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Tech Project Mgmt Prof Senior

Mechanical Project Engineer

About the job

RHI Magnesita is seeking an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer who will provide hands on support to our mining and refractory brick manufacturing process in York, PA. This position will use their engineering knowledge and project experience to manage both large and small capital projects to support structural plant needs and operational requirements. The position will be responsible for developing, budgeting, presenting, executing, and managing the non-electrical portions of the capital project. Typical project types include automation and robotics, equipment installation, structural steel repairs and upgrades, machine and component design and environmental compliance. The position will work under the direction and guidance of the Mechanical Engineering Manager but will need to be self-motivated and eager to get involved.

The Mechanical Project Engineer's tasks will include:


  • Support the development of a strong, pro-active safety culture
  • Supervise all project work - with both internal and third-party contractors - ensuring that proper safety protocols and policies are followed

Capital projects

  • Interact with production, maintenance, and safety team members to develop a project scope in addition to a project budget, resource requirement, third-party involvement, timeline, etc.
  • Facilitate the bidding and selection process
  • Coordinate aspects of capital project activities along with internal and third parties with keen awareness of project budget and timeline. Hold involved parties accountable for any cost or time overruns and communicate project status and support needs to leadership team members.

Engineering services

  • Interacts frequently with the production and mining team members regarding equipment operation, process concerns, or optimization of equipment
  • Provide technical support to maintenance professionals to troubleshoot equipment failures
  • Recommend modifications or improvements to existing equipment to improve overall operating costs

About you

  • S. degree from an accredited institution with a relevant engineering degree like Mechanical or Manufacturing engineering
  • 5+ years of project engineering experience in a heavy industrial or manufacturing setting
  • Hands on, forward thinking and improvement/results driven
  • Strong understanding of relevant mechanical equipment operation and machine design; ability to read and decipher schematics and blueprints
  • Project management training and experience
  • Enjoy spending time in a production environment to be immersed in the process and provide optimal support to our teams
  • Works effectively and collaboratively, including clear written and verbal communications
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude
  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks or other 3D modeling software experience

What we bring to the table

As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology
  • Amazing benefits! Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, +

About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 40 countries and 3.1 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. Do you want to know more? Check out www.rhimagnesita.com

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster