Plant Engineering Job Description

Plant Engineering Job Description

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Plant engineering provides information to facilitate the ordering of parts and supplies to facilitate the repair and maintenance of physical plant equipment.

Plant Engineering Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Orders needed equipment for operations (e.g., motors, diverters, ) by meeting with operations & IE regularly and staying abreast of any new projects requiring special equipment to maintain productivity of the facility
Register parts of equipment and ground support systems minimum and maximum control
Assists with overseeing the protection of physical assets, facility and equipment maintenance, and facility housekeeping to ensure a safe, clean, and efficient facility
Assists with maintaining environmental compliance in accordance with UPS environmental programs (e.g., Storm Water, Clean Air, Hazardous Materials, ) to promote the environment and health and safety of UPS workers and the surrounding community
Adheres to purchasing limits, expense approval procedures, and equipment disposal guidelines to remain within cost plan
Maintains inventory records for equipment parts and housekeeping supplies to analyze expenditure trends and minimize department costs
Prepare Technical Quotation review for Different Substation equipment suppliers
Knowledge of Cable sizing, Bus Bar sizing, Sag and Tension Calculation and Equipment Terminal force Calculation
Select, justify and budget for capital equipment through CAPEX process
Perform Asset protection audits, conveyor inspection, and corrective action steps on equipment or facilities with deficiencies

Plant Engineering Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Plant Engineering

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, LSS, II, BB, III, EHS, MODAPTS, RCDD, PMO, J-STD

Education for Plant Engineering

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Plant Engineering

Desired skills for plant engineering include:

Materials
Equipment
Describes the appropriate use of existing physical tools
Identifies physical resources to meet business needs
Physical asset management
Networks – Preferred
Equipment and materials
Finance and accounting theory/principles to manage budgets
Physical asset management and identifies physical resources to meet business needs
Understands the appropriate use of existing physical tools

Desired experience for plant engineering includes:

Monitor and manage network facilities using various computer-based programs eg
Demonstrated understanding of environmental services practices in relation to staffing, infection control and aesthetic maintenance
Demonstrated knowledge in the application of various codes/standards managed by local, state and national regulatory agencies and JCAHO regulations
Minimum five years of experience in project management and five years of experience managing facility type projects in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry
Working knowledge of industrial and clean utility and HVAC systems utilized in the biopharm industry
Experience utilizing Microsoft Project or other project scheduling software

Plant Engineering Examples

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Plant Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plant engineering
  • Order supplies, spare parts, and equipment as needed, for the repairs, upgrade and maintenance of the facilities
  • Assist in identifying repetitive problems
  • Aid other craftspeople in procuring parts, prints, procedures and tools to accomplish their work
  • Assess the need for PM’s, PM changes, documentation, tools, spare parts, procedures and training
  • Assist in the design and implementation of small engineering projects for process, resident, division and maintenance engineering groups
  • Participate in continuous improvement of our main operations
  • Attend training for personal and professional development
  • Assists with identifying and scheduling necessary repairs and preventative maintenance, through the use of PE mechanics and outside vendors, to maintain the condition of the facility
  • Uses PE Porters, and/or outside service housekeeping vendors to ensure that facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level for the most reasonable cost
  • Assists with developing the scope of work, and estimates costs using UPS guidelines and industry standards so projects can be evaluated against the district budget and approvals obtained
Qualifications for plant engineering
  • Ability to work as a team leader to execute multi-disciplined projects
  • Possess, or in the last 12 months of pursing, a two year technical degree in a maintenance field OR possess a High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls/SCADA, Robotics or Energy Tech
  • Any shift available, including, but not limited to, first, second, third or rotating
  • Ability to relate and compare data from different sources
  • PLC or related programming experience including troubleshooting
  • Inspects projects to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations and adherence to original contract documents
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Plant Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plant engineering
  • Perform basic machining using precision measuring equipment
  • Perform millwright tasks to include maintenance of lifting and hoist equipment and leveling/tramming of rollers
  • Perform preventive maintenance on production, material handling, safety devices and plant utility equipment
  • On small projects, manages the budget by tracking costs against contract terms to ensure that costs stay within district budgetary guidelines
  • Communicates assigned work status to colleagues to determine potential impact on the department's schedule
  • Delivers required regulatory training (e.g., Lockout Training/Hazmat Training) as directed, to PE and non-PE personnel
  • Attends center planning meetings with UPS management and outside vendors to review major project tasks to be completed, address concerns, and train vendors on UPS procedures
  • Ensures that facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level for the most reasonable cost through the use of PE Porters and/or outside service housekeeping vendors
  • Identifies and schedules necessary repairs and preventative maintenance to maintain the condition of the facility
  • Develops project plans (i.e., detailed plan, milestones, and work breakdown structures) and assigns tasks to resources to ensure that the project will be completed on time and according to specifications
Qualifications for plant engineering
  • Maintains vendor contract compliance and oversees vendor payment to ensure the work is done to specifications and vendors are paid upon completion
  • Performs on-site inspections to ensure vendor compliance with contract terms and conditions (e.g., quality of work completed, cost, adherence to safety requirements)
  • Prepare and present Layout for Substation up to 765kV
  • Prepare Civil Guide drawings, Erection key Diagram for HVDC Substation
  • Drawing review/approval from Customer
  • Assist in maintaining environmental, safety and regulated goods compliance
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Plant Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of plant engineering. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plant engineering
  • Contact outside contractors for repairs and parts, develop outside vendors and contractors to perform specified services and monitor their performance
  • Update and maintain data and inventories for outside vendor contracts and insurance requirements
  • Help support, forecast and analyze control costs within the PE function
  • Process purchase orders, invoices and project expenses through procurement system
  • Prepare project bid packets including
  • Develop spreadsheets and other reports required for the activities of the Plant Engineering function
  • Maintain and coordinate activities for the support of the PE function
  • Maintain effective lines of communication and working relationships with other functions and departments
  • Analyzes Industrial Engineering data to understand the parameters of projects and the business need for developing, expanding, or retrofitting conveyor systems
  • Assists Project Engineers in presenting design alternatives to the PE Feasibility Committee for their feedback and approval of options
Qualifications for plant engineering
  • Experience in a chemical, paints/coatings, or related manufacturing environment preferred
  • Applies working knowledge of scientific or engineering concepts
  • Proficiency in processes specific to job function, processes used by adjacent organizations and functions
  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and eight (8) years of work-related experience • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors
  • Serve as a Company representative to external clients
  • Support project and/or PES/client initiatives
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Plant Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a plant engineering. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plant engineering
  • Work with engineering department personnel, outside engineering firms, and outside contractors to assure implementation of projects as described in the improvement plan optimizing existing equipment to improve quality and productivity of the product
  • Design, procure, install, startup and optimization of new equipment, processes and projects while maintaining quality engineering standards in a safe and cost efficient manner
  • Directs and manages projects related to equipment and building modification and/or repair
  • May establish and maintain an effective telecommunications environment comprised of all plant telephones, wiring, computerized business exchange equipment, plan paging systems and hardware
  • Generates a set of feasibility drawings for each proposed solution to distribute to region/district stakeholders for their feedback and selection of appropriate conveyor systems
  • Generates feasibility cost estimates for each proposed solution to assist region/district stakeholders in their selection of appropriate conveyor systems
  • Reviews feasibility cost estimates with Project Engineers to elicit recommendations for making the designs more cost effective
  • Generates cost estimates of the final conveyor drawings to assist region/district stakeholders in requesting the allocation of resources from Corporate
  • Scans approved project drawings into a PDF format for distribution to the regions/districts, Corporate Coordinators, vendors, and other PE departments
  • Archives approved project documents to assist in the design process of future projects and for use in responding to questions that may arise
Qualifications for plant engineering
  • Creates compact discs of approved drawing files for the contract group to distribute to bidders
  • Manages the design review process of multiple projects to avoid delays in the final construction schedule
  • May work 8, 10, or 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Weekends as needed
  • Prior to starting candidate must have a minimum of 1 year of education in manufacturing-related technology fields and currently enrolled in a recognized field of study
  • Graduate student with a B.S
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Plant Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a plant engineering. 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 plant engineering
  • Develop, organize and maintain engineering specifications/standards and process equipment operational parameters to ensure process stability while maximizing yield, productivity and efficiency
  • Prepare intermediate complexity 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) and potentially 3D drawings
  • Apply project standards to design drawings
  • Adhere to industry codes and standards Fluor or client practices and procedures
  • Adhere to and support Fluor’s and client's Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability Policies
  • Develop projects from concept to completion to meet Operation/District requirements
  • Maintain control of project expenditures to avoid cost overruns
  • Supervision of contractors and vendors to maintain control of project schedules and costs
  • Maintain and repair vacuum, hydraulic, chemical feed, centrifugal, gear, vane, auger, screw, and pneumatic diaphragm pumps
  • Repair and replace piping, tubing and associated fittings
Qualifications for plant engineering
  • Able to manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Must be fluent in use of Microsoft Office Programs
  • Experience working with CAD and drawings
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a desire to work as part of a team
  • Accredited two (2) year degree Mechanical Technology, Computer Aided Design or approved related field
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years post graduation experience as a Draftsman or Designer

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