Manufacturing Engineer

New Castle Plant, 301 Pigeon Point Road, New Castle, Delaware, United States of America Req #414
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Prince is a world class producer of engineered additives for niche applications and is a value-added processing intermediary between large global raw material suppliers and end-market customers. Prince specializes in sourcing, processing/engineering, and distributing products in over 20 markets. Prince combines international sourcing and processing capabilities with in-depth customer knowledge, world-class engineering, and value-added distribution to deliver essential engineered solutions to diverse consumer and industrial markets.

JOB TITLE

Manufacturing Engineer

DEPARTMENT

Operations

REPORTS TO

Plant Manager – New Castle

 

JOB SUMMARY:

                                         

Under direction of the Plant Manager, this role will provide engineering and technical support to the New Castle operations with a focus on improving and maintaining equipment reliability and overall plant effectiveness. Complete engineering projects from conceptual phase through preliminary and detailed engineering and start-up.

 

ESSENTIAL TASKS & DUTIES: 

·         Work directly with facility Maintenance/Production personnel to facilitate and implement Prince Reliability Based Maintenance programs.

·         Utilize structured problem-solving techniques (FMEA, RCA, SPC, etc.) to identify and implement solutions to equipment failures and lost process uptime.

·         Initiate and supervise predictive maintenance and other reliability programs.

·         Facilitate the implementation of an active CMMS system at the New Castle facility.

·         Work with Production/Maintenance to perform analyses including Asset Utilization, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Spare Parts inventory, and parameters that define operating condition, reliability, and costs of assets.

·         Act as a technical resource to provide expertise to solve problems, make recommendations, and facilitate solutions to various plant needs.

·         Responsible for overseeing outside contractors for submittal, cost comparison, and approval of tasks beyond scope of Prince personnel

·         Develop and implement Capital Projects as needed from identification and conceptual phases through project execution, startup, and commissioning.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

Education & Experience: 

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Maintenance preferred)

·         Minimum 3 years of relevant operational experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably industrial)

·         Chemical, Mining, or Metals industry experience preferred

 

Knowledge & Skills: 

·         General knowledge of mechanical equipment including; Industrial Dryers, Roller Mills, Ball Mills, various conveyors, screeners, elevators, industrial instrumentation and controls.

  • Data analysis techniques such as:
      • Statistical Process Control
      • Reliability modeling and prediction
      • Fault Tree Analysis
      • Six Sigma (6σ) Methodology
      • Root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA)
      • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
      • Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)

·         Process oriented with ability to document current practices while identifying opportunities for continuous improvement

·         Ability to interact with cross-functional groups, communicate with internal stakeholders and partners as well as external vendors

·         Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules to support multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock when in the operations or laboratory areas.

 

 

The company offers an attractive compensation and benefits package for the right candidate.

 

Prince provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HR APPROVAL:                                                                                

 

MANAGER APPROVAL:                                                                  

 

DATE:                                                                                                

 

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $90,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • New Castle Plant, 301 Pigeon Point Road, New Castle, Delaware, United States of America