Project Engineer (Electrical)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company 3.522 reviews - Texarkana, AR

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Responsible to the Plant Engineer for defined engineering functions within the plant. Coordinates electrical and mechanical requirements for engineering project assignments from the Plant Engineer.

Responsible for the design, revision, modification, layout, and requisition of plant machinery and equipment to insure a steady and continuous production flow.

Works closely with Department Managers to implement changes and additions, to improve safety, efficiency and longevity of machinery and equipment. Evaluates suggestions, estimates cost, and supervises installation of new equipment.

When necessary, works with Technical, Production, Lab, QE, and Maintenance to evaluate, troubleshoot, & resolve process issues and modifications.

Consults with the Maintenance Manager, Department Managers, Production, other Project Engineers, Industrial Engineers, and Plant Engineer concerning project assignment details.

Prepares work requests for the Maintenance Department. Assists in trouble shooting or analysis of any problem in plant when called to do so by Plant Engineer. Observes work‑ in‑process to insure that work is preformed as scheduled and that employees follow prescribed procedures and safety regulations.

Maintains an awareness of the latest developments within the industry by touring various plant facilities, meeting with industry people holding like positions, and by reading various technical publications.

Uses CMMS to prepare work requests and work orders, purchase parts and equipment, and to assist in the evaluation of maintenance efficiency in assigned areas. Actively participates in efforts to reduce maintenance costs and all operating costs in assigned areas.

Acts as mentor in working with co-op engineers and associate engineers in developing their understanding of processes, methods, system, etc. related to operations and equipment of the plant.

Understands Lean Manufacturing principles and actively initiates & participates in continuous improvement projects and teams.

May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this job description. Performs other related functions.

Promotes and adheres to the BMS. Ensures compliance with control plans.


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3.522 reviews
Cooper Tire & Rubber is a real wheeler dealer. The company is the fourth-largest tire manufacturer in North America (behind the likes...