Mechanical Engineer

Sudbury, ON, CAN
Competitive
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 22, 2022
1048878
Permanent
Full Time
English
Who We Are:

Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.

With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

Our Team:
The Smelter, Maintenance Engineering team in Sudbury, Ontario is a multi-disciplinary, well-rounded team who involve themselves within the maintenance and operating groups at the Copper Cliff Smelter. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our operators and maintainers as well as ensuring our assets run reliably.

The Opportunity
We are currently seeking a Maintenance, Mechanical Engineer to join our Ontario Operations Department in Sudbury, Ontario.

As an Maintenance, Mechanical Engineer you will be accountable for on-site technical maintenance support, engineering, screening/scoping, repair scopes of work and contributing to continuous improvement initiatives within the Copper Cliff Smelter Complex.
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  • Provide on-site, maintenance engineering technical support when failure symptoms have been detected, in order to develop the actions required to prevent a failure.
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  • Provide on-site, maintenance engineering technical support following a failure, in order to have assets returned to running condition as soon possible, with a reduced likelihood of a reoccurrence.
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  • Conduct/coordinate engineering filed assessments and/or integrity assessment to make sure the assets are running without defects.
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  • Support operations and execution teams to conduct Continuous Improvement Projects related to operating or maintaining assets. Makes recommendations for improving the repair cycles on assets. This includes applying existing engineered solutions or Vale engineering standards.
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  • Conduct initial Engineering screening and scoping for engineering requests at the site.
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  • Evaluate equipment design improvements; co-ordinate with Central Engineering.
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  • Evaluate new technologies for condition monitoring programs/initiatives and provide necessary input in the selection process (including vendors).
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  • Coordinate with Operations, Procurement, Maintenance, Project Engineering, OEMs as required.
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  • Provide Input for Equipment Capital Expenditures - Design for maintainability and reliability.
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  • Supports shutdowns as required/needed.
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  • Supports stakeholders with troubleshooting complex problems.
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  • Apply value analysis (cost vs. benefit) in making maintenance decisions concerning repair, replacement, or redesign of equipment and systems.
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  • Update equipment O and M plans to optimize its life-cycle strategies and improve plant performance and maintain a precision maintenance library for use in PM updates
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  • Support the maintenance management teams to ensure the work packages are executed as per design.
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  • Ensure WO user statuses are properly maintained throughout the lifecycle of the work order.
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  • Review and promote/reject all new notifications into your work center through the group approval process.
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  • Identify and escalate all critical issues that threaten the successful execution of work orders for completion by their Required End Date.
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  • Manage backlog to ensure work orders are planned based off priority and required end date.
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  • Monitor KPIs and actively strive towards plant targets.

About You

Education:
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  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.

Experience:
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  • 4+ years of mechanical or maintenance engineering experience, preferably within the mining and processing sector.
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  • Registered Professional Engineer (Mechanical) within the province of Ontario.
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  • Maintenance Reliability professional and or/Maintenance Management Professional designation is an asset.
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  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working within SAP.
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  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in an industrial environment such as mining, utilities or construction.

Skills:
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  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
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  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
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  • Must be skilled in data analysis and problem solving.
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  • Must have strong organization and time management skills.
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  • Have the ability to influence without authority.
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  • Takes initiative and is able to self-direct to accomplish goals with minimum supervision.
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  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

What we offer you:
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  • Competitive salary
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  • Attractive pension and benefits (company paid core coverage, flex health and dental coverage, flex accounts, disability plans and optional insurances)
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  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation, flex, sick, top up for maternity/parental)
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  • Flexible work arrangements
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  • Work culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion and career growth
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  • Grow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leader
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  • Employee Family Assistance Program
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  • Online training and career development opportunities
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  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

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Deadline to Apply: July 5, 2022

Pay Grade: F5T