Marine Alignment Engineer On Site Machinist

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 1/10/2018


Houma, LA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Location : 1. Houma LA US 70360
2. New Orleans LA US 70112
3. Mobile AL US 36601
4. Houston TX US 77001
5. Panama City FL US 32411
% of Travel Required : Frequently
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : High School or equivalent
Category : Manufacturing
Job Description :
You may know SKF as the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. The inherent skills and competence of our, around 40.000 employees, help us to fulfill our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide.
Marine Alignment Engineer - On Site Machinist - Gulf Coast Region
Not Currently Open for International Assignment

In this function you will perform shipboard alignment services for our customers including:

The measurement and alignment of machines making use of dial indicators, laser alignment equipment and 3D measurement equipment.

Set-up and operate a range of manual lathes, mills, boring bars and other standard shop equipment when performing tight tolerance machining;

Extensive travel as required.

Job Requirements :
You have several years of proven technical experience and are able to meet the following the job requirements:

Complete all SKF and site specific safety training.
Ensure that Job Safety Analysis (JSA) forms are developed and reviewed prior to performing any work or job task assigned.
Inspect and wear all required PPE per the JSA.
Report any unsafe conditions or near misses.
Attend regular safety huddles / meetings with the service team.
Ask questions if unclear of any situation or if needed.

Communicate in a professional manner with the customer, service coordinator, fellow workers, manager of marine services, and all stakeholders.
Communicate with engineering team in The Netherlands .
Discuss daily activities with the service engineers. Pre-work and post work discussions.
Regular customer meetings to review findings.
Use company phone and email to clearly communicate with other in a timely manner.

Strategic Account Management
Develop a strong partnership with all customers and maintain a healthy relationship.
Stay engaged with the service team from the Netherlands, service coordinator, and manager of marine services to help with sales opportunity, bearing growth, and monitor activities for positive outcomes.

Be on time for work and ready to start your daily tasks.
Wear your uniform and look professional.
A professional attitude is expected at all times. Be polite, courteous, and respectful of all individuals.
We expect you to work well as both an induvial and in a team environment.
Employees are expected to put in a full day s work, hours may vary depending on customer requirements.
SKF Service Delivery is a 24/7 365 operation and technicians may be required to work overtime including weekends and holidays as customers request, as well as outside the US.

High school, vocational, engineering or technical degree preferred.
2 - 5 years of experience in the field
Work with Service Coordinator and Manager of Marine Services for agreement on your Individual Development Plan (IDP). Your plan should reflect your current and future career goals.
On Site Machining Equipment.
Alignment of Rotating Equipment.

Time Management
Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Look for ways to constantly improve processes for service projects.
Generate and deliver customer reports in a timely manner.
Communicate with your supervisor any discrepancies.

Time / Expense Reporting
Time should be entered on a weekly basis or per current requirements.
Ensure that work orders are issued prior to work being started.
Manage working hours as to be in compliance with contracts.
Manage overtime hours.
Manage PTO and plan for scheduling needs.
All travel and expenses are to comply with the SKF travel and expense policy

Follow SKF Code of Conduct and corporate compliance guidelines.
All SKF employees are accountable for their actions
You will be expected to abide by SKF and customer confidentially agreements.

Extensive experience in performing projects using Laser Alignment equipment, dial indicators, strain gauge measurements, and use of the Faro Laser Tracker.
Proficient with performing On Site Machining Projects.
Able to work with Microsoft Office Suite

Understand and comprehend SKF Alignment techniques and tolerances.

Understand and comprehend Machining tolerances.

Company Truck would be provided.
Extensive travel will be required to perform service projects. Potential training courses in Europe.

You are a self starter and can plan your time for effective utilization and allocation of your resources.

You have strong business, people, communication and professional skills.

You are fluent in spoken and written English.

You have a strong desire and enjoy a career in the Marine industry.

Our offer:
The opportunity for you to work in an innovative and well-equipped professional environment which is part of a large successful company with an excellent reputation. You will join a team of well-motivated colleagues.

We look forward to see you develop as a professional who creates a career in SKF and we will support your steps.

Enjoy an excellent compensation package with best in class benefits.

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