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Mechanical Engineer Intern

Job Position: Mechanical Engineer Intern

DEPARTMENT: OPERATIONS

Wages: Hourly | Employment Status: Full-Time | Reports to Plant Manager

Summary of Position

This position will report directly to the plant manager but will work closely with the Foundry Engineer and Maintenance Manager positions. The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for developing and establishing new and existing production processes, methods and equipment design, along with associated improvements and enhancements. This position at OSCC will assist in all aspects of our foundry procedures, compliances, and measurements.

Duties, Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Establishes equipment standard operating procedures
  • Enhances productivity and efficiency through the improvement of our methods, machines and materials
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing work flow, space requirements, material handling and equipment design with consideration given to ergonomics
  • Assists with successful corrections to production problems using sound manufacturing engineering problems-solving techniques and practices
  • Assists and provides the necessary technical support in the maintenance of new and existing equipment
  • Assists in providing the ROI analysis for capital expenditure projects, along with the oversight of the purchase, installation and start-up operation
  • Responsible for the successful completion of small to medium-sized projects of medium complexity with less clearly defined goals/scope and concise project progress reports
  • Evaluates need, analyzes, options, develops a plan, develops Appropriation Request (AR) and manages implementation of project until completed within the allotted time frame
  • Develops procedures and provides training on new processes, tools, and equipment, including but not limited to defining Preventative and Predictive Maintenance requirements and mechanical evaluations of processes and equipment, as needed
  • Assists with successful corrections to production problems using sound manufacturing engineering problem-solving techniques and practices. When needed, develops alternate methods of processes to allow emergency continued production
  • Supports production operations through the resolution of obstacles
  • Assists in the measurement of production, costs of quality and safety
  • Track, analyze and improve key maintenance performances indices including asset utilization, uptime, PM compliance, etc.
  • Prepare reports, analyze data and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving mechanical-related problems thru a full build out of MP2 and work order requisition automation and priorities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High school degree with some college study in related fields. High level of mechanical aptitude
  • Preferred knowledge of AutoCAD and solid works software
  • Must have a basic understanding of work process instructions
  • Would work in the plant up to 50% of the time, which would include exposure to dust, fumes, heat and noise when in the manufacturing areas
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., bend, walk, and reach as needed
  • Must have the ability to interact with internal and external contacts in a positive and professional manner
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience, and general computer knowledge and organizational skills desired
  • Must be able to read and write in English and possess good writing skills
  • Has taken statics
  • Must have reliable attendance, willing to flexible hours, & work well with others

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The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as assigned by their supervisor. All employees are required to follow and maintain all safety practices and procedures at all times.

Omaha Steel Castings Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way desired and the essential job functions may be modified to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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  • By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

    I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

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