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Maintenance Engineer
Leetsdale, PA

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$90,000 - $115,000 / yr

                                                                                                                  Maintenance Engineer
                                                                                            Salary : $95,000.- $110,000.00 + Bonus

 Multi entity heavy Manufacturer is searching for a Maintenance Engineer at its , Pittsburgh  PA, location. The Maintenace Engineer is responsible for the reliability and sustainability of new and existing equipment.  Lead process and product improvement efforts as a technical resource to the operations team. Support manufacturing and maintenance through MDI process & continuous improvement initiatives. Troubleshoot technical problems. Project manager for expense and CAPX projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Others as assigned.


  • Include but are not limited to the following: analyzing equipment failure data to identify patterns and trends applying engineering principles to develop and implement countermeasures to prevent re-occurrence including develop/revise PM’s with proper granularity and cadence.

    • Devise PM strategies and spare parts lists. 
    • Conducting root cause analysis to determine the underlying cause of problems on equipment in effort to maximize equipment uptime and throughput.
    • Developing and implementing new maintenance procedures and standard work for repair.
    • Designing and implementing new procedures for monitoring and testing equipment.
    • Finding new technologies and processes that can improve equipment performance and reliability.
    • Collaborating with other departments to ensure that reliability is integrated into all aspects of the organization.
    • Manage a variety of capital and non-capital projects as the Project Manager or Project Lead. Utilizing fundamentals of project management, i.e. scope, specification, design review, budget and WBS/Schedule governed by change management. Knowledge of FEL process a plus.
    • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a clear and timely manner; delegate as needed.
    • Schedule contractors and manage day-to-day activities to complete projects on time
    • Improve equipment reliability and operation through analysis of data and experimental evaluation
    • Implementing appropriate plans to improve profitability by maximizing efficiency to include waste, speed, delay, and raw material usage using Lean Manufacturing principles.
    • Manage the coordination, implementation and standardization of manufacturing process improvement and tooling.
    • Perform work measurement studies, including time studies, process capability studies and uptime studies to meet pre-determined goals prior to formal handoff of project to manufacturing.
    • Be directly involved with continuous improvement teams, which may include being facilitator of a team or group of teams.
    • Incorporate safety into all aspects of the department and ensure safe working conditions during all activities associated within the manufacturing environment.
    • Research, justify, design and implement new processes, tooling, and equipment.
    • Procurement activities including obtaining bids, evaluating bids, and making purchase recommendations.
    • Design countermeasures and engineering trials; verify effectiveness of corrective actions.


  • 4 year degree, engineering preferred.  

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.   

  • Experience in leading various types of projects major equipment outages and installation of new equipment and processes directing internal and or external resources.

  •  Able to facilitate and complete root cause analysis (8-D, 5 why) and implement countermeasures to prevent re-occurrence.  

  • Strong computer skills, AutoCAD, proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.  Must be detail oriented with strong communication and analytical skills. 


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