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Engineering Lead

Company: OWENS CORNING
Location: Somerset
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Mechanical Projects Engineer plays a key role in partnership with Insulation manufacturing plants and other key business stakeholders in leading mechanical engineering aspects for medium to large projects in the Insulation business. The position will lead mechanical design and implementation utilizing a team of external engineering resources and serve as the primary communication link to business partners and manufacturing plants on progress of work.

Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500 . Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.

Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Leader

Span of Control: Projects may be in any Insulation manufacturing plant in the Americas. Work of this role impacts key operational results at all these facilities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides design leadership and management of design resources on mechanical improvements to improve product quality, equipment uptime, and line utilization throughout the Insulation division. (50%)

  • Adhere to SAFE and Critical 6 requirements when implementing new processes.
  • Adhere to all plant and position-specific safety policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Lead mechanical design aspects of multiple projects simultaneously by networking with internal and external engineering firms. Activity to include directing scope definition and cost estimates, defining control strategies, directing programming resources, and coordinating mechanical resources for commissioning and startup.
  • Monitor projects for compliance to applicable codes and accepted engineering practices.
  • Utilize effective project management techniques, such as the SAP project module, to lead projects.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered consistent with scope and expectations around operability and cost.
    Provides project management to capital projects to ensure on-time and on-budget completion. (30%)
    • Oversee contract requirements and ensure contractor work is being performed in proper manner.
    • Achieve zero injuries in capital projects by ensuring safety through design and in construction and start-up.
    • Apply sound engineering practices towards the completion of improvement projects.
    • Manage capital projects from start to finish--write capital approval requests, ensure the requested funding is consistent with all project requirements, execute for on-time, on-budget completion.
    • Ensure timing from inception through start-up and commissioning is met in all cases.
    • Ensure compliance with Early Management business processes in completion of project deliverables.
      Provides consultation services as the division's subject matter expert on all production equipment mechanical systems. (10%)
      • Assists plant personnel in troubleshooting of mechanical systems in-person and/or remotely.
      • Serves as the expert in the division's technical applications.
      • Provide technical and process support to the division's customers as required.
      • Provide subject matter expertise to business for high level project scope validation.
        Coaches, trains, mentors, and provides leadership to maintenance technicians and supervisors for mechanical design and operation. (10%)

        JOB REQUIREMENTS

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
        • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field.
        • 5 years of experience in engineering design, project management, managing projects small to large ($1MM+).
        • Ability to travel 30-75%. Work may include weekends or holidays to minimize production downtimes.
          PREFERRED EXPERIENCE :
          • Background in continuous manufacturing preferred.
          • Experience in 3D design environments and engineering software.
          • Background in modular equipment design.
          • Familiarity with parametric design including fully parametric 3D models.
          • Leadership experience in a matrix environment.
          • Leading in union and non-union environments.
          • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt, and Lean manufacturing.
          • Implementing strategic plans.
          • Exposure to TPM methodologies. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
            • Knowledge and experience in project management including writing scope and cost estimates, contractor bid packages, evaluating vendor proposals, and preparing Capital Appropriation Requests for approval.
            • Strong project leadership skills and able to manage projects through to completion.
            • Ability to lead change through influence and without having direct line leadership of the team.
            • Strong verbal and communication skills.
            • Strong ability to communicate strategy to all levels of the organization effectively.
            • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills to quickly assess situations, develop appropriate solutions, and manage execution.
            • Able to utilize data and data collection systems for problem-solving and decision-making to eliminate manufacturing losses and unnecessary costs.
            • General knowledge of Root Cause Failure Analysis or equivalent process.
            • Strong planning, resourcing, and delegation skills. About Owens Corning

              Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit .

              Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Columbus , Engineering Lead, Engineering , Somerset, Ohio

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