CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of over $8 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.
Crown’s Food Division is the number one manufacturer of food cans in the world. Our complete array of food packaging serves a variety of markets, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat, ready meals, infant milk powder and other dry food products. We offer a wide selection of food cans from round to bowl as well as shaped cans. We truly focus on excellence. Here is your chance to join the Crown Food Team.
Plant 84 is located in Owatonna, MN. The Plant manufactures 2-piece steel cans for the food industry over 2 shifts. There are approximately 103 employees at the Owatonna location. The Plant is located just off of I-35 about 45 minutes from the Twin Cities.
The Plant Engineer must possess the desire and ability to manage maintenance and repair for all areas of the plant. As a member of the team, the Plant Engineer will be a partner in the Operations Division. The Plant Engineer’s role is to supervise and coordinate all plant maintenance personnel to attend an effective and efficient low cost plant operation.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Plant Engineer responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:
Design, implement and maintain preventive as well as predictive maintenance programs
Oversee full wastewater treatment systems
Prepare and administer department budget within established guidelines for maintenance and repair of building and equipment
Manage all processes and equipment to meet state & federal compliance requirements i.e. – air permits, WWT discharge permits, OHSA safety standards, etc.
Maintain plant quality performance standards
Able to manage and direct an engineering staff and workforce
Facilitates and fosters a teamwork oriented philosophy
Responsible for all of the engineering department safety related matters.
Plans and Oversees Capital Expenditure items including equipment purchases, contracted labor and in-house construction and fabrication projects
Provide on and off-hour emergency response including; equipment repair, damage control, and assignment of support personnel as needed
Facilitates and supports EHS programs such as hazardous waste disposal programs
Provides necessary training to new and existing employees
Keeps up on technological changes such as retrofitting machinery to meet today’s new laws and efficiency standards
In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor’s level degree in Engineering or related discipline and 3-5 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with modern equipment maintenance (TPM), high speed forming presses, electrical, chilled water systems, compressed air systems, building maintenance, wastewater treatment, printing presses and curing ovens
Demonstrated leadership and management skills – managing supervisors and hourly PM&R
Ability and desire to work in a team oriented environment
Experience in capital project management, handling vendors and contractors
Experience in managing repair expense budgets
Experience in implementing and maintaining a plant preventative maintenance program
Demonstrated ability, experience and understanding of CMMS, work orders and storeroom/spare parts processes
Must be available to work various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime to cover absences or provide additional support
Packaging industry experience
Certification in Six Sigma (Green, Black or Master Black Belt) desirable
Skills in MS Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint as well as various CAD software
Proven problem solving skills and experience using analytical approaches to problems
Project management experience
Proven oral and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects to completion
Ability to work effectively both as an individual and in a team environment using collaborative methods
Must be committed to ongoing personal training and development
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