Plant Engineer

Position: Plant Engineer
Original date created: 05/01/2019
Work team: Manufacturing
EEOC job class: First/Mid Level
Reports to: Plant Manager
FSLA status: Exempt
Office location: Rolling Division

Job Summary
Through supervision of the maintenance department, the Plant Engineer ensures the safety and reliability of all plant equipment, processes, facilities and property of the Rolling Division, as well as planning and directing projects including capital equipment implementations, re-engineering of processes and equipment, supporting new product manufacturing integrations, and coordination of labor as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 Supervise and develop maintenance staff to ensure efficient operation of the manufacturing assets and facility

 Enable cross-training and succession planning initiatives for direct reports
 Oversee, manage and direct all maintenance procedures and operations

 Consistently assess maintenance work processes to optimize efficiencies
 Enforce all health and safety rules and ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations according to legal mandates and company protocols
 Manage preventive maintenance systems to minimize breakdowns and unscheduled repairs

 Manages periodic shutdowns
 Perform root cause analysis and corrective actions

 Ensure full utilization of the EAM software
 Provide technical engineering support to various departments as requested

 Complete computer drafting and design work for projects
 Updating, revising, and organizing existing drawing files

Required Knowledge, Experience and Education

 Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering; 15 years of demonstrated progressive maintenance and engineering experience in a manufacturing environment; or a similar combination of education and experience

 Knowledge of manufacturing processes and experience in manufacturing environment, preferably in a steel mill

 Knowledge of industrial machinery and mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
 Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and schematics

 Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
 Problem solving ability

 Ability to conduct root cause analysis & corrective actions
 Ability to multi task

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 Computer proficiency with AutoCAD (or equivalent software suites including 2D and 3D drafting); maintenance-related inventory and scheduling software; and Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word and

 OSHA 10-hour certification, preferred

Physical Requirements/ Hazardous Working Conditions

The person holding this position spends the majority of his/her work day traversing the manufacturing floor, rail yard and property, all of which requires utilization of personal protective equipment in a safety-sensitive environment. Less than 40% of a work day includ3es periods of sedentary duty in an office environment.

Physical Demands Vision/Sight/Hearing Physical Strength
Standing Vision-Far Acuity Lifting up to 10 lbs.
Walking Vision-Near Acuity Lifting up to 25 lbs.
Sitting Vision-Depth Perception Lifting up to 50 lbs.
Lifting Vision-Peripheral Lifting over 50 lbs.
Carrying Color Vision
Pushing/Pulling Listening/Hearing
Kneeling Environmental Conditions
Reaching Temperature Changes ( Range: 0- 140 degrees F)
Feeling Humid
Handling Blood/Body Fluids
Talking Hazards
Eye/Hand/Foot Coord. Hazardous Chemicals
Stooping Wet
Noise Infectious Disease
Vibration Indoors
Typing Outdoors

The above job description supersedes all previous descriptions. This job description is intended to be a tool to describe the primary purpose of the job and the KEY duties and responsibilities. The job description may not be inclusive of all duties and job responsibilities. Management has the right to add to or change the job responsibilities at any time.

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Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Work Remotely:

  • No