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Mechanical Engineer - Somers Thin Strip

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Olin Brass

Waterbury, CT 06702
24 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Mechanical Engineer - Somers Thin Strip Location US-CT-Waterbury Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 1:43 PM) Job ID 2018BE-33SOM # 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 Somers Thin Strip facility in Waterbury, Connecticut. Responsibilities Purpose of Role 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 is 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.)Facilitate 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.Assists in the troubleshooting process to assure root cause identification and resolution to maintain productivity, product quality, and minimize equipment downtime.Supports and encourages employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, TPM and Maintenance Excellence activities, and Environmental support projects. Qualifications POSITION REQUIREMENTS Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred; Professional certification preferred;Strong mechanical, hydraulic and mechanical systems troubleshooting skills on complex manufacturing equipment;Strong communication and leadership skills with experience in the engineering and maintenance of industrial machinery and equipment.Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran Category: Engineering , Keywords: Mechanical Engineer

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