Plant Engineer - CRT1053
Our Client has recently sold off a portion of their business and thus their yearly total revenue has dropped to around $50 – $70 Million a year with approximately a total head count of between 90-100 full time employees. This privately owned OEM has been in business for over 100 years and continues to market and sell their products internationally.
Their product is for a niche market that they have worked in for over a century and they continue to grow that market. Theirs is a special product produced with a very high level of quality and due to their stringent manufacturing guidelines their product increases the life of their customers business.
Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of all personnel (company and contract) involved in the maintenance, alteration and repair of equipment, buildings, structures and facilities, the movement, installation, repair and overhaul of machines, tools and plant equipment and the formulation and effective implementation of preventive maintenance programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for all associates
Coordinate planning and scheduling, maintain machines, equipment and facilities, buildings, structures etc. at the most economical minimum loss of production time and without interruption of production schedules
Responsible for direct reports across multiple shifts, including hiring, directing activities, training and developing skills, appraising, rewarding and disciplining performance
Monitor environmental conditions to ensure compliance and work closely with environmental agency personnel and consultants on resolutions to environmental and safety issues
Research, plan and prepare Capital Appropriation Requests for approval relative to procurement of capital equipment, expansion construction, major maintenance projects, service contracts, etc.
Maintain close surveillance over operations to assure schedules, quality of workmanship, utilization of personnel and trade skills, through proper diagnosis of machine and equipment malfunction and to analyze extent or scope of needed maintenance
Ensure reliable operation of plant equipment and develop methods to enhance or upgrade manufacturing processes to eliminate waste, reduce cost and improve overall production productivity
Responsible for development and execution of preventative maintenance programs based on vendor recommendations
Supervise inventories of machine replacement parts, materials and supplies to see that such are maintained at proper levels
Works with engineering and maintenance to develop and execute long-range programs, to include capacity planning, equipment and strategic capital investments
Work constructively with the Operations team to resolve issues, improve plant productivity and resolve technical and engineering problems that affect day to day operations
Keep well informed on new developments and techniques in the engineering, maintenance and managerial fields related to plant engineering
Responsible for identification, documentation, segregation, evaluation and disposition of non-conforming product, services and systems
All department processes and procedures documented and the appropriate individual(s) trained and cross-trained as necessary
Completed 4 yr. Degree in Engineering or related field
Vocational and / or apprenticeship trades training
5+ years’ Experience in Product / Manufacturing environment
ISO and Product Management Knowledge / Experience
Knowledge and Understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and PLC control systems; Knowledge & Understanding and the ability to do CNC programming
Proficient Verbal and Written English Communication Skills
Experience working with newer technology in a manufacturing environment
Experience in the Management of Capital Improvements in a manufacturing environment
Management of younger engineers and technicians
Setting up and Managing PLC Control Systems
Experience dealing and managing the set up new equipment in a manufacturing environment
- Base Salary Range (DOE): $80-115 K
- Exceptional Incentive Bonus Program
- Excellent Benefits Package