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Associate Engineering Leader

Company: Novelis
Location: Uhrichsville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Novelis, the world leader in Aluminum Rolling and Recycling is rapidly growing in North America. The team in Uhrichsville, Ohio (formerly Aleris) is adding Engineering Managers to the manufacturing unit to improve the EHS, production, quality and cost performance.

The Engineering Manager will develop methods, procedures and people to support the optimization of the processes on both sides of the plant. In this role you will be responsible for developing, submitting and managing an annual five (5) year capital plan, which supports the growth and sustainability of the manufacturing unit's business objectives. You will also be accountable for the education of the workforce in the disciplines of Engineering / Reliability and will interact with all functions, both internal and external, to ensure that the Engineering / Reliability needs of the business are met.

Why Novelis? By offering industry-leading compensation and benefit packages, we make it a priority to identify the very best talent and provide you with the right growth and development opportunities throughout your career. By embracing diversity and empowering our employees to pursue their curiosities and test their ideas, Novelis employees impowered to enhance their skillsets and work across business segments and geographies to gain new experiences.

As The Engineering Manager YOU Will

  • Direct the manufacturing unit in implementing and practicing good safe working practices through compliance with all federal, state, local and Novelis programs, procedures, and regulations.
  • Drive improvement activities in support of the plants annual and strategic plans.
  • Ensure engineering support, expertise and guidance is given to the Reliability Organization to develop an appropriate Manufacturing Unit Reliability Master Plan.
  • Interact with operators, mechanics, electricians, planner, process leaders, shift specialist and reliability leaders on a regular basis to ensure the effectiveness of the PM/PdM system.
  • Ensure reliability is an integral part of all projects and process optimization activities.
  • Assist the engineering/reliability organization in coordinating and performing Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for all significant failures in the facility.
  • When new projects and/or changes are made to existing assets, involve the reliability organization to help ensure the appropriate training, communication, documentation and PM/ PdM's are available and/or are created.
  • Assess the current assets, relative to its life cycle and capability in achieving the business plan and recommend appropriate equipment changes to achieve and sustain.
  • Evaluate and recommend changes and/or new technologies, which could differentiate Novelis in the marketplace through product quality, shorter lead times, cost, reduction in environment footprint and energy consumption, improved safety and health, etc.
  • Develop and implement an annual and five (5) year capital plan, which supports the Manufacturing Unit annual and strategic plans, ensuring the sustainability of the business.
  • Identify and provide for the extended education needs such as workshops, classes, lectures, discussion groups, etc to support the manufacturing unit EMRA Department.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to members of the organization in the area of EMRA Excellence.
  • Review and develop, in conjunction with HR, appropriate succession plans and hiring procedures and practices for the engineering organization.
  • Drive improvement activities in support of the plants annual and strategic plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to ensure engineering/reliability activities related to process center improvement activities are supported and funded appropriately, to ensure they are completed in a timely manner, on budget and sustained.
  • Coaching and mentoring with craftspeople through the skill assessment process will be required.
  • Help establish and implement maintenance, operational, and capital budgets along with performance objectives, development plans, goals and programs to contribute to maximization of return on investment of the unit.
    NOTE: This position is internally known as an EMRA - Engineering, Maintenance, Reliability, Automation Leader

    What You Will Bring
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Controls, Automation or Mechanical Engineering, Masters Degree Preferred in Electrical, Controls, Automation or Mechanical Engineering with P.E. certification.
    • 5+ years of work experience in the field of engineering in a management or leadership role.
    • Effective organizational skills and ability to work with various levels of the organization.
    • Excellent leadership skills and good interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Ability to manage conflict in a direct, yet respectful manner.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload; 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 environment.
    • Proficient in Computer Software - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project
    • Ability to write specifications and facilitate bids from contractors and suppliers.
    • Fundamental knowledge of AutoCad, with the ability to make minor changes to drawings.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and perform root-cause-analysis on equipment and process issues, related to rolling and process equipment.
    • Proficient in the fundamentals of reliability such that the position can help establish appropriate PM's and PdM's for process equipment.
    • Understanding of advanced engineering and diagnostic tools such as Finite Element Analysis, vibrations analysis, lubrication analysis, FFT, etc.
    • Excellent ability to manage all types of projects and administer the Capital Expenditure Budget.
    • Fundamental understanding of financial analysis associated with project justifications.
      Opened in 1985, Novelis in Uhrichsville employs more than 370 people, making us one of Tuscarawas County's largest employers. The facility produces rolled aluminum sheet for building and construction, transportation and consumer durable applications. Centrally located near Canton, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland, the area is known for abundant outdoor activities with easy access to cultural centers and professional sport events.

      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.

      Employment Type: Full Time

      Years Experience: 3 - 5 years

      Salary: $100,000 - $125,000 Annual

      Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Novelis, Canton , Associate Engineering Leader, Professions , Uhrichsville, Ohio

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