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Kent Recruitment

Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical Equipment SME)

Location
USA - Houston Texas
Category
Technical
Date Published
02/08/22
Status
Open

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the most significant projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs most responsibly ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:

We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING

Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs.

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness of the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by nationalities across six continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character regardless of ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the role:

This position is responsible for providing expertise knowledge to a multi-discipline team to understand how a conveyor system works from a mechanical standpoint. This usually means that they have worked with, repaired or designed conveyor systems in the past. Second, they need to understand the safety regulations that are in place to allow safe operation of the conveyor system. This means understanding the OSHA regulations as well as any other regulations involved.

REQUIREMENTS AND CAPABILITIES

  • Mechanical engineering degree
  • Excellent design and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral skills to effectively communicate with clients
  • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in this field (a plus)
  • 25+ years of industrial experience (a plus)
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis to visit plants, and clients
  • Working knowledge of bulk solids handling and processing in the following areas.
    • Conveyor belts/material loading
    • Optical sorting/sorting of material in general
    • Extruders
    • Wash stations
    • Pelletizing
    • Silos
    • Rail systems
  • Provide expertise to help resolve technical challenges across the project team organization.
  • Prepare and participate in project and technical reviews.
  • Provide subject matter expertise during definition of scope requirements and design execution.
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