Dow Chemical Maintenance Engineer in Pittsburg, California

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer located in Pittsburg, CA . The Maintenance Engineer p rovides engineering support to those plant issues that are impacting production over a short period of time. In this role the engineer provides technical expertise and team facilitation which may be equipment based or repair technique based which impacts the availability and maintainability of the facility.


  • Serves as a subject matter expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations.

  • Provides technical expertise to plant personnel on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating whether equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions.

  • For equipment that is critical for the process ensures that work requests include engineering input on repair details such as clearances, tolerances, materials of construction, welding procedures, etc. and if necessary provide onsite/offsite technical support for deviations from this data.

  • Ensures repairs, repair techniques, equipment specific training, are documented and made available.

  • Provides maintainability input to Global Project Methodology (GPM) activities.

  • Support the Predictive Preventive Maintenance (PPM) coordinator as required in reviewing spare parts list for existing equipment.

  • Develops maintenance operating discipline.

  • Enters Quality, Service and Product Performance (QSPP) information into the reporting system.

  • Participates in developing the maintenance budget to support the maintenance strategy.

  • As required, provides engineering input to work packages to ensure standards are followed.

  • During development of turnaround, work provides input on development of work orders particularly on critical equipment requiring engineering review or input.

  • Provide equipment reliability and performance data to the technical resource networks for input into equipment purchasing requirements, evaluation of equipment performance, vendor performance, and modifications to Most Effective Technology (MET) level 1.

  • Supports Maintenance Procedure Use Policy:

  • Performs technical reviews of procedures.

  • Serves as a technical resource during procedure creation and review.

  • Supports development of the “Procedure Exemption List”.

  • Creates/develops/changes/updates job procedures and checklists, and initiates procedure Management of Change (MOC).

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Co-op, internship or other work experience.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. - based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of related work experience is preferred.

  • Experience in Operations, Maintenance, Engineering Design, Six Sigma methodology, and leading projects is a plus.

  • Excellent communication, team leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • About Dow *

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at .

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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