Maintenance Engineer – Battery Manufacturing

BlueOval SK
Published
January 17, 2023
Location
KY
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Introduction to BlueOval SK

At BlueOval SK, we will lead the transformation of the electric vehicle (EV) battery business through partnership (Joint Venture formed by Ford and SK On) to provide products and processes to increase our customers' experience. As the future of BlueOval SK, you will help lead the battery revolution by working alongside our teams as we build the batteries required for electric vehicle business excellence.

Ford and SK On are investing billions in Kentucky and Tennessee including building three state-of-the-art battery manufacturing facilities between the two campuses at BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford's 100-years of automobile manufacturing expertise and SK On's 30+ years of electric vehicle battery expertise to become the world's best battery manufacturer.

The Maintenance Engineer at BlueOval SK Battery Park in Glendale, Kentucky will have a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a key member of the start-up team, launching the facility from the ground up.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Optimization of current production processes
Coaching plants in continuous improvement, standardization, and lean concepts
Assisting plants in addressing equipment down time issues
Developing preventative / predictive Industrial maintenance practices to ensure 100% equipment uptime in high volume manufacturing
Oversee PM programs for Battery Manufacturing equipment
Assist in Equipment spare part management
Providing input on new equipment design and purchase
Supporting new model / equipment launch as required

Minimum Requirements:

Experience:
Ability to optimize equipment programs and troubleshoot issues to identify root cause
Excellent communicator who can train both hourly and salary team members
Must be a self-starter who will take ownership of projects and see them through to completion with limited supervision
Candidate must be flexible to significant travel
Ability to support any shift in a 7-day work pattern
Candidate must be flexible to significant travel during initial plant start-up phase
Candidate must be willing to work remotely and in-person at temporary facilities as needed during the initial plant start-up phase
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors consisting of outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Industrial or Electrical / Automation engineering preferred. Equivalent experience accepted
Experience: 3-5 years experience in manufacturing; stamping experience preferred
Robot / interpress transfer (ABB / Fanuc / Gudel)
Stamping / press equipment
Vision experience strongly preferred (Cognex)
PLC competency.
Lean implementation
AutoCAD

About BlueOval SK

At BlueOval SK, we will lead the transformation of the electric vehicle (EV) battery business through partnership (Joint Venture formed by Ford and SK On) to provide products and processes to increase our customers' experience. As the future of BlueOval SK, you will help lead the battery revolution by working alongside our teams as we build the batteries required for electric vehicle business excellence. We have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career.

The Opportunity

Ford and SK On are investing billions in Kentucky and Tennessee including building three state-of-the art battery manufacturing facilities between the two campuses at BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford's 100-years of automobile manufacturing expertise and SK On's 30+ years of electric vehicle battery expertise to become the world's best battery manufacturer.

For more information about BlueOval SK plans, please Follow this link.

What you'll receive in return:

As part of the BlueOval SK family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off (PTO), retirement contributions, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us lead the transformation of the EV battery business, we'd love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with BlueOval SK must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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