Engineering Manager CA

Direct Hire

The Engineering Manager will provide technical support for continuing operations focusing on areas of production efficiencies, safe operations and reliable manufacturing systems. Plan, organize and direct engineering activities to meet new process or production development objectives, increased capacity requirements, and improvement of existing equipment and productions lines. The Engineering Manager will provide leadership and guidance to ensure effective team development capably of meeting company initiatives and goals. • Deliver Capital Projects that drive organizational capabilities. • Develop and manage project plans – identify necessary resources to complete project, generate project plan and phases, obtain and review bids from contractors, determine and assign resources and participants needed to achieve project goal, map out timeline and budget. • Provide technical knowledge and evaluation of the project layout and specifications, including prints, designs, drawings, specifications, tooling and process maintenance necessary to support new or improved facilities and equipment and human resource requirements. • Effectively communicate project expectations and project updates to affected internal customers and other stakeholders in a clear and timely manner. • Manage project resources, track project milestones and deliverables; monitor and evaluate performance of contractors, vendors, suppliers, ensure tasks are completed on time, within budget and with high level of quality; utilize progress reports and staff conferences to monitor and communicate progress. • Develop, prepare, and present project status reports and presentations. Collect, analyze and summarize information trends. Propose actions based on data, assessment and input from team. • Complete project close-out deliverables, conduct project evaluation/assessment on completed projects to identify areas of success and areas that did not meet desired outcomes. Create a recommendations report to address outstanding issues. • Manage the capital budget for the site including setting budget, defining annual plans, trending costs, explaining variances. • Prepare annual capital budget and maintenance budgets. Manage capital and maintenance spending to plan. Prepare periodic spending reports for management reviews. • Enforce company design standards and project management procedures. Provide direction and oversite for all capitol and maintenance projects. • Provide technical resourcing and expertise to achieve optimum performance of production processes. • Provide leadership for departmental employees through effective communication, coaching, training and development. Define future state, set departmental goals for engineering and maintenance, and communicate goals with staff, gain support and commitment. • Recommend methods, materials, and layouts for improvement based on manufacturing needs and capabilities; team with internal customers to ensure support and input. • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering – Chemical, Industrial, or Mechanical • Ten years’ experience in 24/7 manufacturing environment; understanding of utility, electrical, refrigeration, HVAC with oversight of maintenance programs and process control systems; construction contract administration experience; work in food industry preferred. • Proficient in current computer software – Microsoft Office, MS Project; AutoCAD preferred; CMMS. Our hiring process is adapted to the challenges of the times. We work with applicants who need accommodations throughout the hiring process and will assist those who need help interviewing virtually. The health and safety of all current and prospective employees is our top priority. Precautionary measures at our facilities include health and temperature checks, increased cleaning of common areas, limiting visitors, and limiting travel.

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