Associate Engineer – Facilities & Engineering

Category: Engineering
Job ID: R-73063
Employment Type: Full time
Location: US – Rhode Island – West Greenwich
Posted Date: March 14, 2019

The Associate Engineer reports to the Senior Manager of the ARI Facilities & Engineering Equipment Engineering group. The Associate Engineer – Facilities & Engineering will support AR30 and is responsible for maintenance and reliability engineering assignments.


  • Apply basic engineering principles and practices in support of daily operation and maintenance of plant utility and process systems.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to equipment maintenance content in the Maximo computerized maintenance management system including equipment data, job plans, spare parts, safety data, planning information, and PM schedules.
  • Work closely with multiple disciplines, including Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Utility Operations, Maintenance, Process Development and Validation to ensure safe, compliant, effective and reliable operations.
  • Organize, analyze, and effectively present results for operational issues, engineering projects or maintenance tasks of small to medium scope and complexity.
  • Provide engineering support for design, construction, startup, commissioning and qualification of new or modified systems.
  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and support staff, highlighting issues.
  • Provide troubleshooting support.
  • Provide field support to identify and resolve equipment performance issues (design, application, operations, maintenance, etc.).
  • Support maintenance planning, scheduling and execution.
  • Provide ad-hoc support outside normal shift including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Advance the use of condition based and predictive maintenance practices by incorporating advanced data analytics where applicable.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or completed by June 2019
  • OR
  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of Engineering experience
  • OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Discipline
  • Basic engineering principles and ability to apply to resolve issues.
  • Strong math and computer skills and possess the ability to apply science-based thinking to practical applications
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and effectively set priorities
  • Energetic and technically-minded individual
  • Ability to learn equipment and systems design, operation and maintenance requirements
  • Strong mechanical acumen

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