Engineer, Plant Job Description

Engineer, Plant Job Description

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Engineer, plant provides maintenance support for the electrical phases of buildings, building automation/controls, Programmable Logic Controllers, equipment installations, utility systems and grounds.

Engineer, Plant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain maintenance schedules for every equipment in the plant
Obtain quotes for Plant consumables, Equipment spares in line with company policies
Responsible for equipment PFMEA
Offers ideas that improve quality indicators, in line with cost, investment and service goals
Drive culture of safety
Performs standard engineering assignments which can be non-routine in nature and are typically plant upgrades / improvements
Implements and supports computer aided maintenance management system
Justify and implement capital projects as determined by the strategic requirements of the site in relation to the needs of the region
Function as project lead in the management and execution of large scale capital investment projects for the site
Keep contractor database current

Engineer, Plant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Engineer, Plant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, FE, RCDD, LEED, BESA, CEM, CMRP, ISO, BB, GBPL

Education for Engineer, Plant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the engineer, plant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Education, Industrial, Manufacturing, Technical, Chemical Engineering, Science, Project Management

Skills for Engineer, Plant

Desired skills for engineer, plant include:

Building automation maintenance
Structures and components
Applicable discipline codes
Standards and regulatory requirements related to the nuclear power industry
Common computer tools
Building and facility environmental systems
Investment casting manufacturing process

Desired experience for engineer, plant includes:

Experience in refinery or palm oil mill with good safety standard, knowledge of ISO standards and experience in production planning and maintenance scheduling are added advantages
Engineering knowledge – unit operations and transport processes, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, with a PE license preferred, Mechanical, Electrical or Civil in order of preferrence
Minimum 5 Years’ experience in facility engineering role preferred
Good verbal and written communication skills good problem-solving skills
Well developed English language business communications skills (verbal, written and presentation)

Engineer, Plant Examples


Engineer, Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineer, plant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, plant
  • Maintain EIS list for TI Blvd
  • Operate plant safely, reliably and efficiently
  • Meet/exceed company safety standards
  • Support/comply with all health, safety and environmental procedures as directed by local/corporate personnel, safety departments
  • Maintain required regulatory documentation (ISO documentation, PSM, RMP, MOC, etc)
  • Support, coordinate and manage operating permit reporting, monitoring and renewal requirements to ensure compliance with federal, state and local rules/regulations
  • Provide all regulatory training
  • Ensure all incidents are reported, investigated and corrective actions are completed
  • Keep plant hazard analysis current
  • Own key operating documents
Qualifications for engineer, plant
  • Constant walking and standing in the warehouse, manufacturing, maintenance and business office areas from eight to twelve hours a day, depending upon shift length
  • Sitting for two to eight hours per day, depending upon shift length
  • Position requires periodic working at heights
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and/or related technical discipline required
  • 3+ plus years of plant operations or start-up experience
  • Ability to travel as needed (10-15% expected)

Engineer, Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an engineer, plant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, plant
  • Provide candid constructive input to management decisions
  • Insist on adherence to administrative and operational policies/procedures
  • Complete Personal Development System (TMS) goals as defined in annual review
  • Prepares necessary documentation for projects to facilitate a competitive bidding process
  • Directs maintenance supervisor and team
  • Oversees the MRO ordering, inventory and replenishment function for the maintenance tool crib
  • Coordinate with National Operations and assure there is a preventative plan in place which may include filter changes, unit lubrication, belt tension checks and replacement for all mall HVAC units affected
  • Inspects and evaluates physical plant and cleanliness of center
  • Communicates with tenants and management as required or directed
  • Miscellaneous repairs (doors & closures, light welding, sign repair)
Qualifications for engineer, plant
  • Cooperative and able to obtain the cooperation of others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Strong emphasis on safety and safety leadership
  • Ability and willingness to assist plant technicians when needed
  • 3+ years process industry experience
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements for operating plants (Process Safety Management, EPA regulations, state/local regulations)

Engineer, Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer, plant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer, plant
  • Assists in the design, procurement and installation of new equipment
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to existing equipment processes and facilities to improve all plant metrics based on specific area of expertise
  • Partner with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) on safety and ergonomic requirements to all equipment and layouts
  • Develop and maintain a risk register for assets showing indications of failure
  • Develop cost effective repair options with assistance from functional experts
  • Compile evergreen list of planned maintenance activities arising from PMs, PdMs, MI and EH&S programs, and prioritize these for the Area Supervisor
  • Champion asset improvement efforts to reduce failures and improve quality of repairs
  • Lead unplanned outage effort to assign work to appropriate teams to get the work done expeditiously and economically
  • Be the MOC owner for modifications related to reliability or maintainability of assets
  • Be a key member of PHA, SECOMA, PSSR and other cross-functional teams
Qualifications for engineer, plant
  • B.S of Engineering Degree preferable
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Smartsolve, Evergreen Capital Planning, Maximo®, Oracle Cost Reporting, IntraPay, Oracle Purchasing and Medusa
  • Trainable on Distributed Process Control (DCS) operation/troubleshooting
  • Able to deliver/explain training material to operating personnel
  • Must have a minimum of 5 – 7 years’ hands on experience in engineering management in food manufacturing
  • Experience working in multi functional team

Engineer, Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an engineer, plant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, plant
  • Work with hand and power tools doing repairs, modifications and upkeep on food processing equipment
  • Have occasional contact with Project Executives and Group VPs
  • Ensure the resources required for strong process safety performance (financial and human) are planned for, identified and provided in projects or tasks assigned
  • Prioritize process risk reduction opportunities and support measures which reduce likelihood and / or severity of process related incidents
  • Participate in process safety related compliance audits, incident investigations and ensure action items are completed timely
  • Support the site exposure reduction program with active participation and leadership in contractor safety and site safety programs
  • Oversee daily operational activities and supervise a group of employees which may include lower-level supervisors
  • Maintain control of approved expenditures
  • Participates in the basic and detailed scoping of the new and/or existing facilities
  • Prepares, negotiates and administers contracts for specialized facilities maintenance work
Qualifications for engineer, plant
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of mechanical troubleshooting, real time management, Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Automated Modular Management (AMM)
  • Has exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution is desired but not mandatory
  • Preferably with experience managing a team
  • Experience in capital project management, handling vendors and contractors
  • Experience in Microsoft office and CAD
  • Experience in managing repair expense budgets

Engineer, Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an engineer, plant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, plant
  • Work with maintenance teams to ensure efficient machine repair, and operational equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  • Recommends and implements changes to improve plant performance by optimizing product volume, yields and quality in accordance with business needs, while minimizing operating costs and maximizing unit safety and reliability
  • Provides leadership and technical expertise to solve unusual operating problems
  • Perform as needed emergency mechanical repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance procedures
  • Maintain records of repairs, upgrades, PMs completed
  • Develop and maintain a list of suppliers and contractors for work needed in the Pilot Plant
  • Analyze process performance data, including downtime, efficiency, scrap rates, in order to identify opportunities for improvements
  • Manage the facility maintenance department
  • Coordination of plant projects
  • Lead and/or support a facility of approximately 80 employees on a 3 shift operation
Qualifications for engineer, plant
  • Ability to read mechanical, structural, civil and electrical print
  • Experience in the use of earthing modelling tools (CDEGS) will be an advantage
  • Must be able to work in a high performance team environment
  • Candidate should possess a Bachelors degree in Engineering specialised in Mechanical/Chemical
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in a manufacturing organization
  • Knowledge on requirements of the Factories Ordinance/country labour laws

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