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Engineering Manager - Salida

Company: Blue Diamond Growers
Location: Salida
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Leads, develops and provides strategic direction to the engineering, maintenance teams, and site master plan process to meet the goals of the Blue Diamond Grower's Global Supply Team, specifically in the 5 key focus areas of Safety, Quality, Service, Performance and People., Collaborates with cross-functional departments to ensure the proper implementation of projects, maintenance best practices (standards and programs), training, and processes to ensure delivery in the five key focus areas. Leads through continuous improvement and innovation to ensure high performing targets are delivered.Job Description:ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Leads, organizes, develops and provides strategic direction to the engineering team (responsible for both industrial and product engineering initiatives), plant maintenance team (mechanical, electrical, controls, automation and facilities), and capital projects to meet company objectives resulting in margin enhancement for the manufacturing site but also Global Supply as a whole.
  • Oversees site master plan to ensure capital expenditure process delivers objectives for ongoing needs and innovation.
  • Manages capital expenditure process with site master plan to ensure proper planning exists for strategic plan horizon as well as managing execution of projects.
  • Ensures that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Drives continuous improvement methodologies to ensure strong execution of projects.
  • Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
  • Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine cost benefit and financial feasibility.
  • Coordinates with corporate resources to ensure site and projects are compliant with environmental regulations and requirements.
  • Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records, budgets, and project team meetings to inform management of status of each project.
  • Manages the maintenance process for the site to ensure that mechanical, electrical, controls and industrial needs are met.
  • Collaborates with other cross-functional stakeholders to ensure that key performance indicators are met and sustained, aligning resources, and sustaining systems as needed to ensure compliance.
  • Ensures that maintenance systems are effective for all lines and equipment including spare parts management, preventative maintenance process, line overhauls, and building and facility maintenance.
  • Leads plant maintenance and engineering teams through goal setting and execution that align with BDG corporate and site key performance indicators.
  • Partners on individual development and stretch goals with direct and indirect reports.
  • Responsible for key performance indicator management, problem solving tools, direction setting meetings, and standards and routines.
  • Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds or allocates funds from the department budget.
  • Recommends budgets to leaders, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvement.
  • Reviews operations and plans to meet requirements for sales planning and to ascertain engineering requirements to develop new markets.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assignedMINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering.
    • 7 years of plant maintenance, project management, manufacturing experience or the equivalent.
    • Previous people leadership experience.
    • Experience leading large capital projects.
    • Proficient in computer skills using software in word processing, spreadsheets and relational database systems.
    • Experienced in preparing a detailed operating budget and interpreting financial analysis.
    • Possess thorough knowledge of manufacturing equipment or like equipment, including troubleshooting, setting preventative maintenance schedules and updating as required.
    • Must have a good understanding of SPC and/or associated tools.
    • Experience performing detailed maintenance and capital planning schedules to ensure long and short-term production requirements are met.
    • Experienced working under and meeting tight deadlines.PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES
      • CPG food or beverage manufacturing experience.
      • Electrical Engineering or Controls Engineering experience.
      • Experience developing, implementing, and managing continuous improvement initiatives.
      • Experience working proactively as a member of a project team or organization.
      • Experience communicating (both written and verbal) as well as working with various levels within an organization.
      • Ability to build or influence a maintenance program resulting in strong preventative measures and strong development of technical skill sets
      • Skilled at explaining technical processes to an audience possessing varying levels of technical acumen.
      • Skilled in operating with a great degree of flexibility resulting from ever changing market conditions.SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS
        • 1-5Titles of Direct Reports
          • Manager-Maintenance, Project Engineer, and their direct reports.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
            • Must be able to physically move throughout the facility, including climbing multiple flights of stairs, ladders, elevated catwalks and tight access areas. Able to sit/work at a desk for extended periods of time doing things such as analytical work or reports, which requires focus, while utilizing a computer. Weekend work required as needed.WORK ENVIRONMENT
              • Must be able to work in a plant environment being exposed to dust, high noise levels, extreme temperature and humidity fluctuations, dirty work conditions, fumes and odors from welding and other maintenance processes, poor lighting, and wet operation work conditions. Typical conditions may include prolonged sitting, standing and walking. Must be able to work all shifts.Education:Bachelors (Required)Other Job Details:Work Shift:DayPay Type:SalaryHourly Rate (if applicable):N/AGrow your career. Partner with us. We Are the Almond People!Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

Keywords: Blue Diamond Growers, Modesto , Engineering Manager - Salida, Engineering , Salida, California

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