Plant Engineering Manager

Posted on Oct 10

Location: Grambling, LA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143156

Manager Plant Engineering – Manufacturing - Global Manufacturing Company
Your Role with the Company
You will be working for a global leader in Glass Manufacturing.   As the Plant Engineering Manager, you will oversee the Maintenance Supervisors, the Maintenance Planner as well as the Mechanics and Electricians in the engineering department.  You will direct the engineering function and maintenance activities including You are a key member of the Management Team at the plant.
What you will be doing:
  • Implement and monitor necessary preventative maintenance programs and develop appropriate capital projects for the continuous improvement of the plant facilities.
  • Coordinate all modifications, additions and repair projects in the plant including those performed by or scheduled by outside contractors and corporate staff.
  • Supervise and direct the scheduling of hourly and salaried personnel assigned to the maintenance and labor functions including skilled journeyman performing mechanical, electrical and electronic maintenance and repairs.
  • Direct the environmental activities associated with areas such as air, water, hazardous and solid waste and comply with appropriate governmental agencies.
  • Assist in the establishment of a safe and healthy environment throughout the facilities always striving for zero accidents and complying with governmental regulations.
  • Establish and provide assistance with the administering of training for the apprentices, safety and updating the journeyman as necessary.
  • Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department including establishing effective working relationships with plant employees, the union, other departments and corporate.
What you will need:
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related Engineering Disciplines.
  • Experience in heavy industry including exposure and an understanding of environmental issues.
  • Experience managing or supervising engineers and hourly people or ability to move to a management position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain a “can do” team environment in a fast-paced manufacturing setting.
Why Work Here?
This multi-billion-dollar company is a global leader in glass and metals packaging.  This is a growing company that produces packaging for many of the world’s leading food and beverage giants. US sales total around $2Billion and they employ about 5,000 people domestically.
  • Growth oriented global company and a leader in their industry.  
  • It is a progressive, profitable, stable manufacturing company where you have job security.
  • The plant is nice, clean and well-maintained.
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement both domestically and internationally.
  • Strong career succession planning program.
  • Capital spending is strong.  Have invested millions of dollars in its plants for capital improvements.
  • Fairly recession proof.  Manufactures a consumer product that is consistently in demand.
  • Strong management team.
  • Company that values its employees.
  • Competitive benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability, 401K, pension, vacation, holidays.
  • Comprehensive relocation package grossed-up for taxes including closing costs and realtors’ fees, moving of household belongings and home purchase if desired.
  • Historically strong bonus potential.
  • This is a unique business and a career within the organization will be both challenging and rewarding for the right candidate.
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