Facility Engineer San Leandro, California
Job Ref: 35702
Scope of Responsibilities
The following list of duties is not all inclusive and is meant to serve as a guide for the scope of work to be carried out by the Facility Engineer:
Proactively maintains and improves the facilities and grounds according to AIB/FDA/OSHA and other state/local regulations.
Manages and provides oversight for facility projects and contractors as needed, may include shutdown weekend, holiday periods, or outside of normal business hours.
Provides oversight for all critical infrastructure along with technical assistance and troubleshooting of all facility systems.
Assists with inspection of construction and installation progress for conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.
Assists with maintenance schedules and evaluation of efficiency information.
Communicates all potential facility outages/issues by sharing incident reports with appropriate internal customers and upper management.
Monitors and reacts to all alarms and conditions for the site(s).
Evaluates solutions that will minimize dependency and expense of external supplier support.
Takes the lead on the design, implementation and maintenance of all critical infrastructure equipment (power distribution, buildings, grounding, fire systems, generators, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, including chillers, dry coolers, condensers, pumps, boilers, air compressors, glycol systems, elevators, heat exchangers, etc.
Improves efficiency and reduces operational expenses for utilities.
Responsible for training local technician personnel on all applicable policies and procedures.
Takes an active role in the Business Continuity Plan for company sites.
Our Company/Job Summary
The Facility Engineer provides oversight of our manufacturing facility, and administrative offices. This role will be responsible for developing facility plans and guaranteeing compliance with all local, state and federal codes and regulations, as well as continuously looking at minimizing our sustainability impact on the environment. This position manages all utility service contractors.
Specific Knowledge & Skills
Proven judgment and decision making skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
Strong leadership capabilities.
Clear oral and written presentation skills.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas, concepts and procedures to all levels within the organization, from the factory floor to senior management.
Ability to set priorities while being self-disciplined and consistent.
Ability to efficiently work independent as well as in a team environment.
Ability to develop and implement action steps and follow through with the people responsible for carrying them out.
Ability to identify training needs and define programs ensuring teams have the necessary skill sets to see projects through.
Possess knowledge about safety requirements and CAL-OSHA regulations.
Understand security requirements related to a food production plant.
Possess knowledge about Federal food safety regulations (bio terrorism act).
Ability to work effectively in a Union environment.
Computer literacy in MS Office and Auto Cad. ERP knowledge is a plus.
Food or pharmaceutical background preferred. Chocolate experience desired.
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