Graduate Placement Mechanical Engineering - Inverness
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Graduate Placement Mechanical Engineering - Inverness

Employer
Norbord
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Inverness

Job description

The successful candidate will be reporting directly into the Engineering Manager and will be responsible, inter alia for leading the safe delivery of the following types of projects undertaken in previous years:

  • Reliability Engineering - identifying potential improvements with belt driven equipment, applying these improvements during planned outages and verifying improvements through data analysis; specifically with our timing belt driven equipment
  • Life plans reviews.
  • Compressed air networks. Energy reduction initiatives focusing on identification of leaks, measurement and efficiency and loss streams in current installation and set up
  • Working with the Wet Electrostatic Precipitator improvement team to identify opportunities for improvement of this pollution control device, develop an action plan, and complete the actions within your time as an intern at Cowie
  • WESP - Air stream analysis including flows, pressure and concentrations. Improving equipment reliability - identifying potential improvements with belt driven equipment, applying these improvements during planned outages and verifying improvements through data analysis; specifically with our timing belt driven equipment; Identifying potential improvements with press loader(s), applying your recommended actions during planned outages and verifying the improvements through data analysis.
  • Reducing energy cost associated with plant compressed air systems. This project will focus on identification of leaks, efficiency measurements of compressors, preventive maintenance routines on the compressors, and recommendations on improving operating efficiency through capital expenditures
  • Working with our Wet Electrostatic Precipitator improvement team to identify opportunities for improvement of this pollution control device, develop an action plan, and complete the actions within your time as an intern at our facility
  • Working with our Quality Assurance team to identify efficiency improvements within our blending operation; specifically our surface blender
  • Post Placement – presentation to Senior Management
  • Organisational effectiveness

The successful candidates will be employed as Graduate Placement Engineers in Mechanical Engineering discipline. Working with Norbord will enable them to experience an immersive, hands-on experience. They will develop in-depth understanding and knowledge of their chosen area - working on live projects and getting on and off-the-job training. It all combines to show how the different parts of our business interact. They will also have access to an active support network of line managers, and mentors, all on hand to help them get the most from their experiences and make the right decisions.

Company information

Norbord is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engineered wood-based panel products. Our products are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture industries.

  • Norbord Incorporated has its headquarters in Toronto, Canada. We are publicly owned and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, for more information visit http://www.norbord.co.uk/
  • We have been supplying products to Europe for over 40 years and have a strong customer base, built on our record for excellent service and delivery, consistent quality and competitive pricing
  • In Europe we produce in excess of 1.2 million cubic metres of wood panels with a turnover of circa £225m

Our strategic priorities:

  • Develop a world class safety culture
  • Focus on growth customers
  • Own high quality assets with low cost positions
  • Maintain margin-focused operation culture
  • Allocate capital with discipline
  • Pursue growth in OSB

History in Europe
We first entered the market in 1964, completing the acquisition of our current UK sites in 1999. In 2004, we strengthened the European component of the business further, adding the Genk facility in Belgium to our operations.

Today, Norbord brands are some of the most trusted across the continent and our products are widely used in the construction. As a business, we continue to place customers, standards of excellence, control of costs, safety and environmental concerns at the centre of our activities.

And we’re proud to be regarded as the industry expert by our customers across Europe.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

Our ideal candidates would be students who have completed their initial degree and are moving onto post graduate studies e.g. MSc.

Accepted degree subjects

mechanical engineering

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

Inverness

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Two

Closing date: 22/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 22/12/2017

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