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Thermal & Combustion Process Engineer

Alcoa, TN 37701

Posted: 05/16/2023 Job Number: 69215 Pay Rate: $100,000+ Based Upon Experience

Job Description

Thermal & Combustion Process Engineer 
Want to join our Manufacturing Technology group based out of Alcoa, TN
At CLIENT we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.
Primary Responsibilities
  • The Manufacturing Technology group consists of a staff of professionals which provide Technical, Business, Customer, and financial support to CLIENT’s Global Rolled Products and Extrusions business unit.  The staff consists of specialists in various technologies and engineering disciplines with expertise ranging from melting metal through final fabrication.
  • The Thermal & Combustion Technologist has responsibilities that include corporate expert on Combustion Safety, Thermal Best Practice development and deployment, solving problems with global systemic and plant specific focus, driving process efficiencies through lowering costs and improving quality, training operators and other technologists, and implementing new technologies.  This position reports to the Thermal and Finishing Process Manager.
  • The position requires the individual to be able to work well with a broad group of cultures. The position requires the desire and ability to travel extensively (around 30-50%) with a portion of the travel being international.  
Key Objectives
  • Optimization of process equipment for improving quality and capacity
  • Solve equipment and process problems for CLIENT’s Thermal Processes
  • Drive resolution of chronic problems within area of expertise; Lead problem solving teams & organize support from other resources when necessary
  • Develop and deploy Standard Practices for the different Thermal and Combustion Safety processes, assist in identifying improvement opportunities, and facilitate technology transfer.
  • Maintain a working relationship with vendors of thermal and combustion equipment and be knowledgeable of external developments.
  • Provide engineering and operational support for large capital improvement projects
  • Sponsor, participate, and occasionally lead development projects
  • Be relied upon by plant resources for advice and direction on capital and process solutions
  • Participate in technical assessments of facilities and individual pieces of equipment
  • Provide equipment, control, and process training to the technical base.
  • Ability to navigate Rockwell PLC's for troubleshooting a plus
  • Support major customers- Global GRPE locations
Basic Qualifications
Minimum education requirement-
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum experience requirement-5 total years of manufacturing experience, with a minimum of 3 years in Thermal and Combustion Safety
  • The position requires the desire and ability to travel extensively (25% to 40%) with a portion of the travel being international.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • U.S. Only This position may require access to export-controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. §730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the relevant government agency. Business demands may require employer to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred experience-
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to determine priorities based upon specific business needs
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to navigate Rockwell PLC's for troubleshooting a plus
EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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