Lead Mechanical Engineer
Novelis Corporation

Kennesaw, Georgia

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

Position Overview

The Lead Mechanical Engineer will provide support for the mechanical portion of capital engineering projects. These capital projects incorporate new technologies requiring process and equipment expertise for construction, commissioning, and startup phases.

At Novelis, our people are our greatest asset! We embrace diversity to see real world problems through various lenses, and make breath through technology possible. Our family oriented atmosphere encourages and enables employees and their families to give back to their communities through numerous volunteer events. We also work with non-profit partners, local schools towards making communities safer, and growing recycling by consumers. Novelis also supports Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education initiatives. We operate in a strong and encouraging environment, with opportunities to be part of our employee mentorship programs to guide you through your career.

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Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Act as a mechanical subject matter expert for equipment in various areas of the recycle and remelt processes, including the cold end, hot end, and casting areas.
  • Conduct plant equipment assessments to understand the site's equipment and processes. Identify and document opportunities for improvement, and possible solutions. Work with the plants to resolve priority action items.
  • Provide support to customers with regards to equipment for day to day troubleshooting and for larger capital projects.
  • Utilize CAD software such as Solidworks for design support and equipment improvements.
  • Work with external suppliers on the design and testing of equipment.
  • Maintain patent reviews / invention records / patent applications during initial product design work. Participate in projects that generate IP.
  • Responsible for the quality of assignments with moderate scope and complexity involving application of standard scientific practices, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Propose, justify, and lead moderately sophisticated projects for a site or segments of larger projects with regional or global impact. Work cohesively with teams of other specialists to implement project objectives.
  • Lead and coordinate schedules for clear communications with project team and project stakeholders.
  • Plan for resources and expenditures that impact project timelines.
  • Deliver data, reports, and communication to project stakeholders.
  • Use equipment in a safe operating manner.
  • Perform all of the above responsibilities with a safety-focused attitude.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong understanding of aluminum recycling process and equipment.
  • High level experience with Solidworks design software.
  • Intermediate experience with drafting techniques.
  • High level skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Utilizes sound engineering and time leadership skills to accomplish a wide variety of technical tasks on the plant/regional level.
  • Considers fundamental aspects in problem solving (e.g. economics, operating, maintenance and technical) in area of responsibility.
  • Able to effectively present technical information to peers or superiors in the technical community.
  • Confirmed ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on teams and work in a matrix environment.
  • Proven experience as a self-starter, who effectively manages multiple tasks, achieves results with minimal direction and possesses excellent documentation and record-keeping skills.
  • Position will require travel to support customer base, build understanding of prospective technologies, and support capital projects. Ability to travel globally up to 50% annually depending on project needs.
  • Knowledge specific to rolled aluminum products and related processes, with the ability to implement and identify simple or site-specific process improvements preferred.
Location Profile

Novelis' Global Research and Technology Center located in Kennesaw Georgia within the greater Atlanta metropolitan area is a cutting-edge full-service research and technology hub that employs approximately 200 people including world-class engineers metallurgists chemists and scientists. The facility includes state-of-the-art lab equipment and a diverse mix of product pilot lines that bring innovative solutions to customers in the automotive beverage can and specialty markets. Kennesaw provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural opportunities and educational institutions. Novelis is committed to the Kennesaw community and supports a number of local charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity as well as FIRST Robotics aimed at encouraging young people to pursue the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields in order to spur the next generation of scientists and innovators. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are 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 provincial or local laws.

DISCLAIMER: In alignment with current Novelis policy and procedures, all Novelis employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to qualify for new employment at Novelis. Fully vaccinated means you have received the last recommended dose of any vaccine that has been approved by the CDC or World Health Organization. As the COVID-19 landscape is continuously evolving, this requirement is subject to change. Proof of vaccination status will be required to qualify for new employment at Novelis.

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