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Plant Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Burlington, NJ
  • Posted: July 20, 2022
  • Full-Time


Provides leadership and direction to the manufacturing engineering/maintenance department and maintenance employees. Responsible for daily engineering activities, continuous improvement programs, capital projects for Production/Maintenance/Facility, the installation of machines and equipment, repair and diagnostic analysis of equipment, preventive maintenance, and general upkeep of the facility. Research, plan, and design mechanical and electro-mechanical products and systems. Coordinates activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation of mechanical or electro-mechanical products and systems.

  1. Manage/lead manufacturing engineering /maintenance-related projects from concept to completion; develop project specifications, quote(s) with external and internal suppliers/contractors, communicate project status/updates to upper management, manage/control project scope/budget/timeline, etc.
  2. Leads, and mentor’s maintenance employees regarding established standards for safety, quality of workmanship, and effectiveness of maintenance/repair of equipment
  3. Develops, modifies, and implements preventive maintenance programs, tactics, and resources as needed to achieve safety, reduce the risk of equipment failure, and increase efficiencies of systems to maximize productivity
  4. Responsible for monitoring equipment for inventory control, inspecting frequently equipment/machinery to identify operational inefficiencies for repairs/maintenance to facilitate optimization
  5. Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing capital projects for Production/Maintenance/Facility for capital improvement. Negotiations with contractors for all capital projects and makes recommendations to upper management
  6. Responsible for leading the Plant’s rationalization/digital transformation strategies and projects with the Plant Manager, including but not limited to facilities improvements and capital improvement projects
  7. Responsible for on time and within budget of all capital projects for Production/Maintenance/Facility. Responsible for communicating status of capital projects to the Plant Manager and Executive Vice President
  8. Responsible for researching, recommending, and providing support and expertise related to manufacturing engineering /maintenance process improvements and develops budget/project plan
  9. Responsible for prioritizing and scheduling maintenance repair requests to ensure timely completion
  10. Evaluates and supervises field installations of capital projects. Recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions
  11. Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principals, company standards and customer contract requirements and related specifications
  12. Responsible for contracting and working with engineering resources, vendors and contractors for maintenance services when needed
  13. Develops and Leads plant/process engineering and continuous improvement activities for Production/Maintenance/Facility
  14. Trains and develops maintenance employees to include all aspects of related equipment and maintenance techniques, including safe and proper operations of systems and equipment
  15. Provide a Monthly Report to Plant Manager and Executive Vice President with updates on activities, achievement of established goals, status of capital projects, updates on Production/Maintenance/Facility activities and action plans for improvements
  16. Responsible for conducting regular health and safety risk assessments related to maintenance to identify building/equipment hazards. Initiate and implement appropriate action plan when hazards are identified.
  17. Provides technical training to management and other team members in plant.
  18. Performs other related duties and special projects, as assigned.


Direct Reports to this position are Senior Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Manufacturing or related field. Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in manufacturing/production environment and 1 year of maintenance/plant operations experience required. Experience working with a High-Power Electrical Systems, hydraulics, project management, lean manufacturing, and statistical analysis. the capability of fixing issues on their own but also can perform engineering functions. Familiarity with PLC and VFD driven systems, programming, installation, troubleshooting and repair. A&B, Siemens, IDEC, Omron experience is essential.



Burlington, NJ
08016 USA



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