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Mechanical Engineer

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Armstrong Flooring Kankakee , IL 60901

Posted 5 months ago

Mechanical Engineer

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: Kankakee, Illinois

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI) has a job opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to be located in Kankakee, IL. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for leading and directing the maintenance department's improvement initiatives. Additionally, the Mechanical Engineer will interface with operations and engineering personnel to improve product quality, compliance, safety, equipment reliability and reduce maintenance cost

Key Responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Analyzing maintenance data to identify trends in equipment and organizational performance that adversely affect efficiency, cost, quality, plant capacity, and production throughput

  • Making recommendations on actions that can be taken to reverse adverse trends

  • Participating in the creation and review of maintenance procedures and policies

  • Recommending improved processes, programs, procedures and systems along with recommending enhancements or new approaches

  • Developing capital appropriations proposals

  • Working to develop best practices to be applied across all areas of the facility

  • Acting as a liaison between engineers, operations, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects

  • Assisting in identifying and providing training to maintenance and production related to improving asset care

  • Providing technical expertise to plant personnel on troubleshooting failures, repairs and evaluating equipment

  • Utilizing technical drawings, specifications of electrical and mechanical systems and components to ensure systems conform to standards

  • Providing troubleshooting and expertise to unscheduled events as requested

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of the corrective actions on a monthly basis

  • Optimizing equipment uptime, reliability, and efficiency by analyzing equipment performance data and maintenance practices

  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring programs such as Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Total Productive Maintenance, and FMEA programs

  • Conducting analysis and investigations using Failure Mode Analysis and Root Cause

  • Reporting conclusions to plant management and making recommendations for improved programs and practices intended to prevent equipment failures

  • Developing project alternatives, scopes of work and financial justification for projects

  • Assisting in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs

  • Managing large equipment installations

Required Qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience directly involved with maintenance activities and engineering improvement projects

  • Experience using computer-aided design or modelling software

  • Knowledge of pneumatic transfer systems, extrusion mixers, and conveying systems

  • Experience with the fabrication of machined parts from design to implementation

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team through a root cause analysis/problem solving process

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and execute design packages that will improve safety, operability and reliability of the plant equipment

  • Project management and computer skills (including ERP, CAD, Minitab, and all Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Advanced Degree or Studies in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts, 5S and Six Sigma methodology

  • Experience using vibration analysis, thermograph, or oil analyses

  • Experience with management and implementation of capital projects

About the Location (Kankakee, IL)

Kankakee, Illinois is located along I-57 approximately 60 miles south of Chicago. With our close proximity to Chicago we can offer all of the cultural, sports, and educational opportunities of a major urban city but with all of the benefits offered by a smaller town environment. The beautiful Kankakee River winds through town serving as a backdrop for year-round recreation and relaxation activities.

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Competitive 401(k) with company match

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring's resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity.

Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral.

Nearest Major Market: Kankakee

Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, CAD, Engineering


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Mechanical Engineer

Expired Job

Armstrong Flooring