THIS ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE MANAGER OPPORTUNITY IS LOCATED IN CARLSTADT, NEW JERSEY, and candidates should already live within a commutable distance of one hour or less from that location and have an engineering or other technical bachelor's degree in addition to the 7 to 10 years of required maintenance and engineering experience in food processing with a strong preference for experience working baked-goods production.
Engineering & Maintenance Manager will Identify, create and execute the strategic direction for all engineering and facilities maintenance of the Company to maximize equipment utilization and efficiency. Oversee the development and implementation of manufacturing processes to maintain proper product functionality as well as cost efficiency. Ensures the maintenance team and other manufacturing departments work together cohesively and is responsible for the development of equipment to aid in the manufacturing process. Leads and directs the work of the maintenance department, manufacturing engineers and project engineers.
The key skills for this role include a proactive attitude and proactive ability to work in both an established operation and one where new processes are being introduced as well as the following:
- 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in Manufacturing Engineering, including maintenance, in the food industry.with team leadership required. Experience in baking/AIB facilities is preferred though regulated experience in pharmaceuticals will potentially be considered though experience in other industries does not meet this requirement.
- A bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required as is continuous improvement and/or lean-manufacturing expertise
- Strong English communication skills and the ability to create positive morale and work proactively with cross-functional teams.
- Must be permanently eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship of any type at any time as no sponsorship is available.
- Must be living within a commutable distance or one hour or less from Carlstadt, New Jersey, now without relocation.
****Please note that a set of mandatory Screening Questions accompanies this job posting. Please answer all of those questions when submitting your application for this position. Thank you.***