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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Company: Olin Corporation
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls has an opening at the Charleston, TN manufacturing plant for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer. This role provides maintenance engineering support of ongoing and new operations and supports organizational and facility goals and objectives. The Maintenance Engineer will provide mechanical engineering support to the plant by performing engineering analysis and calculations and assisting with plant troubleshooting, and recovery from day to day events. Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer and distributor of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. The chemical products produced include chlorine and caustic soda, vinyls, epoxies, chlorinated organics, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small-caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. Visit for more information on Olin. Essential Job Functions: * Gathers information relating to improved plant operation and equipment and analyzes it on the basis of feasibility and economics. Arranges duties of investigating, developing, planning and organizing into an efficient and orderly system for accomplishing the assigned project and for meeting objectives. * Prepares detailed scope of projects in conjunction with process engineering, maintenance, safety, environmental and manufacturing; prepares Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and sets up cost control and reporting for projects. * Prepares detailed specifications for materials and equipment to enable Purchasing to obtain competitive bids. Responsible for reviewing bid analysis and making recommendations to Purchasing. * Implements Maintenance Excellence initiatives, goals and costs to improve the overall effectiveness of the maintenance department and actively participates in the Mechanical Integrity Program. * Utilizes analytical and engineering skills to identify and reduce or eliminate repeated equipment failures and identify cause and effect emergent repairs on plant equipment. * Works with Engineering on PSM implementation, i.e., work practices, design and repair standards, mechanical integrity, management of change, Layers of Protection, etc. * Supports RCFA to ensure long term maintenance equipment problems are appropriately investigated and assists with department budgeting and expenditure forecasting. Minimum Requirements: * Must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * Bachelor's degree* in Mechanical Engineering PLUS 2+ years of maintenance or reliability engineering experience * Bachelor's degree* in Engineering Technology or engineering equivalent subject area PLUS 4+ years maintenance or reliability engineering experience * Knowledge of fixed equipment and applicable codes (tanks, heat exchangers, piping, API, ASME, etc.) required; knowledge of rotating equipment and design (ANSI pumps, centrifugal/reciprocating/liquid ring compressors, centrifuges, etc.) preferred * Experience with managing vendor proposals and quotations, contractor bids and development of desired solutions for projects is required; previous experience in directly supervising contractors and vendors is preferred. * Chemical manufacturing environment experience preferred; knowledge of OSHA 1910.119 PSM preferred * Certification in technical skills (vibration analysis, thermography, lubrication, etc.) preferred * Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc); Familiarity with SAP, AutoCAD and Visual Basic preferred. * Willing and able to travel occasionally to other Olin locations for meetings/training opportunities * Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) * Prior Olin experience preferred * Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent program from an international university. * Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US. Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Olin Corporation, Chattanooga , Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Professions , Charleston, Tennessee

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