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Mechanical Reliability Engineer at Verso Corporation

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Type: Full Time
Location: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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Job Description

The Mechanical Reliability Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing sound mechanical reliability practices to reduce manufacturing process downtime through predictive/preventative maintenance systems.

Required Skills

* Develop, implement and optimize preventative and predictive maintenance systems to minimize equipment downtime in all areas of the mill.

* Develop maintenance personnel to effectively utilize those systems to meet business objectives.

* Evaluate new technology which applies to operating unit reliability.

* Utilize root cause failure analysis to identify predictive and appropriate maintenance procedures.

* Provide technical expertise for equipment maintenance, maintenance standards, and operating procedures for mill equipment, proactively identify, troubleshoot, and eliminate equipment reliability issues.

* Apply the concepts of precision maintenance to ensure the equipment is designed, repaired, balanced, and aligned to strictly enforce standards before being placed in service.

* Re-engineer/redesign unreliable or failure prone equipment to meet expected operating performance.

* Work downtime days, holidays, and weekends as scheduled

* Be on-call from 7:00am Monday through 7:00am the following Monday during scheduled week (currently one week out of every thirteen).

* Possess ambulatory capabilities to walk extensively and climb ladders and stairways.

* Be able to tolerate temperature extremes.

Required Experience

* Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or the equivalent training and/or experience.

* Minimum of 5 years experience in the industrial electrical field, preferred.

* Prior paper machine or pulp mill experience a plus.

* Knowledge of different aspects of electronics in a pulp and paper facility including AC and DC Drives, PLC s, DCS, power systems, MCC s, motors (AC and DC), generators, and Instrumentation.

* Ability to handle multiple time sensitive projects and issues.

* Ability to interact effectively with all levels or personnel, both hourly and management.

* Previous knowledge of SAP, Microsoft office, Outlook, Excel, NFPA70E a plus.

* Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, problem solving and decision making skills, as well as initiative and the ability to delegate decision making and other responsibilities.

Job Location

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States

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