Combustion Engineer- Tracy, CA
+ Job ID #:7285
+ Functional Area:Manufacturing
+ Position Type:Full-Time Regular
+ Relocation Provided:
+ Location:Tracy, CA
+ Education Required:High School Diploma
+ Experience Required:5 - 7 Years
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Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold
beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water
to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I
and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the
O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure,
sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's
best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high
quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food,
non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
**The** **Combustion Engineer** **should have:**
+ You are preferred to have a bachelor's degree in Ceramic,
Chemical, Materials Science or related Engineering field
+ You must have 1-2 years of experience in a manufacturing
facility or related field
**In the first 6 months, you'll:**
+ Relieve other department supervisors as required. In this
position, you will work in partnership with the Batch and Furnace
Manager and the Production and Quality Managers, to produce glass
containers at continuously improving levels of quality and
efficiency while providing a high level of technical expertise and
+ Be accountable for efficient and improved combustion glass
conditioning systems and increased furnace life through proper
control of fuel consumption, heating and melting temperatures.
+ Regularly checks all furnace operating conditions, including
location of air within tank, location of air within tack dampers,
type of furnace flame, wind in refiner areas, temperature
gradients, regenerators pressures, amount of dry batch in checkers,
checker erosion, amount of waste gas, slag formation, etc. Analyze
data and takes corrective action or makes recommendations to
supervisor as to further action required.
+ Directs maintenance of various electric motors, gear reduction
equipment, environmental control systems, water jackets, batch
screw, feeders, etc. Take appropriate correction action.
+ Checks regularly the furnace melting quality. Takes bottle
samples and, as required, sends to Engineering for analysis.
Receives instructions from Glass Engineering relative to
adjustments in batch, temperatures, etc. Also takes a daily bottle
sample from each furnace, checks light transmission quality against
customer standards and advises supervisor to adjust coloring.
+ Prepares regular and special reports, charts, and tables
relative to furnace operations. Includes daily furnace load report,
which is used to establish load limits designed to properly balance
maximum pull and maximum furnace life. Sets limits in conjunction
+ Responsible for assisting in department preventative
maintenance and safety programs. Makes regular inspections;
receives notice of problems from other department personnel; issues
necessary work orders; follows up to insure completion.
+ Consults with supervisor, advises and makes recommendations to
supervisor concerning methods, procedures, personnel and
+ Directs activities of the furnace tenders and the hot repair
+ Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety
and environmental regulations.
**What we offer at O-I:**
+ Opportunity for future growth and advancement
+ Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution &
+ Comprehensive benefits package
+ and much more...
If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open,
curious and collaborative, we'd like to hear from you.
O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that
attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture
that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while
encouraging growth and rewarding performance.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a
medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order
to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact
O-I at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your
request and your contact information.