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Equipment Engineer III

Newton, NC 28658

Posted: 10/19/2021 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 408217 Country: Is job remote?: No

Job Description


Responsibilities Scope of Position:
  • This position is in the Engineering Project and is focused on capacity additions and the associated line installations & debug from a mechanical perspective.
  • Lead and/or participate on manufacturing engineering projects and support teams for the purposes of capacity installations, equipment debug, and preparing line/associated parts for Operations Receivership.
  • As a supporting team member, provide mechanical discipline to proactively identify technical problems through root cause understanding coupled with robust industrialized solutions relative to line debug and installs.
  • Leverage knowledge of mechanical engineering, machining & designing processes to improve performance of equipment/manufacturing process.
  • Supports or leads new equipment/process introductions, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Supports the development and execution of project plans to deliver timely error-free mechanical support for multi-line equipment installations
  • Experienced with working along-side vendors and suppliers to resolve technical issues to protect scope, timing, and cost metrics.
  • Ability to work across various functional groups on a daily basis to accomplish goals

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Maintain safe work practices, inform others of hazardous conditions or personal practices as expressed on project team.
  • Design & implement mechanical solutions and process changes to improve capability of manufacturing equipment.
  • Manage activities to meet milestone & timeline objectives for successful capacity adds.
  • Solve mechanical and process issues through data analysis, experience and collaboration with subject matter experts
  • Manage spare part identification and storeroom entry as recommended by suppliers or peer engineers; noting available spares within (2)-plant footprint.
  • Develop and update engineering and operations documentation
  • Support training for operations workforce regarding equipment or operations changes

Travel Requirements:
  • Project locations will range from Winston Salem, NC, Newton NC and Hickory North Carolina.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
  • 40 hrs (overtime expected). Due to the project timing; overtime and periodic off-hours coverage may be necessary to successfully complete workload and interact with other team personnel.

Qualifications Required Education:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering

Required Years and Area of Experience:
  • 3-5 years experience in new equipment installations in manufacturing environment. Start-up experiences a plus
  • Experience with new equipment installations and project expansions
  • Experience in fast-paced changing environment with multiple priorities

Required Skills:
  • Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly
  • Creative/innovative problem solving
  • Strong technical fundamentals with mechanical engineering skills
  • Proficient with CAD and Inventor/Solidworks,
  • Experience with equipment design
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced project install manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively on all levels of an organization

Desired Skills:
  • Project leadership/management experience (including milestone management and financial ownership)
  • Experience in vendor/supplier management on-site/off-site
  • Mechanical equipment and systems interactions
  • Proficient with PC software including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail oriented and able to perform with limited supervision.

Soft Skills:
  • Ability to work & effectively collaborate within a team
  • Ability to allocate/supervise resources to accomplish aggressive project milestones & timeline within specification and costs.
  • Able to shift tasks quickly
  • Able to prioritize and multitask
  • Communicate effectively both verbal and written
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