Maintenance Project Engineer

Imerys SA   •  

Sylacauga, AL

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

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The Project Engineer is responsible for Project Management of capital projects to support this Division of Imerys' engineering strategy.

  • Provide engineering design, planning, cost and benefit analysis, cost tracking and construction/project management.
  •  Assist in developing annual budget and project priority plan.
  • Develop project scope and perform detailed studies to define project requirements.
  • Ensure that design and installation comply with all applicable building codes, regulations and company requirements for operations, maintenance, safety and production.
  • Prepare detailed project/construction plans with full alignment with operations, EHS, and quality.
  • Assist Operations in Asset Reliability initiatives and cost reduction projects.


  • Work closely with the Engineering Manager, and Operations Managers, to develop the capital budget for the plants.
  • Prepare and submit plant improvement and major maintenance projects from estimating, scheduling, design, cost management, and commissioning to improve plant processes.
  • Supervise, train, communicate with, and develop project team members in operational performance and skills needed to ensure project completion and plant commissioning.
  • Work closely with the Production Department and Process Engineering Group to perform process performance testing, develop cost reduction projects, equipment improvement, and methods modifications.
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment failures and respond to emergencies of safety hazards and environmental regulation infractions to ascertain equipment optimization, personnel safety and governing requirements of compliance.
  • Develop standards for equipment to improve reliability, inventory control of critical equipment through specifications, but demonstrated practices.
  • Develop procurement standards to ensure maximum operating hours for production equipment, quality of product and on time shipment for our customers


  • Experience with maintaining process equipment desired. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, maintenance, and project management experience.
  •  Basic computer skills (i.e. Lotus Notes, Excel, Word, IFS, etc.), Computer Aided Design skills-nice to have (AutoCAD).
  • Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations in support of engineering principles and theories.
  • Ability to prepare and manage contracts with outside vendors and a working knowledge of Environmental Regulations and how they relate to the operation.
  •  Experience with maintaining process equipment desired. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, maintenance, and project management experience.


  • BS in Engineering or related technical field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a continuous processing manufacturing environment
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a lean manufacturing environment

REQ - 00979