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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Location: Columbia, South Carolina 29207
Posted:Fri, November 09, 2018
Salary:Up to US$0.0 per year
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Assesses and provides technical and troubleshooting support for needs directly affecting plant operation.
Combines knowledge of mechanical principles, mechanical equipment operation and repair, best practices, and troubleshooting to solve problems.
Fosters teamwork and prioritizes the safety of all involved during the problem-solving process.
Work collaboratively with vendors, maintenance and operations technicians and their supervision to fully understand the problem and recommend solutions.
Uses time management skills to balance daily support needs with continuous improvement.
Works the prioritized list of improvement projects to develop improvement scopes, orders equipment, writes work notifications and MOCs, clearly communicates the needed work scope to maintenance crews, and provides feedback on progress at CIT meetings.
Investigates and recommends new or improved technologies to provide reliable solutions.
Provides technical design as applicable for pumping systems and pressure vessel modifications.

Provides budgetary scopes, project description and works with PICA to understand project justification for the Project Authorization Form (PAF). Routes PAF for approval.
Develops Gantt charts and bid packages, obtains quotes or bids to implement projects, issues and/or approves purchase requisitions, and acts as the construction liaison with nested, and non-nested contractors to fully implement project scopes.
Acts as the construction liaison with nested, and non-nested contractors to fully implement project scopes.
Manages project overall cost and escalates for significant over- or under-run of project
Update all necessary documentation into database.

Degree in Engineering
Strong MS-Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Maintenance Connection skills
Strong analytical, technical, reporting, presentation, and communication skills
Ability to work effectively with operators and mechanics to understand and solve problems. environment
Masters in Engineering or MBA an asset
Experience in chemical manufacturing, or software pertaining to fluid flow, pressure vessels, or pipe stress analysis a plus.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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