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Plant Engineer

Bridgeton, Missouri · Manufacturing
Job Title: Plant Engineer
Department: Operations
Reports To: President
FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary Plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery in industrial plant: Establishes standards and policies for pollution control, installation, modification, quality control, testing, operating procedure, inspection, and maintenance of equipment, according to engineering principles and safety regulations. Critical activities include researching expansion and upgrade projects, developing capital requests for new machines and processing lines, working with new product development to introduce new products and innovations, and continuous improvement in safety, quality, and efficiency. Multi- site facilities with some travel required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Directs maintenance of plant buildings and coordinates requirements for new designs, surveys, and maintenance schedules for equipment and machinery.
Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition
Administer and resolve all technical maintenance issues.
Maintain an efficient and safe working environment for all employees.
Ensure compliance to all state and federal regulations and design appropriate plant maintenance programs to reduce all downtime.
Manage manufacturing of all products effectively and implement.
Monitor all capital improvement projects and organize various performance appraisals and recommend training programs as per requirement.
Perform regular audit on all safety control programs.
Design efficient training programs and prepare all short and long term programs and ensure achievement of all objectives with required budget.
Prepare reports for all client activities and ensure compliance to all state and federal laws.
Prepare an efficient schedule for all production operations and assist in installation and maintenance of all machines and tools.
Collaborate with various departments to maintain mechanical integrity of all plant programs.
Administer all activities and assist in manufacturing of all new products and recommend improvements to existing products.
Design all preventive maintenance programs in coordination with maintenance and engineering staff.
Evaluate all production activities and prepare reports for all activities and inspect all associate plant machines and equipment.
Analyze all equipment requirements and assist in requisition of all tools and equipment.
Resolve all maintenance issues and recommend improvements to same if required.
Maintain and review everyday logs and assist to resolve all issues and provide support to all engineering activities and participate in all facilities maintenance meetings.
Review and recommend improvements of all SOP procedures and perform troubleshoot on all plant activities and resolve all issues and assist facilities manager to implement all changes.
Validate all systems and prepare required documents for all installation proves.
Provide an efficient interface with all automation and validation processes sand provide training to all engineers and mechanics.
Provide an efficient interface with engineering department to evaluate all upcoming capital projects and analyze and obtain required feedback for all equipment and layouts.
Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    
Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience                                                   
Bachelor's degree in electrical, process, or mechanical engineering, or equivalent combination of education with 10 years of experience
Experience in consumer-packaged goods, Lean Manufacturing, and root cause analysis
PLC experience (Allen-Bradleys, ControlLogix, MicroLogix, RSLogix)
Six Sigma
Language Skills                                                
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills                                                     
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability                                             
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills                                               
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet Explorer Internet software; Amtech, RPM, and PDE Manufacturing software; GHG Time System Software; Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Word Processing software.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Boxes, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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