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Company: O-I
Location: Tracy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Combustion Engineer- Tracy, CA

+ Job ID #:7285

+ Functional Area:Manufacturing

+ Position Type:Full-Time Regular

+ Relocation Provided:

+ Location:Tracy, CA

+ Department:Operations/Manufacturing

+ Education Required:High School Diploma

+ Experience Required:5 - 7 Years

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Position Description:

**About O-I:**

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 world.

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 service.

+ 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 with supervisor.

+ 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 equipment.

+ Directs activities of the furnace tenders and the hot repair crew.

+ Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations.

Position Requirements:

**What we offer at O-I:**

+ Opportunity for future growth and advancement

+ Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

+ Comprehensive benefits package

+ and much more...

**Next Steps:**

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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Tracy , Engineer, Other , Tracy, California

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