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Maintenance Engineers I, II, or III

Company: Perfect Fit Placement
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our client plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people's lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Their reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of their three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. Our client strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.They are looking to hire a number of maintenance engineers at different experience levels in the Richmond, VA area. Relocation is on the table for the right candidate.Position Summary:The Maintenance Engineer works in the field with operating area personnel, production engineers, and all levels of the Manufacturing organization to ensure the safe and profitable operation of the assigned plant.Duties and Responsibilities:Provide analysis of failed equipment to determine and eliminate cause(s)Advise and review repairs and modifications to rotating equipmentEstablish and maintain equipment lubrication programAdvise on proper execution and documentation of repair and preventive maintenance (PM) activities for rotating equipment; where necessary, support job plan and shop paper development in support these activitiesIdentify and interface with preferred equipment manufacturers, specialists, and technical support consultantsDevelop the experience and skills necessary to draft maintenance job plans for specific repair activitiesLearn the process for maintaining and updating maintenance documentation (e.g. repair reports, bill of materials, upgrade recommendations) for critical plant equipmentDevelop the ability to assist hourly vibration technicians with rotating equipment vibration analysis and condition monitoring data interpretation; recommend actions based on these analysesPrepare formal technical reports to document repair actions, failure analyses, equipment, and process improvements and inspection findingsSupport site Maintenance Department planners and foremen as requiredProvide the first line of technical support to maintenance foremen and operating personnel for issues related to stationary and rotating equipment maintenance and reliability.Gather, interpret, report, and manage plant reliability metricsParticipate in site health, safety, and environmental (HSE) activitiesAssist with equipment performance troubleshooting as requested/requiredSupport equipment installations/upgrades by ensuring design-for-maintainability and reliability are incorporated into projectsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related fieldSix Sigma Green Belt certified preferred0-5+ years of experience in chemical/petrochemical plant maintenance and/or reliability engineering experienceAdditional Qualifications:Internship/Co-op experience applying maintenance engineering principals to mechanical repair work for a variety of typical process plant equipmentExperience with Root Cause Failure Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects AnalysisExperience in a leadership role; temporary or interim assignment acceptableExperience using drafting and design software Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skillsAbility to perform physical tasks in an industrial plant environment including, but not limited to climbing ladders and performing confined space entriesKnowledge of mechanical machinery design, selection, repair techniques and performance assessmentStrong educational background in materials, mechanics, fluid flow, dynamics and heat transferMust be self-motivated and goal-oriented with proven success working independently and in a multi-functional team environmentExcellent organizational, planning, and verbal and written communication skillsAble to manage multiple prioritiesAble to use influence to accomplish goals and objectivesHands-on experience using SAP work management system or similarProficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.Salary: $65,000 - $100,000 annually

Keywords: Perfect Fit Placement, Richmond , Maintenance Engineers I, II, or III, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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