• Mechanical Engineer

    Location US-IL-East Alton
    Posted Date 7 days ago(10/9/2018 9:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018BE-58EA
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Engineering - All Openings
  • Overview

    GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

    Responsibilities

    Purpose of Role

    The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, deployment and maintenance of a broad range of systems in a complex manufacturing operation.  Manages capital and maintenance projects.  Familiar with a variety of engineering and maintenance concepts, practices and procedures. 

     

    Core Accountabilities

    • Prepare projects in a consistent manner to insure project definition and team buy-in are gained.  Use the conceptual design or solution to estimate the project cost by line item.  Generate appropriate approval documents (CAR, Work order, savings documentation, etc.).
    • Implement projects from concept to completion.  Keep the project on schedule, control expenditures to avoid cost overruns, meet agreed-to deliverables.
    • Keep abreast of engineering and manufacturing technological developments for the purpose of improving safety, quality, inventory reduction, on time performance, and cost reductions.
    • Assist in the troubleshooting process to assure root cause identification and resolution to maintain productivity, product quality, and minimize equipment downtime.
    • Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, TPM and Maintenance Excellence activities.

    Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    1. Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred;
    2. Professional certification preferred;
    3. Strong mechanical, hydraulic and mechanical systems troubleshooting skills on complex manufacturing equipment;
    4. Strong communication and leadership skills with experience in the engineering and maintenance of industrial machinery and equipment.

    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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