Job Description

Job Title: Engineering and Maintenance Manager
Job Location: California


  • Providing leadership in support of the organizations Safety Management Process
  • Ensuring the timely repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other facilities
  • Promoting the continual improvement of Plant Reliability, through proper support of Lean events, through capital investment and re-engineering projects that strive to offset maintenance materials inflation and to reduce plant downtime
  • Maintaining the efficiency and effectiveness of all production related manufacturing equipment and processes required to manufacture a high quality product in a repeatable and cost effective manner
  • Driving improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those related to products, equipment, human interface, and product quality
  • Ensuring new parts and optimization projects are completed by the required deadline, at reasonable cost, and with a robust process
  • Ensuring effective operation of the storeroom operation in support of the plants goals
  • Ensuring the plant IT/Network is effectively managed in support of the plants goals
  • Ensuring the required technical support for all critical process and product issue resolution is available for all product builds, process operations and facilities management
  • Approving all tooling, either manufactured or purchased, used in assigned functional area
  • Recommending and providing leadership support for the implementation of new process improvement projects related to safety, Plant Reliability, process effectiveness, and cost utilizing improvement systems/tools, such as Six Sigma, Lean, and 5S
  • Developing departmental goals and strategies consistent with Plant, Corporate, and Operational goals and provides the leadership for the planning process to meet these goals
  • Providing general direction and performance requirements for use of outside contractors and service representatives as it relates to engineering efforts 
  • Adhering to the values, beliefs, and principles pertaining to EHS
  • Managing general plant engineering projects and services
  • Preparing and managing capital budget for those projects related to general plant services and distribution
  • Leading in the implementation of repeatable processes to support selected process control systems and achieve desired results
  • Providing direction for the maintenance and storeroom group assuring that all processes are performed in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Overseeing the repair and maintenance of all facility equipment including, building, grounds, plant utilities, and manufacturing equipment
  • Developing and implementing selected process measurement to monitor manufacturing performance and system effectiveness
  • Ensuring compliance with all EPA, CalOSHA/OSHA, and other related regulatory requirement
  • Utilizing design of experiments and other appropriate techniques to evaluate process capabilities and monitor results
  • Scheduling and conducting design and post-audit reviews of new/current products to obtain the designed quality at the least cost

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Ten+ years of experience in heavy manufacturing industry
  • Five+ years of supervisory responsibility
  • Knowledge of Machine Shop Operations, Metal Fabrication, and mechanical assembly processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of Continuous Improvement tools and approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Problem Solving, Kanban, Process Mapping, etc.)
  • Experience developing and managing capital improvement projects
  • Must understand systems, design of repeatable processes, and utilize SPC when appropriate
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to function in a semi-autonomous environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

QBH#: 2206

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