Sr. Plant Engineer/Maintenance Manager - Facilities Management Job Post
Responsible for managing Maintenance, facilities and grounds staff with duties including the maintenance and repair of the production equipment, facilities, grounds, and refrigeration systems. Including, but not limited to Ammonia systems, Freon Systems, Air Compressors, Boilers, Pump Stations, Waste Water Monitoring, Air permitting, Spill Prevention Controls and Counter measures, Storm Water permit inspections, prepare all associated paperwork. Plant Engineer monitors applicable regulations and to provide technical support to plant and administrative personnel to ensure compliance with food safety, Federal, State and City safety, health and environmental regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned by Direct Manager including but not limited to the following:
• Responsible for all maintenance and alterations of refrigeration equipment, boilers, HVAC equipment, utilities and building repairs.
• Responsible for refrigeration compliance in PSM.
• Responsible for Compressed Air, Steam, and Cooling (Ammonia Refrigeration / Chilled Water, Electrical Supply, and Waste Water Treatment).
• Also included are Infrastructure Systems (Water, Gas, Sewer, and Electricity).
• Relevant activities would include capacity analysis, equipment & system layouts, and developing distribution networks for future growth.
• Strong Project Management and supervisory skills, strong written and verbal communication skills.
• The ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and the ability to establish and react to changing priorities.
• Relief support for other maintenance supervision and maintenance management.
• Updates and maintains CMMS integrity based on established standards and formats.
• Updates and maintains department library including equipment manuals and drawings for all equipment.
• Manages work orders by setting priorities, planning and scheduling based on availability of labor, parts and equipment.
• Measures work load efficiencies.
• Coordinates by scheduling during production and non-production periods and minimize required overtime through effective scheduling practices.
• Plans and schedules preventative and predictive work at facility including data collection and failure analysis.
• Reports weekly on results of preventative and predictive efforts, inventories, disbursements, downtime, work schedules, pm’s per mechanic, backlog hours, backorder duration, parts backorder.
While performing duties for this job the employee will likely be exposed to moving parts, electrical hazards, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or air borne particles, chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat and noise levels requiring hearing protection. Wearing Safety glasses may be required depending on area and task.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field is preferred, but not required, and can be considered in lieu of food industry experience.
• Experience in a USDA plant and general understanding of HACCP desired.
• Thorough understanding of commercial high speed bakery, production for frozen foods and packaging equipment
• Personal computer skills- Literate with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of MP2 is a plus.
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Leadership skills as they demonstrate the ability to lead a group of people with measurable results being achieved.