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Estimated Pay $49 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Dunkirk, New York

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Job Description


Maintenance Department

Position Overview:

Effective deployment of capital dollars and resources targeted at the implementation of equipment improvement and sustainability strategy projects. Project management of engineering and related initiatives

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop capital investment strategies, programs, and projects
  • Insures compliance with plant and federal safety standards
  • Engineering processes, policies, and procedures
  • Identification and implementation of improvements efforts
  • Champions the sharing and leveraging of initiatives, processes and accomplishments within plant
  • Identifies and champions improvement and functional excellence initiatives
  • Plans and establishes engineering schedules and ensures performance to schedule
  • Set engineering strategies to support business objectives
  • Development and management of engineering project portfolio
  • Project planning, management and control
  • Monitoring and control of capital spending
  • Project plan development including scope, schedule, budget estimate, and risk identification
  • Accountable for all Plant power distributions
  • Assist Maintenance on electrical/combustion trouble shooting
  • Assist in training maintenance electricians
  • Coordinate departmental systems upgrades.
  • Ability to troubleshoot AC and DC Circuits. High, medium, and low voltage.

Essential Non-Job Functions

  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Team and project leadership
  • Problem solving and performance improvement (design of experiments, Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Leadership – direct and influential
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, self-starter, self-disciplined, self- motivated, self-confident
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills Computer skills in Microsoft Office Products
  • Project and portfolio management
  • Critical thinking, disciplined judgment, detail orientated, meet commitments
  • Negotiation
  • Planning & coordination
  • Budget development and control
  • Strong analytical, statistical and communication skills
  • Creative
  • Driven to excellence
  • Bias to improvement
  • Willing acceptance of responsibility, proactive
  • “Small company”, “can do” mindset


  • Minimum 10-15 years engineering in heavy industrial manufacturing environment
  • Maintenance experience a plus
  • Direct project management experience including construction supervision and unit control projects
  • Contract administration


  • Ensure personal compliance with safety policies and rules, including PPE requirements.
  • Report any issues not immediately resolvable to appropriate manager.
  • Make recommendations regarding procedures, processes or tools that improve safety and support a safe work environment.

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in Engineering or Business (engineering preferred)
  • Experience in steel-related or industrial environment

Physical and Other Requirements:

  • Ability to safely move around in a heavy industrial plant environment for up to 12 hours per day
  • Lifting to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to work irregular shifts and extended hours as required, and maintain job performance standards

Universal Stainless is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.