Plant Engineer

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: Nyrstar
Employment: Salary
Posted: Jul 14, 2020

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, a concentration in mechanical engineering highly preferred.
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role preferred
  • Computer literacy and acumen

Job Description

The purpose of the role is to work with Maintenance/Reliability and operational personnel. The role is to support operations by returning equipment/production as quickly as possible. The plant engineer would work on short term engineering solutions, which typically take the engineering/reliability teams away from their primary duties.


  • Responsible for providing technical support for daily operations, plant improvements, process improvements, design, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown and analysis, and recommending corrective actions. Ensures operational activities are in accordance with procedures, schedules, & regulatory compliance. Conducts performance tests, collecting and analysing operating data and profitability. Develops and maintains plant operating records and provides technical support to plant operations and maintenance.
  • Manages the implementation of new equipment and/or the modifications to existing equipment to improve plant efficiency and performance.
  • Originates and develops information (based on analysis) to rapidly repair equipment to studying operating maintenance manuals.
  • Function as plant owner of equipment and instillation, upgrades, and dependability issues, and leads or assists it trouble shooting process or equipment issues.
  • Capture best practice setup parameters, databases, and deploy as Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for each item type + asset
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirments, and equipment layout


Please submit cover letter and CV to, subject Project Engineer.

If you are selected to progress to the next stage of consideration we will contact you via telephone or email.  Should we identify a different candidate for our current opening, we sincerely thank you for your interest in Nyrstar and wish you all the best as you search for your next career opportunity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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