Mechanical Maintenance Engineer | Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP Vacancies

Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP

Company Name: Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Clarksville, TN
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP is seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in Clarksville, TN. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanical Engineer II

Department: Facility Technology Team

Shift: Core business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Direct Report: FTT Unit Manager

Type: Full-time; Exempt

About the Maintenance Mechanical Engineer II position

We are looking for a reliable Mechanical Engineer to apply, teach, and ensure the execution of a professional maintenance system to achieve world class status in tire manufacturing: Eliminate forced deterioration of equipment and prevent accelerated deterioration > Reverse deterioration of equipment using breakdown analysis > Establish concise maintenance standards > Develop countermeasures against equipment weak points > Build a periodic maintenance system > Build a predictive maintenance system > Establish a cost management based Planned Maintenance System

Supporting Metrics: Reduction of machine faults/ Improved OEE/ Improved Planned Maintenance activities/ Reduction of labor and material costs/ Improved product quality through a robust error-proofing process/ Improved ergonomics and safety at work-stations/ Extended useful life of equipment/ Reduction in set-up and change-over times/ Increased percentage of Planned Maintenance/ Reduced equipment life-cycle costs/ Elimination of conditions for accidents

You should be a good problem solver with creative approach to your tasks, deeply concerned about quality and efficiency and well-versed in the latest technology trends and best practices.

Mechanical Engineer II responsibilities are:

  • Work with a “Safety Always” mindset through supporting and promoting continuous improvement of safety and health in the workplace
  • Perform all duties with a “Quality First” mindset through improvement of work processes and procedures to eliminate and prevent defects
  • Maintain a “big picture” focus and understanding of the complete tire manufacturing process
  • Establish good rapport and build working relationships and networks with peers, technicians and other employees to develop a strong network/ support base
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and other third parties
  • Remain current with professional practices and maintain a high awareness of new products and procedures in the industry. Monitor trade publications and actively participate in professional organizations
  • Communicate information timely and clearly
  • Support the designation of serial numbers for components, placement of orders and record-keeping of purchases in SAP to ensure required inventory levels
  • Create Consultation Forms accurately and timely with minimal assistance
  • Mentor assistant Engineers and lead proposal development, contract documentation and other activities as required
  • Execute a working pattern where all work activities and plans are “audit ready”
  • Maintain a flexible personal work schedule as our facility is a 24/7 operation to ensure necessary work is completed to meet required deadlines through taking ownership in your area of responsibility
  • Perform routine duties requiring application and knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Prepare simple and routine plans, calculations and cost estimates by following standard engineering practices and procedures
  • Interpret engineering specifications and solve routine problems by applying defined procedures with proven precedent
  • Systematically identify causes of problems and identify possible solutions in a Plan – Do – Check – Act methodology
  • Research, learn, and drive introduction of enhanced maintenance techniques
  • Drive cooperation between operators and maintenance staff to support equipment up-time objectives
  • Engage in the implementation and improvement of Planned Maintenance activities and schedules to reduce costs
  • Engage in the definition and application of efficient, sustainable cleaning, inspection, lubrication and re-tightening cycles (5S)
  • Engage in activities related to improving equipment uptime, e.g. MTBF, MTTR, through application of know-how and skills and using Fault Analysis tools
  • Engage in the restoration and maintenance of basic equipment conditions through analysis to stop deterioration
  • Engage in Value Stream Mapping activities to identify NVA and eliminate redundancy and waste
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management

Mechanical Engineer II requirements are:


  • (Required) Bachelor’s degree; field of science or learning major required (Mechanical/Industrial Engineering majors preferred); advanced degree in a related field


  • (Required) 2+ years of proven engineering experience in the manufacturing industry
  • (Preferred) Relevant experience preferred to include internships or Co-ops

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to frequently move about the manufacturing plant campus, general office environments, production areas, and occasionally ascend/descend stairs
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • Must be able to position self to file documents including the top and bottom drawers of file cabinets
  • Must be able to occasionally move office equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds


  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Getting the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.

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