Facilities Engineer
MEDINA, OH Engineering

The Facilities Engineer will be responsible for supporting the maintenance and facilities department engineers and technical staff in the maintenance of all equipment and facility systems with an emphasis on mechanical power transmission, hydraulics, and pneumatics. This includes, but is not limited to, mechanical and hydraulic presses, furnaces, grinders, steel preparation and coating equipment, gear shapers, robotics, CNC machining centers, dust and fume collection equipment, transformers, switchgears, HVAC equipment and fire suppression systems. 


  • Respond to machine breakdowns. Work with maintenance personnel to troubleshoot and modify existing equipment systems, engineer solutions for corrective and preventive actions, and lead the implementation of the solutions
  • Recommend the acquisition of capital equipment and equipment improvement projects based on assessments of the existing equipment and facility in order to meet new business demands, improve processes and safety, and decrease downtime. Prepare and submit capital project proposals. Manage the capital project from approval to completion
  • Upgrade existing equipment for enhanced safety, functionality, and/or reliability
  • Perform failure analysis on equipment
  • Lead machine rebuild projects. This will include assessment of the machine, identification of scope of work, developing a budget and timeline, preparation of a project proposal, acquisition of needed parts and materials, management of the technical staff during the rebuild process, and recommissioning
  • Support the installation of new equipment or rearrangement of existing equipment, including managing timelines, creating equipment layouts, planning for utility connections, and managing rigging and trucking
  • Assist the process engineering department to ensure appropriate selection, timely installation and start-up, and budget management for capital projects
  • Facilitate the design, installation, and maintenance of new and existing dust collection and fume extraction systems
  • Drive improvements in the information, reporting, and work flow of our Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Support the Carlisle Operating System (lean manufacturing) with an emphasis on improving our Total Productive Maintenance initiative
  • Participate on the safety committee and continuously drive safety improvements to our equipment and facility
  • Support efforts to remain compliant in ISO/TS 16949


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification preferred

Work Experience: 

  • Ideal candidate would be a “hands-on” person with a minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bias toward action: Demonstrated ability to get individuals and teams to take action without direct authority 
  • Experience in a management or supervisory role
  • Knowledge of diverse manufacturing processes
  • Proficient in the use of 2D/3D software such as Pro/Engineer (PTC Creo) and AutoCAD
  • Familiar with 6-Sigma and Lean tools and concepts
  • Basic PLC and electrical experience


  • Basic computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office is required
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Pro/ENGINEER a plus