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JOB TITLE: Project/Maintenance Engineer FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Plant Manager
General Summary: Responsible
for planning and overseeing facility projects to ensure timely completion and
within budget. Responsible for overall Maintenance operations of the facility
while keeping the company goals and objectives evident. Maintains the
leadership and management of Maintenance department personnel by enforcing
policies and procedures. Effectively coordinates with other departments to
ensure maximum efficiency and production of the facility while maintaining a
Essential Duties and
- Plans and
oversees projects to ensure timely completion and within budget.
pursues projects that will increase plant efficiency and optimization of
the removal, installation, overhaul, lubrication and cleaning of all
equipment associated with the production of ethanol. Including but not
limited to: coordinating the engineering for new equipment or system
upgrades, selecting and ordering equipment, management of contactors and
construction projects, and maintaining project budgets and documents.
communicates with various members of the management team to ensure the
project vision, company vision and timeline align.
for the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor including
delegating responsibilities as needed to keep the department working
in the development of Maintenance Supervisor and Technicians including
knowledge sharing/training, conducting performance reviews, providing
counseling to employees in the form of verbal and written corrective
closely with Maintenance Supervisor to develop preventive maintenance cycles
based on equipment manufacturer recommendations, adjusting to plant
experience. Periodically reviews the work order/preventative maintenance
backlog to ensure timeliness of repairs and problem resolution.
effective communication with all areas of the plant ensuring problems and
tasks are addressed in a timely manner.
Predictive Maintenance to minimize life cycle cost of equipment &
annual plant shutdown including developing a comprehensive task list of
items to be performed during the outage, coordinate with contractors to
complete projects on anticipated time schedule
maintain various computer programs to log purchasing, receiving, and
invoice reconciliation for all parts.
equipment, instrument and electrical work as needed.
all stock levels for parts to ensure parts are available according to
business need. Effectively manage aging reports to adjust minimum/maximum
stock levels and source parts based on equipment specifications, price,
availability and quality.
with all city, state and federal regulations.
required training, participates in additional Management training and
attends additional training/conferences as recommended by the company.
Required Knowledge, Skills,
and Abilities: To perform
the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following
competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
solving skills – ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
communication skills – ability to speak clearly and persuasively in
positive or negative situations.
– ability to delegate work assignments, gives authority to work
independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
skills – ability to direct staff in planning, decision-making,
facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff;
provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills
and encourages growth.
management – ability to look for ways to improve and promote quality and
demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
- Judgment –
displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate
judgment and makes timely decisions.
– ability to prioritize and plan work activities, uses time efficiently
and develops realistic action plans.
– ability to effectively schedule staff for care of daily tasks and
- Safety and
security – actively promotes and personally observes safety and security
procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s
degree in Engineering. Prior maintenance experience is required. Prior management
experience is preferred.
Physical Requirements: Must
have ability to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, work at heights of up
to 150 feet, and stand/walk for long periods of time.
Work areas are exposed to all elements of weather, loud noise, and dusty
conditions. Must be able to work safely with exposure to chemicals and while
working with heavy moving machinery.
This job description in no way states or
implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee
incumbent in this position. Employee
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform
any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments.