Plant Engineer

Nashville, NC

Post Date: 08/30/2017 Job ID: 7723 Industry: Engineering

Plant Engineer


Job Description:

The Plant Engineer will perform functions to direct and coordinate all aspects of activities involved in the areas of equipment installations, general repairs, power plant operations, building and ground maintenance. The Plant Engineer will be responsible for the development of new ideas for equipment that will enhance the operation of the facility. The Plant Engineer will report directly to the Plant Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor s Degree in engineering preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Minimum of 5 years experience in food processing/pharmaceutical experience preferred.



  • Knowledgeable in the areas of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and theory of machinery.



  • Capable of producing working drawings both manually and on CAD systems.



  • Competent in both design and drafting.



  • Sanitary equipment design.



  • Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills.



  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.



  • Experienced with both managerial and financial principles.



  • Adapt to frequent changes in climate, environment, workload and schedules.



Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to and enforce company policies, safety procedures and good manufacturing practices.



  • Supervise, direct and coordinate equipment installations, general repairs, power plant operations, building and ground maintenance.



  • Continually monitor plant to ensure efficient evaporation operations.



  • Monitor factory inventory of parts.



  • Assure that equipment and facility are properly maintained for efficient production



  • Communicate with plant management on equipment installations.



  • Monitor plant fire control system and coordinate through plant maintenance.



  • Make recommendations for improved efficiency of plant operations.



  • Partners with members of management to accomplish objectives.



  • Recordkeeping as required.



  • Other duties may be assigned.



  • Food Processing/Pharmaceutical: 5 years



Physical Demands:

  • Lifting up to 40-50 pounds occasionally.



  • Ability to lift arms above shoulder height repetitively for duration of shift during periods of area cleaning.



  • Visual attention for inspection of equipment.




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