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Maintenance Engineer - IL

City:  DuQuoin
Country:  US

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.





Maintenance Engineer



Position Summary: This position reports to the Maintenance Manager. The DuQuoin, Illinois facility produces medium voltage cable. As the facility continues to aggressively increase in productivity, the Maintenance Engineer will provide direction and leadership to Maintenance Department as well as increase productivity and lower manufacturing costs to improve and expand the facility.


Basic Function: Accountable to the Maintenance Manager this position is responsible for planning and implementing preventative maintenance, equipment repairs, installation and modification of building construction and repair on an efficient and timely basis through effective management and utilization of the Maintenance Department.    


Principle Functional Responsibilities:

1. Direct the activities of the maintenance department to ensure that all plant equipment is maintained and repaired with minimum downtime

2. Schedule and lead preventative and predictive maintenance for all machines and make sure scheduling is executed

3. Supervise installation of new machines, check, and inspect them before put in use and keep records after they are in use

4. Coordinate priority maintenance scheduling with production requirements in conjunction with production department managers and production scheduling department

5. Manage CMMS (DataStream)

5. Enforce all safety procedures and policies.

6. Establish contact with vendors as needed and take bids, approve bids and supervise and inspect work to assure quality

7. Budget and control department costs

8. Perform special projects as required


Supervision Scope: Responsible for the direction of all associates while managing projects, but not overtime, payroll or other supervisory functions


Key Requirements:

1. A results driven individual who has demonstrated ability working in a high-performance manufacturing environment

2. Proven experience in Maintenance Engineering in manufacturing arena, actual equipment troubleshooting and maintenance experience

3. Must have good attention to details, but be able to manage the big picture and have a “make the numbers,” mentality

4. Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis

5. Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement

6. Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities

7. Good written and oral communication skills

8. Solid planning, leadership, and administrative skills

9. High energy, demonstrates urgency and fast pace


Desired Background:

1. 2+  years Maintenance Engineering experience

2. Project management experience

3. 3-5 years CMMS management

4. Proven ability to work in teams



Associates degree or equivalent plus relevant work experience  


Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.



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