Maintenance & Engineering Manager

MAC Incorporated

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Maintenance & Engineering Manager Orange, California
Job Ref:
36954

Maintenance and Engineering Manager
Our company has one of the largest and most diverse foam manufacturing and distribution networks in the industry. Our technology traces back to the very beginnings of the polyurethane foam manufacturing industry in the 1950s. From that springboard, we are pioneering ever greater innovations and applications for our amazing material.
Our products are inside, around and under thousands of products that you use every day. As a leading Innovator and Strategic Player in the Home, Healthcare, Electronics, Industrial, Personal Care and Transportation Markets, we offer a challenging and rewarding team-oriented work environment.
We have built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers.
Join the team!
Basic Function:
To plan, organize and direct all project engineering, equipment reliability and maintenance activities. Responsible for project engineering, new process development and plant maintenance functions. 
This position provides technical support needed to execute the required production plan. This position requires strong leadership in the area of safe plant operation and adherence to Safety rules and policies. This position is instrumental in leading troubleshooting efforts with site electrical and instrumentation issues when problems arise. This position is a solution and innovation provider.
Specific Responsibilities:
•    Oversee strategic maintenance planning, management and staff.
•    Oversee process equipment reliability and improvement initiatives. 
•    Plan and direct maintenance budget and capital expenditure requests as requested. 
•    Manages capital projects including identifying scope, specifications, design, cost, milestones, and oversees installation as well as the start-up and de-bugging of new equipment for the production process.
•    Designs and improves processes, layouts, and specifies tools and equipment to achieve cost reductions and improve safety, quality, and overall equipment reliability; conferring with equipment vendors and soliciting observations from operators.
•    Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures, requesting special service as needed.
•    Adapt machine and equipment design to plant and production conditions. 
•    Develop and execute preventative maintenance and energy management programs. 
•    Select, coordinate, evaluate and oversee outside contractors. 
•    Responsible for acquisition, storage, and inventory control of maintenance parts
•    May perform programming on new and existing PLC’s.
•    Provides leadership, coaching and direction to shift technicians in all aspects of their work.
•    Serves as a key resource for safety related issues with the goal of meeting/ exceeding OSHA requirements for a safe workplace.
•    Leads continuous improvement efforts using lean manufacturing principles.
•    Provides Quality review for documentation changes to engineering prints, maintenance and manufacturing work instructions, ensuring that manufacturing and proper engineering practices are followed.
•    Participates as a functional member of new product development teams, ensuring the application of appropriate design controls, providing technical assistance, and assuring the complete application of validation activities.
•    Other tasks assigned by the Plant Manager
Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a related discipline or, an equivalent combination of work experience, training and/or education may be considered.
•    Strongly prefer a minimum of 3-5 years in manufacturing shop floor experience.
•    Must have prior project management experience.
•    Must have demonstrated machine and equipment troubleshooting skills.
•    Must have knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts, continuous improvement and problem solving methodologies.
•    Proficient in Computer applications; specifically MS Office, SolidWorks, Autocad, Manufacturing software, SAP system, Allen/Bradley PLC’s to include: SLC-500 and 5000, and Micro-logics
•    Ability to work within budget and timescales
•    Able to work on weekends when required
Benefits Summary
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short and long term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts.
Join an industry leader and innovator. 
Company is an EEO employer

 

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