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Mechanical Engineer

Company: US Sugar
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • This position is responsible for performing tasks associated with engineering projects including design, testing, programming, and conducting studies associated with complex projects often involved with new or improved products, processes or techniques, preparation of specifications, process development, and feasibility studies.FUNCTIONSPrimary Responsibilities/Essential Functions
    • Contribute to a customer-focused culture of discipline, attention to detail, and teamwork.
    • Identify cost reduction opportunities for existing mechanical systems.
    • Troubleshoot and implement solutions to solve operational problems on equipment.
    • Coordinate activities and efforts with maintenance, outside contractors, and operations personnel.
    • Collect, evaluate, and report data to management.
    • Participate in major engineering projects. Company Conformance StatementsIn the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
      • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
      • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
      • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
      • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.Company SHE Primary Responsibilities
        • Understand and observe all Safety, Health & Environmental rules, and procedures.
        • Report or correct any unsafe act or condition.
        • Report any chemical/fuel spill to supervision.
        • Report any pain or discomfort to supervision.QUALIFICATIONSEducation/Professional Certifications/LicensesThe following are the basic qualifications:
          • B.S. in Mechanical EngineeringExperienceThe following are the basic qualifications:
            • Must have at least 8 years of successful, comprehensive experience in industrial environmentThe following are the preferred qualifications:
              • Six or more years of experience in food industryKnowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)The following are the basic qualifications:
                • Must have demonstrated and proven track record in engineering cost management, e.g., material, labor waste.
                • Proven ability to develop and successfully introduce process improvements per projected timelines.
                • Intermediate-level user of MS Office applications, particularly Word and Excel, and able to learn Company software.
                • Duties require standing; walking; sitting; use of hands and/or fingers to grasp, handle, pick-up, pinch, type, or feel; reaching with hands and arms; climbing and balancing; talking and listening; close and distance vision with depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
                • Proficient in AutoCAD.
                • Knowledge of OSHA 29 CFT 1910 & NFPA regulations.WORKING CONDITIONSWorking Conditions
                  • Work is in an open-office environment and is typically performed away from the office for more than half the day. Work is performed regularly near moving mechanical parts. Noise level is loud.Employee Supervision
                    • Supervisor assigns problems in broad general terms and is interested only in overall results achieved. Requires independent judgment with little or no supervision. Requires creative and original thinking to develop solutions to unusual or major problems where decisions greatly affect major management considerations.Decision Making/Accountability
                      • Position results have direct impact on operations of entire organization.This description supersedes and previous or undated descriptions for this position. Management has the right to add or change the duties for this position at any time.Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyUnited States Sugar Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: US Sugar, Savannah , Mechanical Engineer, Other , Savannah, Georgia

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