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Zanesville Mechanical Engineering Technician


AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Technician to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Mechanical Engineering Technician provides advanced industrial maintenance and machine mechanic technical support during plant start-up and commissioning and enables the continuous operation of equipment, machines, and mechanical processes throughout the plant.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Comply with all AMG V safety and environmental requirements, policies, and procedures, including AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership during plant start-up and commissioning
  • Offer assistance with mechanical design, development, testing, and implementation of plant equipment
  • Prepare and/or review blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment specifications
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure continuous operation of plant; test and inspect equipment routinely; complete preventive maintenance checks on production equipment, machines, engines, motors, hydraulic valves/cylinders, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and identify faulty machine and equipment through observation and testing metrics
  • Remove, replace defective parts/equipment, and restore operations to achieve maximum uptime and minimize production downtime; comply with all safety, environmental and code requirements when repairing equipment
  • Source replacement parts in accordance with required specification
  • Follow scheduled maintenance work order system and participate in planning of required maintenance mechanical support during scheduled outages
  • Support preventative maintenance training of non-maintenance team members
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in support of production team’s operational goals and metrics
  • Utilize principals of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Perform other duties as may be required


  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude required
  • Associate’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of five years experience in mechanical engineering technician role
  • Experience in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
  • Skilled in reading blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment operation specifications
  • Hydraulic experience required
  • Pneumatic experience required
  • Welding knowledge and experience required
  • Basic electrical experience required
  • Must be receptive and adaptable to change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
  • Team player and works well in collaborative environment
  • Capable of and willing to perform production duties as needed
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
  • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
  • Punctual, reliable and have good attendance history

AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified applicants should apply online at: www.amg-v.com/careers. Click the “Apply Now” link.