Job Title: Maintenance Electrical Engineer III
Department:
Facility Technology Team
Shift:
Core business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Direct Report:
FTT Unit Manager
Type: Full-time; Exempt

About the Maintenance Electrical Engineer III position

We are looking for a reliable Electrical Engineer to apply, teach, and through benchmarking, enhance the execution of a professional maintenance system to achieve world class status in tire manufacturing: Eliminate forced deterioration of equipment and prevent accelerated deterioration > Reverse deterioration of equipment using breakdown analysis > Establish concise maintenance standards > Develop countermeasures against equipment weak points > Build a periodic maintenance system > Build a predictive maintenance system > Establish a cost management based Planned Maintenance System
Supporting Metrics: Reduction of machine faults/ Improved OEE/ Improved Planned Maintenance activities/ Reduction of labor and material costs/ Improved product quality through a robust error-proofing process/ Improved ergonomics and safety at work-stations/ Extended useful life of equipment/ Reduction in set-up and change-over times/ Increased percentage of Planned Maintenance/ Reduced equipment life-cycle costs/ Elimination of conditions for accidents

You should be a good problem solver with creative approach to your tasks, deeply concerned about quality and efficiency and well-versed in the latest technology trends and best practices.

Electrical Engineer III responsibilities are:

  • Work with a “Safety Always” mindset through supporting and promoting continuous improvement of safety and health in the workplace
  • Perform all duties with a “Quality First” mindset through improvement of work processes and procedures to eliminate and prevent defects
  • Maintain a “big picture” focus and understanding of the complete tire manufacturing process
  • Establish good rapport and build working relationships and networks with peers, technicians and other employees to develop a strong network/ support base
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and other third parties
  • Remain current with professional practices and maintain a high awareness of new products and procedures in the industry. Monitor trade publications and actively participate in professional organizations
  • Communicate information timely and clearly
  • Drive the designation of serial numbers for components, placement of orders and record-keeping of purchases in SAP to ensure required inventory levels
  • Create Consultation Forms accurately and timely with minimal assistance
  • Mentor assistant Staff Engineers by leading proposal development, contract documentation and other activities as required
  • Execute a working pattern where all work activities and plans are “audit ready”
  • Maintain a flexible personal work schedule as our facility is a 24/7 operation to ensure necessary work is completed to meet required deadlines through taking ownership in your area of responsibility
  • Perform intermediate and advanced duties requiring application and knowledge of engineering principles
  • Prepare intermediate and advanced plans, calculations and cost estimates by following standard engineering practices and procedures
  • Interpret engineering specifications and solve intermediate and advanced problems by applying defined procedures with proven precedent
  • Systematically identify causes of problems and identify possible solutions in a Plan – Do – Check – Act methodology
  • Research, learn, and drive introduction of enhanced maintenance techniques
  • Drive cooperation between operators and maintenance staff to support equipment up-time objectives
  • Lead the implementation and improvement of Planned Maintenance activities and schedules to reduce costs
  • Lead the definition and application of efficient, sustainable cleaning, inspection, lubrication and re-tightening cycles (5S)
  • Lead activities related to improving equipment uptime, e.g. MTBF, MTTR, through application of know-how and skills and using Fault Analysis tools
  • Lead the restoration and maintenance of basic equipment conditions through analysis to stop deterioration
  • Lead Value Stream Mapping activities to identify NVA and eliminate redundancy and waste
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management

    Electrical Engineer III requirements are:

      Education:

      • (Required) Bachelor's degree; field of science or learning major required (Electrical Engineering majors preferred); advanced degree in a related field

      Experience:

      • (Required) 5+ years of proven engineering experience in the manufacturing industry
      • (Preferred) Relevant experience preferred to include internships or Co-ops

      Physical Demands:

      • Must be able to frequently move about the manufacturing plant campus, general office environments, production areas, and occasionally ascend/descend stairs
      • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
      • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery
      • Must be able to position self to file documents including the top and bottom drawers of file cabinets
      • Must be able to occasionally move office equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds

      Benefits:

      • 401(k), 401(k) matching
      • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance
      • Paid Time Off
      • Paid Holidays