Mechanical Engineer
Novelis - Oswego, NY

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Company Description

Novelis is the world leader in
aluminum rolling, producing an estimated 19 percent of the world's flat-rolled
aluminum products. We are the No. 1 rolled products producer in
Europe and South America, and the No. 2 producer in both North America and

Novelis is also the world leader in the recycling of used aluminum beverage
cans. Annually, we recycle around 40 billion used beverage cans - enough
to circle the earth more than 100 times.

Novelis is globally positioned, operating in 11 countries with
approximately 11,600 employees. The company reported revenue of
$10.6 billion in its 2011 fiscal year.

Novelis - Oswego is seeking an
innovative, career minded Mechanical Engineer with an interest in growing within
a manufacturing environment. The top-tiered candidate will be responsible for
handling all aspects of the Mechanical Maintenance Engineering function, such
as design, construction and installation of equipment modifications. With the
opportunity to work with every type of machinery that you can imagine, you will
analyze and recommend preventive maintenance replacement programs and provide
value analysis engineering. This role will also contribute to design, selection
and installation of new equipment as well as supervise outside contractors in
performance of their work. We are determined to provide opportunities to
engineers not only to influence their own development plans but to empower them
in determining which skills to enhance. Come join our collaborative environment
and be a part of a highly functioning team where everyones input is
valued—particularly a fresh perspective!

  • Maintenance of equipment
covering all phases of heavy industrial plant engineering, typical of the
metals industry

  • Provide a strong mechanical
understanding of process, civil, and electrical components involved in their

  • Responsible for troubleshooting
encounters that center around meeting production needs in the face of tight,
frequently revised schedules and/or equipment failures, the start-up of new
equipment, development of new products and processes

  • Optimize equipment utilization and
efficiency by applying the latest development in machine procedures, diagnostic
equipment, and more reliable electrical components

  • Develop practical solutions to
repetitive equipment failure problems that contribute to the effectiveness of
the maintenance effort

  • Contribute engineering expertise
to project work and selection of replacement or new equipment to help ensure consistency
and standardization of components and ease of maintenance

  • Ensure all equipment recommended,
repaired or modified meets all company and governmental safety and health rules
and regulations to help ensure safety and well being of employees

  • Assist in the development of
engineering or maintenance procedures and repair work to ensure they are safe,
effective and efficient. Expand, continually, knowledge of engineering and
maintenance principals and practice

  • Support the implementation and maintenance
of a Quality System by serving as a resource to Operating Teams



Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
or Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Excellent communication (oral and written)
skills; ability to communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Desire to take initiative and develop a
pro-active relationship with employees through follow-up, understanding their
needs and fostering a collaborative relationship

  • Ability to organize and prioritize
responsibility; must be able to manage multiple tasks at once without
sacrificing attention to detail

  • Must be flexible and able to operate in a
fast-paced and demanding environment

  • Must also possess leadership skills to
direct, lead and develop other personnel to accomplish personal, plant and
corporate objectives

  • Solid computer skills with software
applications proficiency, including Microsoft Office.

Desired Qualifications:
  • The preferred candidate will have 5+ years
of industrial experience, preferably with large equipment

  • Experience in the metals or paper rolling



Primary Location

US-New York-448 County Route 1A Oswego, New York 13126



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