Gray Iron Castings & Disamatic Molding in Ohio | OSCO Industries

Plant Engineering Technician

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering Department manages capital projects and improvements at all (3) of OSCO’s manufacturing plants (Portsmouth, New Boston & Jackson).

The Plant Engineering Technician will be an integral team member in the development of projects/services for the manufacturing plants and will follow through with implementation of work required for completion.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Integrate ideas, process needs, and equipment into a generally accepted plan for a project. Then provide cost estimates, justifications, and designs for the required systems and/or equipment.
  • When projects are approved and assigned, provide direction for drawings, quotations, and coordination with suppliers, contractors, and OSCO personnel for timely installation.
  • Assist in new equipment start-up, parts list development, and Maintenance direction documents.
  • Maintain Plant Engineering files and preparation of Engineering drawings (CAD files).
  • Performance of field work (inside manufacturing plant environment) such as measurements, selection of methods of fabrication, and collection of data for as-built drawings.
  • Generate and maintain contractor, supplier, service, and equipment builder relationships necessary for the effective execution of the job responsibilities.
  • Work with all OSCO personnel to anticipate future environmental/industry trends so that current projects will position processes and equipment to meet the Company’s long-term goals.


  • Day shift – Monday to Friday


  • Minimum (2) year Engineering degree or equivalent experience


  • Ability to use current CAD software (AutoCAD) and to field measure equipment, structures, etc. to produce precise Engineering drawings.
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with leadership, employees, contractors, vendors, and customers.
  • Desire to learn, accept new challenges, and willingness to grow and advance within the company.
  • Ability to work independently or cooperatively to deliver required results.
  • Possess an attention to detail – take ownership of projects/tasks and see them through completion.


  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement/profit sharing
  • 401K
  • Health insurance (including reimbursement for dental & vision)
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off