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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Americas
Location: Nashville
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

  • You will Develop and write specifications and bid documents for new powerhouse equipment including installation. Collaborate with other Corporate and Plant Engineers to ensure projects meet plant requirements

  • You will collaborate with Procurement during bid and award phase to ensure selected contractors can meet project objectives on time, on budget, and on schedule

  • You will manage engineering and installation Contractors performing powerhouse design, installation, and troubleshooting projects. Meet regularly and review progress. Prepare regular status reports. Track and control project spending. Manage Change Order process

  • You will serve as Center of Excellence to plants in all aspects of Powerhouse engineering. Review and evaluate plant proposals. Assist in troubleshooting when called upon.

  • You will actively work to expand companies' knowledge base and become the corporate subject matter expert. Counsel and mentor junior engineers to help build powerhouse bench strength

  • Act and demonstrate ownership for assigned projects. Be a champion that strives to meet all project KPIs

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Controls)

  • Minimum 8 years of experience with industrial powerhouse systems including at least 3 of the following systems: energy monitoring, HVAC systems and industrial ventilation, steam and high-pressure hot water systems, compressed air generation, cooling and chilled water systems, fire suppression systems, piping design, vacuum systems, and hydraulic power systems.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including MS project

  • Experience with CAD applications

  • Candidates possessing Preferred Qualifications below may be considered if some of Required Qualifications are not met

  • 12 years experience with industrial powerhouse systems including each of the following: energy monitoring, HVAC systems and industrial ventilation, steam and high-pressure hot water systems, compressed air generation, cooling and chilled water systems, fire suppression systems, piping design, vacuum systems, and hydraulic power systems.

  • Experience with Rockwell based process controls, instrumentation, VFDs, and SCADA systems.

  • Experience with operation of Medium and Low Voltage switch gear

    We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer like you to join our team! Bridgestone's corporate engineering team, Process System Development (PSD), is currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to support powerhouse projects. The ideal candidate will be an Engineer with expertise in powerhouse systems. This expertise will be developed through experience working as an Engineer in an industrial manufacturing environment with systems such as energy monitoring, compressed air, climate control, boilers, contact heaters, steam distribution, cooling towers, hydraulic power units, vacuum, process piping, and water treatment. Experience with tire manufacturing or rubber processing is preferred but not required. Candidate to identify with PSD guiding principles; being hard working, committed to excellence, and continuously expanding and sharing their knowledge base. Candidate will deliver professional services to individual plants with positive customer-like interaction and regular follow-up. Candidate will create and maintain standards for equipment, processes, safety, and services. This position requires domestic and international travel nominally at 50%, with blocks of time at higher and lower percentage.
    Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.
    Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Nashville , Lead Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Nashville, Tennessee

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