Plant Engineer

Employer
Elwood Professional
Location
York, PA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Plant Engineer York, PA Direct Hire Opportunity Salary is negotiable Please send updated resumes with salary expectations to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Company Profile: It all started in 1970 with a simple motor oil container. Today, this company is a global company whose stability, innovation and customizable services attract Fortune 500 firms and small independent businesses alike. And more than going the extra mile, they come to your plant with onsite manufacturing capabilities that are second to none. This company is all about finding solutions, whether you want to create a revolution or just restock. THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY: Plant Engineer The Plant Engineer is responsible for performing technical & project engineering duties to improve plant manufacturing performance, reduce costs, improve methods, and assist in machine maintenance and reliability. Focus includes building and grounds maintenance, environmental responsibility, and strong support of electrical control systems and PLC processes. The primary job rotations of a Plant Engineer may include: Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices. Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices. Prepares appropriation request for funding documents & manages those projects to completion Reviews contractor bids; interviews and assigns personnel to specific phases and elements of the project. Through project coordination meetings and other forms of communication, oversees and coordinates the technical aspects of the project Prepares status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors and schedules. Allocates project resources appropriately; approves expenditures; employee contractor contracts. Keeps an accurate record and electronic data base of all elements of the projects Presents procedures, rules and regulations to those involved in the project; maintains a safe, clean and productive environment through enforcing procedures. Maintains project integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations Originate and implement purchase order process, including vendor setup and SAP data entry and necessary reports Assist with continuous improvement programs (ie cycle improvement, light-weighting, downtime reduction, etc.) Uses A3 problem solving process to resolve issues at their source Work with other BU Team Members to develop standards and best practices to accomplish improved bottle quality and increase operating window for manufacturing processes Prepares appropriation request for funding documents & manages those projects to completion Audits production equipment for variances to standards Plant trainer for all high level activities surrounding the production equipment Acts as the lead for all new products and processes executed at the plant Support gathering collective knowledge to develop and maintain reaction plans Interfacing with operators, team leaders, and supervisors for productivity support Soliciting employee feedback and involvement to improve the equipment Ensuring the necessary knowledge owner inputs are solicited for process involvement and problem solving activities including: technical resources, production resources, and quality department resources Lead kaizen events, problem solving, and autonomous maintenance activities Respond appropriately to help chain calls Lead cross-functional (and cross-plant, when necessary) teams to implement process-related problem solving initiatives within the plant Lead investigation of key complaints and drive to true root cause and sustainable corrective actions Network with colleagues across business units and functions to leverage their expertise and experience in driving rapid problem resolution Drive operational excellence implementation using the proper tools (lean, TPM, six sigma) at the plant level Provide analytical support to continuously identify gaps, project opportunities, and solutions Identify opportunities to integrate continuous improvement into the day to day operations of the site Share best practices with other plants and teams, and drive "read-across" benefits Support goal of total employee involvement in continuous improvement activities through training and customer complaint resolution Responsible for development and execution of Plant Computerized Preventive Maintenance Program Responsible for development and implementation of Plant Predictive Maintenance Programs not limited to: Vibration, Oil Analysis, Ultrasonic and Infa Red Inspection Limited travel may be required. BACKGROUND PROFILE: Plant Engineer 5+ years' experience technical / supervisory experience in a production environment. Project management and environmental experience required. Plastics experience a plus. BA/BA degree strongly preferred in Electrical Engineering, minimum of AAS in Electrical Engineering. Continuous Improvement experience using LEAN or Six Sigma concepts preferred. SAP experience a plus. Plant Engineers are required to interact with other managers, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position: Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance. Computer usage and typing skills are essential. Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices. Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally. Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others. Please send updated resumes to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

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