responsible for ensuring projects are compliant with all environmental and safety requirements.

• Provides mechanical design support to the plant capital projects.

• Provides technical assistance and advice as necessary to aid in troubleshooting complex issues in manufacturing processes.

• Support the planning effort of plant shutdowns to include: complex job planning, job coordination, resource planning and financial management.

• Monitor effectiveness of mechanical predictive and preventative maintenance programs.

• Identify and develop opportunities for improvement and optimization based on failure analysis outcomes. Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Minimum of five (5) years mechanical engineering experience

• Experience with pumps, industrial fans, natural gas fired burners, conveying and bulk material handling equipment

• Able to troubleshoot various systems including hydraulic and pneumatic equipment

• Strong computer skills including proficiency with AutoCAD and all Microsoft Office applications


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