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Sr. Manager, Engineering & Maintenance

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Carrington, ND

Posted 2 weeks ago

This role is part of the plant leadership team and has a broad range of technical responsibilities including: owning the plant engineering strategy and execution, developing a proactive maintenance program, providing technical expertise to production, and driving continuous improvement across manufacturing. This position uses continuous improvement, plant engineering, and preventative/predictive maintenance methodologies to drive significant improvements in manufacturing efficiencies.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Develop the 3-5 year capital plan strategy for the site on equipment and systems that will need refurbishment, replacement, or upgrade.
  • Responsible for overseeing development, planning, and execution of small and large capital projects for plant operations. Responsibilities include: defining project scope, developing solutions, and partnering with vendors, consultants, and contractors to develop and install projects. Drive control schedule to accomplish projects on time and within cost estimate
  • Ability to define cost savings and financial justification for CAPEX investments
  • Lead team in the identification of production and process changes, partner with operations leadership to develop and implement engineering improvements, resulting in greater operational efficiencies
  • Set vision for the maintenance function to achieve high equipment performance. Implement proactive strategies such as criticality analyses, PM optimization, reliability-centered maintenance, predictive maintenance to drive high reliability across the plant production assets.
  • Ensure vision is set and resources available to strategically develop technical skill sets for maintenance staff; partner with Human Resources to establish clear employee development programs and external talent pipelines for skilled trades
  • Manage a portfolio of lean projects directed at reducing waste and improving quality to provide greater value; implements such tools as: 5S, KPI, SMED, VSM, and Kaizen.
  • Train and lead cross-functional continuous improvement teams including advancement of the understanding of lean principles (TPM) and techniques; focusing on measurable quality, service, and cost improvements
  • Provide technical guidance, training, and development for the engineering and maintenance team members; assist in setting annual operational targets and help drive improvements to achieve those targets
  • Partner with company leadership to proactively identify and execute on continuous improvement opportunities in the areas of: safety, food safety, quality, productivity, and sanitation
Contact the Recruiter:
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Simon Ohannes
Talent Advisor
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Simon Ohannes
Talent Advisor
sohannes@messinagroupinc.com
(847) 692-0627
(847) 692-0627
I am compelled to share that I had a wonderful and rewarding dialogue with Simon throughout my job search process! Kudos to Messina, as they have top-notch professionals/human beings, representing them and Simon is without a doubt one of them.
– Matthew L | Director of Operations
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