Plant Engineer in Mechanicsburg PA

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Dairy Farmers of America
Plant Engineer
Job ID: 
Mechanicsburg PA
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Job Types:
Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Plant Engineer

General Purpose:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the oversight of the maintenance functions, engineering, and site facilities. The Engineering Manager works closely with plant management, plant employees, and serves as a liaison with the DFA enterprise wide functional departments such as Quality Assurance and Compliance, Human Resources, Accounting, Engineering, Purchasing, Research and Development, and Risk Management. Specifically, the Plant Engineering Manager is responsible for the performance of the Maintenance Department. This position will develop engineering plans to support current and future plant requirements and developing systems in critical areas such as preventative maintenance, spare parts inventories, and work order systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and manage the department s budget to ensure financial goals are met or exceeded.
  • Manage Capital and Expense Projects to meet scope, budget and timeline as defined.
  • Develop, implement and maintain maintenance related systems to support the continuous manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure the department s activities remain in or exceed the standards and specifications established by Quality Assurance.
  • Coordinate with on-site staff, DFA Management and, when necessary, NACP Management to review and approve plans for new equipment installation and layout to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Engage and interact with personnel on a regular basis assisting them with their concerns and questions.
  • Drive key performance indicators throughout the organization and participate in making corrective action recommendations and manage successful implementation for necessary changes.
  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities to ensure plant sustainability.
  • Manage employee s performance through establishing expectations, holding people accountable and developing the understanding of the sense of urgency.
  • Partner with other departments regarding the resolution of ongoing problems, the implementation of new procedures or process, and the injection of new products or product lines
  • Ensure good business communication practices are engaged at all levels to ensure key stakeholders are well informed and have the ability to appropriately respond.
  • Ensure all process changes, equipment changes, or product changes are understood by affected employees in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to work off/any shift(s) if necessary. Must be able to receive calls pertaining to plant issues when not on duty.
  • Must adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Follows all DFA GMP s and works in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required
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