Mechanical Engineer – Infrastructure Process Area

Perrysburg, OH, United States

O-I logo


O-I crafts the iconic as the world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer

View all employer listings

Apply now Apply later

Company 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.

With 25,000 + employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning 72 plants in 20 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging. From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Job Description

About the role:

This is a newly created position to assist our engineering team. In this position you will have the opportunity to work in a very collaborative cross-functional team with people who are passionate about what they do. Also, you will be responsible for design and install glass manufacturing support systems for glass manufacturing facilities in a global environment. Provide technical support for construction project development, design, planning, implementation and renovations. Review new technology for glass manufacturing systems, provide technical assistance on corporate programs and initiatives.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide applicable engineering construction drawings of noted systems with engineering designs that meet the customer needs and standards / codes applicable to the customers country in a cost effective manner.
  • Provide and/or develop technical expertise to design, install, troubleshoot mechanical support systems including compressed air creation through end use, recirculated cooling water, process cooling air, shear spray, surface treatment, city water, Oxygen supply, natural gas, process cooling air, process vacuum systems, property and equipment fire protection systems, glass furnace exhaust emissions abatement systems, environmental compliance systems of air and surface water, and general HVAC.
  • Provide and/or develop technical expertise to design, install, troubleshoot material handling systems including, raw material unloading, conveying and storage, material weigh, conveying, mixing, delivery to the furnace, post mixer delivery weigh, distribution of colorant materials, dust containment methods during unloading, mixing and delivery of batch materials, unloading, crushing, storage, weigh and delivery of crushed glass cullet to the process, storage, weigh and delivery of furnace abatement emission dust collected for reuse in the glass making process, support to the Process control group for batching control systems. 
  • Provide technical expertise, project management oversite and leadership to third party engineering firms responsible for material handling project scope, design, and installation of the projects.
  • Provide support to corporate procurement involving equipment specifications, quoting, technical reviews of quote comparisons, vendor and company / national account initiatives. 
  • Provide department management with budget, and scheduling requirements on all internal and third party engineering projects.
  • Provide on-site management of system construction, modification and troubleshooting.
  • Provide input to Manufacturing for capital funding on systems to meet company long-term goals and needs and infrastructure support.
  • Provide technical support to all departments including R&D, Corporate Engineering, Europe and Americas South engineering team regarding project development, implementation, maintenance, modification/improvement, and training.


About you:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience acting as a Project Manager for mechanical projects
  • Intermediate level knowledge of AutoCAD & Windchill data management software.
  • Knowledge of glass manufacturing process and related systems, preferred
  • Professional Engineer, preferred
  • LSS GB, or BB, preferred
  •  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Tools.
  •  Minimum 10 years of experience in manufacturing industries process / engineering. Preferable in glass manufacturing projects.

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 30% of travel is required.

Additional Information

What we offer:

The opportunity to help build something, new experiences, and a culture where you can shine.

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply now or for a confidential conversation please email Nathalia Lima .

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

Tags: Compliance Cross-functional Data management Excel HR Manufacturing Powerpoint Project management R&D Training

Perks/benefits: Career development Startup environment Travel

Region: North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  6  2  0
Categories: Cloud Jobs Dev Jobs
  • Share this job via
  • or

Other jobs like this

Explore more Remote Work and WFH career opportunities

Find open roles in Engineering, Design, Data, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Support and more, filtered by job title or popular skill, toolset and products used.