Maintenance Engineering Manager
Job Overview Optimizes manufacturing processes Defines requirements and specifications for equipment Optimizes equipment performance for efficiency and capacity Responsible for plant-wide facilities, maintenance, upgrades, installation and equipment reliability in a latex paint/colorant and resin manufacturing facility Ultimately responsible for Implementing/expanding/managing maintenance and “Reliability” of systems and equipment to continuously reduce downtime and improve site production performance Manages the implementation of new equipment and/or the modifications to existing to improve plant efficiency and performance yields Function as the plant owner of equipment installation, upgrades, and dependability issues, and leads or assist in trouble shooting processes or equipment issues Develops long/short term strategies and improvement programs to close equipment consistency gaps Leads electrical and mechanical maintenance groups Leads preventive and predictive maintenance efforts to maximize plant uptime and reduce maintenance costs while improving reliability, quality and productivity Develops and maintains effective lines of communication with the production departments to insure plant maintenance and reliability support for plant goals Maintain good working relationship with all maintenance and manufacturing personnel Participate In Continuous Improvement Projects and contribute to the success the lean manufacturing effort Responsible for continuously improving operations through innovation and new concepts that improve results while reducing costs. This position is an active leader in driving productivity, quality and cost reduction efforts. Implement continuous improvement projects to address quality, material flow, through-put and productivity improvements. Establish and drive improvements in OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) Drive change in culture towards one of continuous improvement. Provide plant-wide, engineered operational analysis and production support to manufacturing which will result in lowering product cost, improving labor performance, cycle times, eliminating bottlenecks and improving throughput levels. Apply lean tools in the manufacturing environment. Analyze current work methods and processes for manufacturing operations by job functions and identify opportunities for improvement using Kaizen, shop floor management tools (QCDS), and other continuous improvement tools. Capable of creating value stream mapping for all processes, identifying opportunities through the VSM for improvement, and leading efforts to incorporate improvements. Have the ability to lead/participate in Kaizen, implement 5S systems, and lead cost reduction initiatives. Through time study analysis and methods development, quantify and qualify labor standards down to the operation level; make comparisons to actual for variance reviews. Lead efforts to incorporate new concepts into existing systems with particular emphasis on process repeatability, consistency, quality, controls & automation and cost reduction. Drive achievement of expected results for each project, while providing frequent results updates to peers and upper management. Organization of project needs and implementations (i.e., determine cost projections versus actual incurred, impact on workforce and facility operations, risk assessment vs advantages gained, etc.) Actively search for ideas and ways to reduce expenses and improve quality without compromising superior customer service. Thinks conceptually and intuitively from a lean perspective Drives for continuous improvement Ability to work overtime and alternate shifts if needed
Required Skills: BS - Engineering; must be from an ABET Accredited Engineering Program – Preferably BSME Exposure to PLC control systems, AC/DC circuits, drive systems, basic machine controls. Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment with both salaried and hourly personnel to meet the needs of the operators, the program and the business. Demonstrated ability to develop / maintain area Reliability programs, as well as address short-term equipment operation issues. Ability to work in the plant reacting to problems and improvements/solutions Demonstrated track record of successes leading maintenance / installation efforts in a high-volume batch manufacturing facility Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Enjoys being on the floor hands on with all teams to drive performance improvements Highly motivated and high initiative Ability to work independently, set priorities, and drive results at the same time able to work on a production team driving team goals Hands on approach with all teams to initiate and drive success Highly motivated, self-starter with an ability to meet deadlines Strong Leadership Skills are Essential Computer skills to include Microsoft Project, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word, AutoCAD and Business Objects Assignments in various manufacturing departments will be considered an asset. Experience with automation controls, mechanical and process engineering
Environment Factors and exposure throughout shift:
Physical effort and dexterity Frequency of physical activity throughout shift : Frequent sitting, standing, bending/twisting of neck and waist, squatting and kneeling Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects from floor Constant standing (6-8+ hours) Frequent lifting of 10-75 lbs. (1-8+ hours) throughout shift Ability to stand and climb stairs during 8 -10 hour shift as needed. Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. continuously throughout shift . Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs, up to approximately 100% of time during shift, ability to kneel/stoop/bend up to 50% of time during shift Frequency of upper and lower extremity activity throughout shift: Constant grasping with dominate hand (6-8+ hours) Frequent fine hand manipulation, pushing, pulling and reaching above and below shoulder throughout shift. Constant walking (6-8+ hours) Getting onto forklifts continuously throughout shift Ability to life 50-75 pounds throughout shift
Environment Factors and exposure throughout shift: Ability to use respirator and proper PPE (eye protection, safety shoes) Operate weight machine, video jet, labeler, case packer palletizer and depalletizer Ability to work overtime (up to 4 hours past regularly scheduled shift) and weekends when required Responsible for accurate count of fill and input data into terminal for inventory control. Maintains forklift or other related equipment by checking battery, electrical charger hookup, etc. Performs other duties as required
Required Skills: High school graduate or equivalent required. Ability to work in a team environment and the willingness to be cross-functional. Excellent attention to detail. Basic math skills, ie: addition/subtraction. Ability to use company software and computer system programs. Good interpersonal communication skills. Ability to lift 50 pounds continuously throughout shift. Ability to work safely and follow SOP's. Must be able to work overtime as necessary
The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success, and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.
Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.
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At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore.
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