Engineer / Maintenance Manager


Atlanta, GA

Industry: Food & Beverage


5 - 7 years

Posted 280 days ago

  by    Mark Crist

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The Engineering/Maintenance Manager works under limited supervision to lead and coordinate the activities of the regional Engineering/Maintenance Department to design, process, develop, produce, improve, and test components and systems within the company?s manufacturing operations. As a subject matter expert and resource on projects, this role will require advanced technical knowledge, in addition to ensuring that the plant equipment is operational and in safe working condition and prevents production down time at all times. The coordination efforts consist of both inside maintenance and outside contractors. 


?         Works closely with the Maintenance Team to coordinate improvement projects (Capital and Local Budget)

?         Promotes and facilitates safe work practices at all times. Takes appropriate actions to ensure the safety of all team members.

?         Create a safe work environment by embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive environment where all team members are treated both equally and with respect. Adhere to all company safety policies and plant policies and procedures

?         Responsible for the development and implementation of programs and procedures to maximize production, minimize waste, increase capacity and efficiencies and maintain product quality and integrity

?         Supports the D.O.M.E. Pillars and by leading and sponsoring FI Teams for the continued improvement of operations

?         Constantly evaluates team performance to efficiently coordinate the necessary resources for schedule attainment

?         Coaches, teaches, coordinates, and evaluates programs for team members to develop skills advantageous to the company?s needs and goals

?         Operational responsibilities include Controlling Costs in:

?            Raw ingredients ? Packaging and Ingredients

?            Direct Labor ?Staffing Levels and OT

?            Operating Expenses including Overhead Spend

?         Provides planning, direction, and coordination for all engineering and maintenance activities to achieve optimal use of Team Members, equipment, and materials to include the maintenance of buildings, grounds and electrical.

?         Provides oversight to project teams and activities during the development of new products, equipment, and other large scale projects for the regional operations.

?         Ensures all related functions are fulfilling the necessary requirements and tracking towards scheduled completion.

?         Collaborates with the necessary members of the team to develop and modify products in an organized and expedient manner.

?         Completes duties within overall project schedules and budgets.

?         Manage pro-active maintenance to include all equipment and machinery in the plant. Keep equipment and machinery in safe working condition

?         Work safely and maintain a safe work environment following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and food safety practices

?         Work safely and maintain a safe work environment following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and food safety practices

?         Work with workforce on continuous improvement to plant equipment and practices in cost, quality, service and safety. Identify and execute opportunities to improve plant equipment

?         Facilitate a safe work environment through auditing and inspecting areas for safety hazards and observing team member safe work habits. Corrects all OSHA violations and potential hazards in a timely manner.

?         Manage the development of the maintenance staff

?         Manage maintenance and repair spending within budget levels, to include capital projects

?         Exposure to and experience with GMP, FDA Standards, International Food Standard (IFS), American Institute of Baking (AIB) standards, understand Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs, OSHA standards and plant safety programs

?         Other duties as assigned by plant leadership



?         Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering, IndustrialTechnology, or related discipline; Master?s Degree a plus.

?         5-7 years of related experiences within a manufacturing facility; Food industry experience is preferred.

?         5-7 years of managerial experiences with progressive responsibilities.

?         Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities within structured timeframes.

?         Good verbal and written communication skills essential, good computer skills essential



?         CIP ? Clean In Process experience

?         Anhydrous Ammonia cooling system experience