Manager Plant Engineering
ConAgra Foods - Quincy, WA

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Develops and implements overall plant technical strategies and tactics focused on engineering projects, maintenance and stores improvement programs. Develops vertical start-up processes to ensure implementation of low loss production systems. Provides solutions to technical problems and recommendations for improvements in production activities, and manages the plant technical organization. Develops and leads plant specific engineering and maintenance strategies to achieve key performance goals. Creates and manages all plant technical expense budgets and works with Corporate Engineering to deliver the capital budget.

Position Responsibilities
Position provides oversight and guidance for plant maintenance and engineering functions.

Execute plant-specific vision and mission to assure continuous improvement and alignment with the corporate vision.

Ensure that all manufacturing / facility systems are properly resourced and that all resources are efficiently utilized.

Direct maintenance supervisors and hourly maintenance associates in their roles and responsibilities to meet plant objectives in safety, quality, cost, and customer service.

Provide technical support for efficient troubleshooting / problem solving activities and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime.

Continuously apply sound mechanical and electrical solutions to resolve hindrances to plant efficiencies and to drive continuous improvement.

Provide leadership in implementing / maintaining preventive and predictive maintenance programs.

Manage maintenance department costs within budgetary guidelines.

Ensure that appropriate inventory levels for standard replacement parts are maintained.

Manage the buildings and grounds such that good manufacturing practices (GMP) are adhered to and a professional appearance is maintained.

Perform follow-up analysis to identify and resolve recurring downtime / inefficient operational issues.

Schedule mandatory inspections and coordinate certifications and appropriate authorities.

Ensure environmental compliance.

Drive employee engagement, training, and development to maximize manufacturing, quality, safety, and productivity goal attainment.

Effectively communicate results and action plans to appropriate employees and managers.

Collaborate directly with human resources to insure employee issues or concerns are correctly addressed and resolved.

Collaborate with finance to create and execute a maintenance and capital budget to insure that financial allocations and obligations are set, administered and met.

Initiate cost savings measures.

Ensure all plant maintenance operations are conducted in a safe and controlled environment.

Ensure all quality and regulatory standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded.

Position Qualifications
7 years related maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

3-5 years Supervisory / Management experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent field of study, preferred.

Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

Strong computer application skills, network and PC business application software. Experience in SAP desired.

Ability to work weekends, holidays, shift work and overtime as necessary is required.

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ConAgra Foods fills the refrigerators, freezers, and pantries of most households. The company produces name-brand packaged and frozen...