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Maintenance Engineer - Electrical

Company: Volvo Group
Location: Dublin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to work within the Maintenance Engineering group to improve equipment reliability by increasing time between failures and repair time. This position will work to set up standards for the maintenance processes, such as, standardized maintenance procedures. The Maintenance Engineer will also be responsible for setting strategies for the replacement of components taking into account the life span and equipment / machine utilization. This will also involve the capital investment and project management. The position will work with the I-Maint System, Office 365, Power BI or other derived spreadsheets to analyze equipment failures and to look for trends in equipment failure. This position will be involved in equipment analysis to determine the best method of maintaining the equipment given the equipment use and developing either time based maintenance procedures, predictive maintenance procedures, such as, condition based monitoring and/or break down strategies and the follow-up to ensure that the methods are giving the desired result. This position will be required to work cross functionally with maintenance, production, utilities, facilities, services and other technical groups to reduce equipment failure frequency. This position will work within the VPS FA and WCM methodology.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for equipment documentation and updating drawings, as needed, for modifications

  • Specify and quantify recommended spare parts by creation of spare parts ledgers and working with Central Stores, as needed, to ensure parts. Work with Central Stores on replacement of obsolete parts

  • Check the data of emergency work orders to execute plans to address any issues

  • Participate in EWO meetings for area of responsibility to help drive to root cause

  • Generate monthly reports, as needed, for maintenance engineering activities and KPI's of area of responsibility

  • Work closely with Suppliers to improve equipment up-time

  • Open, lead and resolve Kaizens to eliminate root-causes (triggered by major offenders, 80/20 rule and Cost D. )

  • Support and perform Kaizen projects, as related to Maintenance Engineering

  • Provide technical support to Maintenance on repairs of equipment in emergency situations

  • Give support, where required, to create OPL's for Autonomous Maintenance

  • Maintains and updates the plant equipment standard by working with various Maintenance Staff Members

  • Perform design work to reduce equipment weak points

  • Must be able to work any shift to reach group objectives

  • Instruct and manage hourly employees on Maintenance Engineering Projects and CBM activities

  • For Mechanical position able to design equipment improvements at a high level using 3d cad software.

    Required Competencies:

    • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect

    • Integrity and Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished trust in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain

    • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks

      Additional Required Competencies:

      • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions

      • Informing: Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information

      • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers

        Minimum Education Required:

        • Electrical Position

        • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology with four (4) or more years of experience in an Industrial Maintenance environment with knowledge of industrial automation, robotics, controls.

        • Associate's Degree with eight (8) years of experience of the same mentioned above.

          Minimum Years of Experience Required:

          • Four (4) years as Maintenance Engineer, experience required with educational requirements

          • Eight (8) years of Maintenance Engineering experience required without educational requirements

          • Other Requirements:

          • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365

          • Proficient English communication: written and verbal

          • Proficient in AutoCAD

          • Vibration Analyzer systems / Thermographic analysis ( cam. and software )

            About us
            The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers' uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group's leading brands - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.
            Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group's engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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            Travel Required (Maximum)
            Occasional Travel
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            Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Volvo Group, Roanoke , Maintenance Engineer - Electrical, Engineering , Dublin, Virginia

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