Mechanical Engineer

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Mechanical Engineer Job Highlights

Title Mechanical Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 1-3 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Ravenswood, WV, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for engineering activities to maximize safety, quality, and productivity in the daily maintenance of plant equipment in order to drive continuous improvements to equipment availability and throughput.

Note: Relocation is authorized for this position

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or technical discipline related to maintenance (college/university)

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 1-3 years of proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Supervisor
  • Formal training or experience with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance programs.
  • Demonstrate overall experience in electrical and mechanical maintenance and repairs. Demonstrate expertise in a specific engineering field.
  • Experience in Preventive and Predictive Maintenance.
  • Experience with Total Productive Maintenance and Lean Manufacturing philosophies.
  • Organizational development.


  • Coordinate outside contractor work activities with maintenance personnel or production personnel as required to minimize impacts on cost and production.
  • Determine and install appropriate performance metrics that will promote long-term continuous improvement programs consistent with the operating objectives of the department.
  • Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions.
  • Develop work orders to detail work requests needed to implement improvements projects or corrective actions. Follow-up and audit to ensure proper completion.
  • Fill in for the Supervisors or Department Manager as required.
  • Prepare and review equipment failure/root cause analysis reports and determine/evaluate corrective action items and the impact of corrective action items on the preventive maintenance programs.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for equipment failures and loss of production. Assist maintenance and provide technical guidance required to return equipment to operation so as to minimize downtime and lost production. Provide “on-call” support.
  • Provides support for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
  • Responsible for analyzing production delay data for establishing and documenting or modifying preventive maintenance tasks. Generate continuous improvement projects based on production delay data.
  • Responsible for critical spare parts assessments and parts standardization.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing standard operating procedures, training, and skill development for all personnel.
  • Responsible for developing, documenting, and improving predictive maintenance programs using predictive failure techniques such as vibration analysis, thermo-graphic imaging, etc.
  • Responsible for developing, documenting, and improving preventive maintenance programs in order to support the improvement of equipment availability and throughput.
  • Responsible for safety design modifications and improvements to equipment and facilities.
  • Responsible for safety investigations and corrective actions.
  • Perform Project Engineering duties.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Roles-

  • Work with planning to prepare, coordinate, and maintain schedules for extended production outages and major maintenance work.
  • Work with maintenance supervisors and department managers to determine priorities and establish schedules.
  • Support the management and maintenance of the information required for utilizing the plant’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Work with maintenance craftsmen and operations to resolve equipment failures.


  • Change management
  • Commitment to company values
  • Computer proficiency in Windows environment and software tools that support job responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems causing equipment failures.
  • Employee training and development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Strong customer orientation
  • The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Training in several maintenance disciplines such as hydraulics, welding, machining, etc.
  • Working knowledge of principles of TOC/Lean Manufacturing

Other Requirements

  • Proof of US citizenship, nationality, or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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