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Plant Engineer #2666

Company Name:
Owens-Illinois
We are currently seeking a Plant Engineer to join our team at our Zanesville, OH plant.
This position is accountable for managing the maintenance of the plants production equipment, furnace, electrical systems, building and grounds. Ensures plant is in compliance with environmental and safety regulations.
Principal Accountabilities:
(All other duties as assigned)
Conducts periodic inspection of all plant systems, equipment, facilities and grounds. Oversees all changes or upgrades.
Ensures preventive maintenance is followed on production equipment by scheduling repairs and upgrades while simultaneously working to maximize plant uptime.
Supervises training of personnel to ensure all crafts (electrical, hydraulic and mechanical) have the required level of expertise. Ensures efficiency and high standards are maintained.
Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations.
Consults with and provides information and guidance to engineering personnel on projects related to plant systems, furnace, building and grounds.
Coordinates and directs outside contracting work associated with plant system, furnace and facility.
Prepares estimates and specifications of plant projects, determining crew size, trades involved and materials required to complete projects.
Ensure departmental personnel are properly trained and provided with appropriate development as required
Carry out, with involvement of floor personnel, weekly/monthly workplace safety inspections
Ensure safety corrective actions are implemented
Investigate all accidents or safety incidents within the Plant, ensuring proper root cause analysis to provide remedial action to prevent reoccurrence
Champion energy savings initiations
Ensure effective management of department budget
Support job change initiatives to improve performance
Remain consistent with lean six sigma principles, ensure the development of a continuous improvement culture within the Plant by involving relevant salary and hourly workforce in the on going identification, development and implementation of improvements to the manufacturing process / performance, ie: implementation of lean six sigma principles.
May oversee plant apprenticeship program
Scope and Impact:
The positions emphasis is to provide a committed and high level of technical service, working in partnership with the Finished Products Manager and Production Manager to produce glass containers at continuously improving levels of quality and efficiency.
Position Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in engineering or related field required OR equivalent years of experience in an Engineering role.
Eight to ten years of experience in plant maintenance
Reporting Relationships:
This position reports to the Plant Manager.
Direct reports to this position include Maintenance Supervisors, Batch and Furnace Manager, and Combustion Engineer.
Travel Requirements:
There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
To apply, visit the following link: http://bit.ly/1x18Len
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $7.0 billion in 2013 and employs approximately 22,500 people at 77 plants in 21 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, USA, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit www.o-i.com.
O-I's Glass Is Life movement promotes the widespread benefits of glass packaging in key markets around the globe. Join us in the #betteringlass conversation at www.glassislife.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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