Engineering Manager

Job Description:
First level management role primarily responsible for all facility, grounds, and equipment operation and preventative maintenance. Leadership and supervision of all maintenance staff. Provide leadership and support for future growth and expansion projects. Maintain and execute all functions according to policy and procedure, safety requirements, and best practice.
Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Supervise maintenance team, including, interviewing, hiring, training, coaching, scheduling, evaluating, and terminating.
  • Monitor electrical, mechanical, heating and cooling systems, plumbing, gas, air, drain and wastewater systems.
  • Monitor outside of building to maintain local ordinances regarding protection of waterways and general cleanliness.
  • Assist where needed across departments on building maintenance and equipment education for proper operating, cleaning, and preventive maintenance procedures, including assurance that all staff are properly trained. All safety hazards to be addressed immediately.
  • Coordinate and manage vendors for facility maintenance, equipment repair, and new installations.
  • Continually monitor equipment to ensure proper operation, and work with production team and vendors as needed. Lead all equipment breakdowns and repairs.
  • Develop programs for periodic equipment validation/testing procedures.
  • Develop safety programs for maintenance and repairs, including lock-out/tag-out procedures.
  • Manage and update SOPs and logs for preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Ordering, inventory, and logs for tools and parts/supplies, including cost effective approach with vendors and shippers.
  • Maintain an organized and clean shop that extends to all areas where work is completed.
  • Work with management to continually recognize and assess possible plant improvements.
  • Respond to emergency calls during off shift as needed.
Job Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent. A degree in a mechanical/engineering field strongly preferred.
  • 3-5 years of work experience in this field. Experience in food and beverage packaging, especially craft brewing strongly preferred
  • Minimum 2- years experience in a management role.
  • Basic welding, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry and machining.
  • Understanding of motors, gearboxes, conveyors, bearings, belts, hydraulics, cylinders, and chains, etc.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC power, high/low voltage applications, drives, solenoids, RTD/Temperature control, PLC troubleshooting, and touch panels, etc.
  • Understand basic fluid flow applications including pipe fitting, pumps, valves, pressures, flow rates, steam, compressed gas, and refrigerant distribution, etc.
  • Drivers License.
  • Ability to Organize high, mid and low priority tasks.
  • Able to travel when further education is required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent physical movement in a manufacturing environment with moderate to loud noise.
  • Work in a variety of outside weather conditions.
  • Ability to handle hazardous materials.
  • Ability to work on/around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery with moving mechanical parts.
  • Ability to work in tight/cramped work spaces.
  • Ability to work in high precarious places including ladders and steps.
  • Heavy lifting required (100+ lbs.)
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, etc. for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate various power tools.
  • Ability to drive to pick up parts and materials.
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Eligible for performance bonus per Brewery Bonus Policy
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at two weeks/year based on hire date
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Supervising Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)
 Salary 75k-85k DOE. Relocation assistance available.