Maintenance Engineer

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Professional/Technical Services
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

* Research, write, and publish Maintenance Department SOPs, PMs, Safety Programs, etc. and subsequently train the applicable personnel.
* Participate in, or lead, specific studies directed at continuous manufacturing improvement or maintenance improvement programs.
* Perform design work, conduct research, gather information, and conduct feasibility/economic studies of various plant projects.
* Assist the Mechanical Supervisor, Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor, Project Engineer, Process Control Engineer, and/or the Maintenance Planner in a variety of special needs or specific projects.
* Assist in maintaining current versions of all departmental documentation, equipment manuals, drawings, electronic records, etc.
* Assist in maintaining updated the CMMS database: assets list, PMs program, etc.
* Create new reports as needed and/or maintain existing reports for the department (ratios, KPIs, costs analysis).
* Assist the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors in troubleshooting plant maintenance issues as needed.
* Perform reliability studies to improve the uptime of equipment.
* After the proper development act as the Mechanical or Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor in their absence (vacation, extended leave ).
* Act as a liaison with Lesaffre International and other Lesaffre Group manufacturing facilities regarding maintenance-related topics.
* Food Ingredient manufacturing and maintenance knowledge and experience.

* Work schedule may change when covering for another supervisor or due to operational needs.
* In certain circumstances, you may be required to work late hours or during the weekend.
* Will participate in the On-Call rotation for weekend and holiday coverage when necessary.

* position currently has no direct day-to-day supervisory responsibilities except when providing coverage for the Mechanical Supervisor or Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor as necessary.

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technologies, or related program. WITH TWO TO FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE working in a similar position. Previous experience working in the food, beverage, or chemical manufacturing industries highly preferred.

* Mechanical aptitude and trouble-shooting skills.
* Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts. Advanced knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
* Computer proficiency in CAD, spreadsheet and email software required.
* Ability to read and develop technical reports and drawings.
* Ability to prioritize and organize tasks. " Ability to work with limited supervision.
* Communication and "internal customer" service skills are required in relationships with coworkers, management, and other departments within the company.

Reference: 559198589

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