Director of Engineering Fresno, California
Job Ref: 36683
Job Description: Director of Engineering
150-170K SALARY RANGE
A leader in the Engineering Department, this role will direct, supervise and be accountable for capital programs, projects, strategic initiatives, and vendor relationships, etc., This role will also oversee the Engineering & Maintenance staff to provide the highest executional effectiveness to support the operations of the organization at the Fresno, CA facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
? Identifying/solving issues and managing scope, budget and quality in a proactive, timely manner.
? Engineering support activities to facilitate completion of specific projects.
? Schedule, budget, coordinate project objectives within budgetary limits and reporting status.
? Process engineering and equipment layout, integration, and specification services for projects that include a comparative analysis and executive summary for senior management.
? Vendor equipment investigation, selection, price negotiation, coordination, and procurement efforts related to projects.
? Participate in monthly and/or weekly project reviews for technical and design concerns with Senior Management.
? Preparation and review of scope documents, job specifications, proficiency evaluation, price negotiations and contract terms.
? Analyze and plan for installation of equipment and related construction activities.
? Management of on-site contractors.
? Inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites.
? Project start-up and commissioning equipment.
? Management of Process & Package Specifications & Sourcing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong experience with high and/or low acid processing engineering and application.
Competency in Auto-CAD.
Working knowledge of PLC, RS Logix and Wonderware.
Data Acquisition and related Manufacturing tools to drive OEE improvements.
Working knowledge of maintenance management, CMMS’s, root cause & problem solving.
Proven project management skills.
Familiarity with high-speed food manufacturing processes related to Chocolate, fruit flavors, drink bases, or confectionary is desirable.
Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and an aptitude for detail and strong organizational abilities a must.
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills with customers (internal and external) and vendors.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related course study.
Minimum 7 years experience (10 + years preferred) in an Engineering management role in a Food Manufacturing or related environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.