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Assistant Engineer - Edison NJ (Closed)

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

Job #1575489
Edison, New Jersey

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *


Plans, assigns, supervises and directs activities of the maintenance mechanics. Assists Chief Engineer in any and all responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions/Requirements Experience: Prior experience as maintenance mechanic or related manufacturing/ plant engineering experience.

Degree in Engineering or related field, also open to Academy grads without hard engineering degrees. Licenses as required by state, industry, city, county, etc.
  • Must possess/maintain a valid license to operate applicable equipment.
  • Physically capable of moving to all areas of the plant. Must be capable of reaching, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing and pulling as required in a production operation.
  • Able to climb ladders, crawl under equipment and work in tight spaces.
  • Able to view product and determine adherence to quality control standards including size, shape, color, cut, etc.
  • Able to visibly distinguish operating lights and panels on machinery and equipment.
  • Able to hear and identify audible alarm systems as well as normal and abnormal equipment operating sounds.
  • Able to generate written and verbal communications clearly and distinctly.
  • Ability to read and review written communication, blue prints, wiring diagrams schematics etc.
  • Able to wear/use approved applicable safety equipment, as needed.
  • Able to operate required office equipment.
  • Able to research, develop, implement and monitor required policies and procedures.
  • Performance of other duties deemed by management to be an integral part of the job.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Review P.M. sheets completed on your shift
  • Review work requests completed on your shift
  • Monitor down time on your shift
  • E-mail a daily Shift Report of Maintenance issues and Downtime to the DOE and Chief Engineer
  • Plan, supply and execute equipment modifications approved by the DOE.
  • Initiate work requests
  • Verify your shifts timecards are accurate
  • Seek out ways to improve process and equipment
  • Monitor waste generated on your shift
  • Performs daily security check and walk through inspection of the plant and grounds
  • Assign work as required by mechanics
  • Assist with trouble-shooting problem calls when needed
  • Compile mechanics daily log sheets for CPMS operator.
  • Maintains good employee relations
  • Ensures the work areas are cleaned and organized during assigned shift
  • Safety:
    • Monitor mechanics during repairs and PMS to ensure safe work habits
    • Perform a daily walk through inspection of the plant for safety issues
    • Monitor all employees for work rules violations
    • Perform periodic lock-out/tag-out verification tests
  • Sanitation
    • Ensure proper GMPs are followed at all times by all employees
    • Responsible for enforcing sanitation rules to all employees
    • Enforce department cleaning schedule for shop and parts areas