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Mechanical Engineer Leader


What You Will Do In Your Role

Lead and manage a team of Engineers to improve asset reliability and maintenance practices at various sites across the company. In this role you will be both Coach and Player.

  • Lead the identification, prioritization, and mitigation of key equipment risks and processes at the mill sites and assign resources accordingly based on highest value opportunities.
  • Utilizing a Best Practice and Systematic approach to identifying, prioritizing, and closing asset reliability gaps
  • Build and execute a reliability capability that delivers maximum, long-term value to the organization
  • Coach, Mentor and develop site talent to improve asset Reliability capability through the application of reliability Best Practices
  • Proactively share knowledge and collaborate with capabilities at the corporate, business unit, and site level to ensure the best knowledge is included in decision making
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis as needed and make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Managing Small Projects at the sites
  • Leading Outage Management Initiatives and providing outage support to the mill sites
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and improve the results of an operation
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and regulatory compliance results
  • Demonstrated leadership in improving manufacturing and reliability/maintenance results
  • Systematic approach to identifying, prioritizing, and closing identified reliability gaps
  • Working knowledge of risk assessment and mitigation, including Potential Problem Analysis (PPA
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), organizational, and planning/scheduling/execution skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Working knowledge of risk assessment and mitigation, including Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Experienced in Outage Work Processes and outage management experience

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years manufacturing and reliability experience
  • Industrial maintenance experience preferred
  • Manufacturing/industrial supervisory experience
  • Experience with implementing reliability tools.
  • PC skills with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point and capable of quickly learning new software programs

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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