Jr. Project / Mechanical Engineer

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NextGen
United States

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Web Site: http://nextgen-is.com/

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Title:

Jr. Project / Mechanical Engineer

Location:

Hammond 

Salary:

$70,000

Job ID:

59768
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Job Description:

Project  / Mechanical Engineer
 
Salary $70K
 
Hammond, IN 46320
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 
  • Responsible for full-cycle Project Management of capital projects and plant projects (i.e.
    start to implementation); including installations, operation and maintenance repair of
    equipment.
  • Maintain safety, product quality and manufacturing effectiveness through daily
    troubleshooting and resolution of issues related to: PLCs, Controls, and various other
    mechanical issues.
  • Will support the planning, development, implementation, and management of maintenance
    systems including the maintenance work order system and preventative maintenance
    programs.
  • Identifies and executes solutions for improvement in safety, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Develops and evaluates process capabilities, efficiency and productivity in all areas of
    manufacturing.
  • Incorporates Continuous Improvement principles into projects and operations.
  • All other tasks, as assigned.
     
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • At least 1-3 years PLC and/or Controls experience is required
  • Allen-Bradley strongly preferred
  • Experience with PLC codes
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • At least 3 years of experience in manufacturing working with projects, systems and
    maintenance.
  • Management/leadership experience is strongly preferred
  • Preventative maintenance and reliability experience is strongly preferred
  • Excellent computer skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills; along with the
    ability to affect change are required
  • Lean Six Sigma Improvement process/knowledge is preferred.