Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID:  4294

Paulding, OH, US, 45879

Pay Type:  Salary

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



The Mechanical Engineer, New Graduate will provide support to the operation and maintenance of the plant’s equipment. They will also be responsible for creating, implementing, and monitoring Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) programs.


The Mechanical Engineer, New Graduate will also be a part of the Holcim US Build4Growth Program. This is an extensive, 16-month cement manufacturing learning and development program designed to provide new graduate engineers with foundational knowledge and experience on the main operational areas of our cement plants. This program is built on a blended learning approach including online learning, face-to-face sessions, on-the-job assignments, and projects.



  • The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with equipment suppliers, plant staff to ensure successful operation of the plant.
  • Responsible for monitoring reliability based systems including preventative maintenance systems, vibration analysis, and condition monitoring.
  • Participate in the creation of preventative maintenance routines (PMRs) and bills of materials (BOMs) for new equipment.
  • Management of the preventive/predictive maintenance programs (Inspection, Vibration, Oil Analysis, NDT, thermography, etc.) to ensure optimum equipment availability.
  • Analysis and elimination of repetitive problems through root cause analysis, Pareto analysis, statistical review, FMEA and similar techniques.
  • Support and guide sustainable improvements in Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of major equipment.
  • Responsible for the facilitation of continuous improvement processes around equipment availability and reliability.
  • Provide ongoing reports as needed on the CBM program status.
  • Coordinate SAP system operations in the area of preventative maintenance routine (PMR) optimization and development with maintenance planners.
  • Provide technical support, training and development for maintenance functions with specific focus on entrenching reliability concepts within the maintenance group.
  • Works closely with the equipment suppliers, plant staff and process area teams to ensure the successful operation of the plant. 



Education:Bachelor's degree or 3 years of equivalent experience. 

Field of Study Preferred:  Mechanical Engineering

Required Work Experience:  0-3 years in heavy industrial mechanical maintenance, mechanical project work, plant construction or supervision. 

Required Computer and Software Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) 

Travel Requirements:  5% 

Additional Requirements:


  • Self-starter/ highly motivated team player
  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.



** This role is eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus!!**

  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Paid time off & paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Dress for your day

At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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