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Maintenance Engineer

Company: AESC Group
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

AESC is looking to add a Maintenance Engineer to our team in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Full-TimeOn-site Bowling Green, Kentucky About AESC US LLC AESC is an exciting, newly created global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in nearly one million electric vehicles worldwide and have a stellar safety record of zero-critical issues. AESC US is leading the way in battery technology. We design and manufacture EV battery technology for various electric vehicles and equipment. We are working hard towards unlocking the full potential of sustainable energy and climate change mitigation. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future. AESC is headquartered in Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, UK, China, and the U.S.AESC Mission Our mission is to solve the challenges for a sustainable future. Together, we can make a meaningful impact. About the Role As a key member of AESC US LLC, you will play a crucial role in advancing our mission to lead in full-value-chain battery solutions for a sustainable future. You will be responsible for leading activities of the maintenance department, including the new plant setup, providing mentorship to new hires, equipment buyoff, SOP support, new model and minor model program management, daily production support for plant operations, efficiency improvement, scrap reduction, and equipment acquisition. Your work within the Maintenance Team will directly impact our strategic goals and contribute to our position as a global leader in battery technology. What You Will Do

  • Participate in new equipment design and drawing reviews with the global project team
  • Create and maintain the project schedule related to the maintenance team
  • Attend buy-offs and support for installation of new Battery Plant equipment/processes in a new facility
  • Responsible for training and documentation to maintenance personnel for new and existing equipment and reporting to management on new equipment status
  • Maintain and update documentation of new and existing systems in assigned areas; maintain and update electrical, schematic, and mechanical drawings for new and modified equipment
  • Communicate with vendors and suppliers to ensure Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Safety goals and cost reduction objectives are met; works with vendors and suppliers on new technologies for better ways to implement manufacturing methods and produce quality products
  • Drive improvements to the plant preventive maintenance system, including implementation of TPM (total productive maintenance) and PM Optimization
  • Scope, identify, award, and supervise contractor maintenance work and capital projects
  • Assist manufacturing on productivity, ergonomic, quality and safety issues to ensure timely problem resolution. As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative
  • Monitor equipment efficiency (OEE), and preventive/predictive maintenance process to identify problems and set up corrective repairs
  • Maintain department repair records in a manner to best identify future preventive maintenance needs
  • Develop and enter new equipment as well as Preventative Maintenance programs and procedures into CMMS
  • Knowledge of basic reliability and data-related gathering and processing methodologies
  • Assists in identifying top potential downtime issues throughout the system
  • Understanding of basic reliability methodology and theory
  • Responsibility for the development of appropriate Asset Maintenance Strategies for new equipment ranging from Reactive to Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
  • Assist in the development of budgets and capital expenditure justification for assigned areas; prepare project folders and support model and capacity studies with budget development
  • Analyze equipment and Manufacturing Execution System data to help develop and deploy engineering solutions and improved maintenance strategies
  • Support Maintenance team with working knowledge of Networking, Interface Maps, machine communication, control, and data management What You Need 4 years of related experience at a professional levelBachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Engineering Technology from an accredited institutionKnowledge of ANSI, NEC, and OSHA requirementsKnowledge as required of computer programming languages, CMMS, computer systems development, and basic purchasing processesData mining of equipment faults and failures, determine root cause and implement countermeasures to mitigateWorking knowledge of electrical control systems, motors, robotics and PLC'sWorking knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, vacuum systems, bearings, and power transmission systemsStrong understanding of mechanical systemsExperience working and leading a team across cultural and discipline boundariesAdvanced skills in Microsoft Office and conferencing system Proficiency in CAD 2D and 3D softwareUnderstands and follows all standards of IATF16949 and VDA 6.3 quality standardsUnderstands and follows all standards of ISO14001 environmental standardsWhat is "Nice to Have"?CMRP and RMICWorking knowledge of SQL, Visual Basic/Macro developmentKnowledge of battery manufacturing, EV manufacturing, or refinery operations Proficiency in additional languages beyond English is advantageous.Cross-cultural experience.Manufacturing environment experience.Start-up experience.What We Offer Welcome to our state-of-the-art Gigafactory, where you'll have the opportunity to tackle the world's most fascinating challenges alongside exceptionally talented individuals who are driven to make a difference. At AESC, we offer a comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive salary and a rewarding AESC bonus program. In addition, we provide a range of valuable benefits, such as 401(k), and health insurance. We strive to ensure that our employees are well taken care of, enabling them to focus on their work and contribute to our collective mission of changing the world.An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.Highly automated, clean, safe, and temperature-controlled production environmentMedical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHSA and Flexible Spending Accounts401(k) with company match Life Insurance (Company-paid and additional voluntary life available)Paid Vacation and 14 Paid HolidaysShort-term and long-term disability coverage (Company Paid)Tuition reimbursementApplication Process Even if you don't meet every requirement listed, if you believe this role suits you well, we encourage you to apply. Your application gives us the opportunity to learn more about you and explore potential fits within our team.Following the submission of your application, we are committed to providing timely responses to all applicants, though response times may vary depending on the volume of submissions. If you do not receive an immediate response, please rest assured that this in no way reflects on the quality of your candidacy. Your application will be retained in our files, and we may reach out to you for future roles that align with your skills and interests. As our organization experiences rapid growth, we appreciate your patience in this process. We are actively working each day to enhance our application procedures to ensure a smoother and more efficient experience for all applicants. Thank you for your understanding and enthusiasm for joining our dynamic team.Equal Employment Opportunity At AESC, we are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all individuals. We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S Join us in our passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products, contributing to a sustainable and zero-carbon emission future. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Ability to sit for extended periods of time.Ability to read, write, speak, hear; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach and lift with hands and arms frequently throughout the day. Required to occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 35 pounds. Travel Occasional domestic and international travel is required. (Travel could be frequent and extended in some phases of projects.) Work Environment The work environment is primarily an automated manufacturing plant with a concrete floor and is characterized by some temperature extremes, moderate noise, and forklift traffic. The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with employees, management, customers and suppliers.Candidate must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately, and without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The statements made herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive and inclusive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of personnel so classified.Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background check. AESC US LLC is a drug-free workplace.

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