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Manager Of Plant Engineering

Location: Albany, Oregon
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
Currently looking for an Plant Engineering Manager to fill an opening with a company located in Albany, OR. Interested candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree  and have  10-15 years’ minimum progressive experience in a Heavy Industrial Plant.
Responsibilities of the Manager of Plant Engineering:
The Plant Engineering Manager provides administration, coordination and resource allocation to support multiple operating plants.  The manager has oversight of the team that assures compliance with applicable codes, plant standards and compliance to Oregon  state OSHA.  The successful candidate will possess excellent leadership and communication skills to successfully guide the team. Additionally, this position will collaborate with other operating department leaders to assure execution of project work.
Drive safety through personal engagement and promote individual accountability for safety within the Engineering Department
Provide direction and coordination of engineering staff resources to ensure the fulfillment of departmental goals, capital plan execution, training and development requirements, and performance management
  • Maintain a high ethical and professional standard to ensure a competent staff of technical personnel
  • Actively mentor and provide guidance to personnel to assist in developing leadership and technical skills
  • Assist in the manpower planning process and the recruitment of required manpower resources for the Engineering Department
  • Prepare and administer annual department operating budget and oversight of facilities budget
  • Manage capital planning and execution process, including leading process for item identification and prioritization, project justification, project scope development and submission for approval, and regular reporting of capital projects
  • Ensure the planning, organizing, and execution of the engineering and construction work necessary for capital/major maintenance projects
  • Ensure adherence of Plant Engineering Department policies, standards and document control
  • Have knowledge of and ensure compliance with all relevant codes and standards applicable to the facility (NFPA, ASME, PSM)
  • Ability to successfully manage a large group of technical resources, both internal and external
  • Interface with outside resources, such as contractors and consultants
  • Report on capital project statuses (scope, schedule, and budget) to leadership teams across multiple plant sites
  • Ability to lead by example
Requirements of the Manager of Plant Engineering:
  • BS degree (Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical) from an ABET accredited university
  • Licensed Professional Engineering in the State of Oregon, or ability to obtain through reciprocity
Preferred 10-15 years’ minimum progressive experience in a Heavy Industrial Plant
  • Excellent interpersonal, influential skills and strong emotional intelligence
  • Strong background in project management and implementation
  • Experience working in team environments that include both technical and no technical people
  • Ability to communicate complex technical ideas to a nontechnical audience
  • Demonstrated track record of continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Proven technical and supervisory skills in a plant environment, including mentoring, coaching and leadership
  • Significant experience working on plant based projects from concept through to commissioning
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and environment
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and decision making skills
  • Effective organizational, time management and communication skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization, from hourly employees to senior leadership
This particular position requires U.S. citizenship.

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