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Director of Maintenance & Engineering

Company: S&D Coffee Inc
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute engineering and technical programs to meet Operations strategic and cost objectives, business initiatives, and R D initiatives.
  • Provide leadership to the successful development and execution of capital projects including, project planning, estimating, resource planning, engineering design, equipment sourcing, scheduling, cost tracking, and post project evaluation.
  • Successfully manage the assigned human resources, including development, recruiting, providing timely feedback, etc., in order to achieve a highly performing and engaged organization.
  • Oversee and Lead the facility's Environmental Management and Compliance programs (Air Emissions, Stormwater, Waste water, Tier II Reporting, etc.)
  • Lead the LEAN Manufacturing initiatives from a technical standpoint.
  • Develop multi-year capital plan and execute the current year capital plan for the assigned business.
  • Provide technical leadership to the areas assigned, including having an understanding of current and future state of the art technologies.
  • Provide support in the area systems reliability and identification of cost reduction opportunities to lower total COGS.
  • Provide leadership and ensure the Continuous Improvement of Engineering and Maintenance Operations.
  • Other activities include external benchmarking, participating in industry events, managing expense budget, etc.Other Responsibilities:
    • Manage Maintenance Department to ensure Westrock plant equipment and facilities are well maintained, in excellent working condition such that down time is reduced and product quality is not negatively impacted.
    • Manage the Engineering Department to ensure projects meet company objectives and provide continuous contribution to overall efficiency and upkeep of operations.
    • Manage other Special Projects such that proper plans, budgets, and other due diligence activities are performed in advance of the project inception.
    • Manage Capital and other Special Projects such that execution of projects is done within budget, timelines for milestones and completion are met, communication with involved and affected parties is appropriate and all other company policies and practices are followed with regard to safety and compliance. Perform regular inspections of construction and installation progress on projects and equipment installation.
    • Assist in developing and administering annual budgets for Maintenance and Engineering departments.
    • Manage employees in all departments to ensure quality, productivity and all other company objectives are met.Qualification

      Qualifications include:
      • Qualified candidates will preferably possess a four-year degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related major with 10 years of progressive, engineering, facilities and maintenance management experience or a master's degree and 15 years experience of progressive engineering, facilities and maintenance management experience or 20 years experience of progressive engineering, facilities and maintenance experience or any like combination of education and experience.
      • Ability to read and interpret Engineering Drawings including Structural, Architectural, PME, Life Safety, and Piping and Instrumentation drawings for Liquid and Dry process systems.
      • Self-motivated individual with strong leadership skills.
      • Ability to plan and schedule the work of others.
      • Ability to set goals and manage organizational and individual performance toward those goals
      • Ability to provide vision and leadership.
      • Ability to manage and motivate personnel.
      • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment.
      • Ability to interact with individuals from diverse levels within a corporation and to provide excellent customer service.
      • Excellent written and verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Strong proficiency of basic Windows software applications (Internet, email, Microsoft Office, Word Excel).
      • Strong planning and organizational skills.
      • Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
      • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.
      • Sound math and analytical skills.
      • Ability to work various shifts and hours on short notice and as needed.
      • Strong organizational skills.
      • Strong initiative, ability to anticipate issues proactively.

        Equal Opportunity Employer / Vets / Disabled

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