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Position: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Champ Fleur / Trinidad and Tobago

Job Summary

To cost effectively maximize plant equipment uptime and maintain plant and office sanitation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Minimize plant equipment breakdowns through appropriately implementing preventive maintenance procedures.
  2. Efficiently perform maintenance/repair of plant equipment encompassing the following trades: fitting, welding, fabrication, painting, carpentry and plumbing.
  3. Assist in planning, developing and implementing effective preventive maintenance systems and procedures.
  4. Assist in cost effectively allocating and controlling the Department’s manpower and other resources.
  5. Assist in cost effectively sourcing and acquiring new equipment, spares, tools and engineering contractor services as required.
  6. Participate in the planning for, modification/installation and test-running of existing/new equipment.
  7. Participate in the set-up of Cold End equipment for job changes.
  8. Effectively maintain superior sanitary conditions on the plant and in the office.
  9. Recommend, develop and implement innovative process/technological changes to improve the efficiency/quality of the Company.
  10. Participate in the planning and execution of projects as required.
  11. Participate in the development and implementation of, and perform all duties in accordance with the procedures as per ISO 9001 standards and CGL Quality Manual.
  12. Effectively handle industrial relations matters with respect to subordinates.
  13. Conduct the annual performance appraisal of subordinates and undertake appropriate follow-up actions in an effort to develop the capabilities of employees and maximise the efficiency of the department.
  14. Plan for and participate in training and developmental activities for subordinates.
  15. Accurately prepare appropriate reports relevant to the job function and related matters.
  16. To comply with the Company’s/ Department’s procedures and policies belonging to the Quality Management System and the Health, Safety & Environmental Management System.
  17. To fulfill the legal duties of the Occupational Safety & Health Act 2004 as an employee

Training and Experience

  • A bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least three (3) years experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of glass manufacturing processes, machinery and equipment.
  • A working knowledge of computer operations and relevant software packages.
  • The ability to communicate effectively.

How to apply:
These are the requirements for applying for this job:

- Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering? - Do you possess at least 3 years' experience in a similar position? - Do you have working knowledge of glass manufacturing processes, machinery and equipment?