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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Wieland North America
Location: Shelbyville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Who We Are:Wieland is one of the world's leading suppliers of semi-finished copper and copper alloy products. We provide a large product and service portfolio including power, automotive, ammunition, coinage, construction materials, refrigeration, electronics and many other industries. To us, metal is more than material.
Culture:Copper connects the world and brings people together who share this passion. Wieland's culture is what makes a fun and rewarding place, as a company we benefit daily from our employees knowledge and abilities. The success of our company is based on the dedication and expertise of each and every one of our employees. We can rely on this, and have been doing so for nearly 200 years. We provide our employees with their own, personal creative space they need and our unconditional support. At Wieland, everyone can contribute and share in the development of Wieland's future. Wieland employees embody our values - respect, ambition, reliability, diversity, optimism, and ownershipWieland is hiring for an Mechanical Engineer for our new recycling and refining facility located in Shelbyville, KY. The primary focus of this role is to specify, install, and commission production equipment and supporting systems which promote of manufacturing objectives set by management. Manage capital and major maintenance projects. Support maintenance team to solve more complex mechanical/pneumatic and hydraulic issues. Proficient with cutting edge technologies to ensure that the Company is leveraging the most effective equipment and systems for increased productivity, quality, machine uptime, safety, and profitability.
Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Estimate plant and equipment installation costs for preparing requests for capital expenditures.
  • Able to maintain project scope, schedules, budgets, and prevent project creep.
  • Provide technical expertise in mechanical engineering design and specifications of systems which include hydraulics, pneumatics, power transmission, mechanical fastening, welding, and fabrication.
  • Create machine and component design, equipment layout, and structural fabrication drawings to be used for fabrication and assembly by internal personnel or outside vendors.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including mechanical requirements, safety standards, and machine reliability metrics.
  • Provide technical support and training to Maintenance and Production as needed.
  • Direct employees, maintenance personnel, and contractors
  • Analyze various competing equipment suppliers, engineering firms and consultants, selecting the optimum for the intended jobMechanical Engineer Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree preferably with a state professional license.
    • 10+ years related job experience
    • Familiarity with OSHA, EPA & Kentucky Building Codes
    • Proficient with MS Office, AutoCad, Solidworks or Inventor
    • Strong fundamental knowledge of mechanical systems and machine design and their application in automated industrial equipment and systemsWhat Wieland Offers You:
      Competitive Wages
      Medical, Dental & Vision
      401(k) contribution + match
      Disability & Life
      Paid Vacation & Holidays
      Tuition Reimbursement
      Wellness Program
      Wieland is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Come join Wieland today and help us continue to build a global corporation we are all proud to belong to.

Keywords: Wieland North America, Louisville , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Shelbyville, Kentucky

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