Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Wilmington - North Carolina, US, 28405

Company: Heraeus

Manufacturing Engineer
Location Wilmington - North Carolina
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and manage engineering systems for the maintenance and operation of all manufacturing equipment with emphasis on the development of a robust, world class maintenance program
  • Identify, build, implement and manage a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Independently and in cross-functional teams, apply engineering systems to all manufacturing equipment for most effective maintainability and reliability
  • Continuous improvement and open mindset absolutely required in all aspects of the job
  • Conduct manufacturing assurance analyses and studies including, but not limited to, system safety, efficiency, affordability, maintainability and reliability
  • Solve completely failures and problems through data analysis, experimentation, troubleshooting and collaboration with all necessary parties
  • Interpret and/or provide engineering drawings, blueprints and technical specifications and compose reports, procedures and forms
  • Develop, implement and manage the maintenance budget including engineering and maintenance-related consumable and spare parts inventories
  • Source and secure competitive contract bids, present comparative bid reviews, enlist, schedule, supervise and ensure compliance of all executed contract terms and conditions and oversee contractor liability insurance requirements
  • Required to operate company vehicles, industrial forklift, scissor lift and other equipment
  • This position requires rotating on-call duties and weekend work as needed
  • Up to 5% travel; international travel may be required


What is required for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering – BSME, BSMET or similar
  • Five years of Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Hands-on project management experience required
  • Experience with process development, statistical data analysis and SPC is preferred
  • Direct experience in fused quartz, ceramic, or glass processing is a plus
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, professionalism and leadership ability with little supervision
  • Exhibit a high level of motivation and initiative with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Demonstrated decision making, analytical and organizational skills
  • Team player

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington