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Plant Engineer

Culloden, WV 25510

Posted: 01/13/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 22367 Pay Rate: $90,000-$118,000

Job Description

A premier industrial and utility wire & cable supplier is looking for a Plant Engineer to develop manufacturing processes & methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. The ideal candidate is a team player with superb mechanical abilities and excellent analytical & problem-solving skills. Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the new team member will develop process optimization systems and technical solutions to achieve operations safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost metric objectives.

Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $90,000-$118,000 + 10% Bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match

Location: Culloden, WV
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Maintain process and facility equipment for the development, implementation, and day to day supervision of maintenance systems, processes, and documentation associated with efficient and High Performing Manufacturing Organizations (Prevention and Predictive Maintenance, TPM, SOP’s, Safety, etc.).
  • Ensure maintenance is scheduled in a timely manner and work closely with Production to schedule and accomplish equipment and facility repairs.
  • Develop and/or maintain Key Performance Indicators for tracking and reporting the performance of the maintenance function (supplier performance, 3rd party contractor performance, equipment reliability, overall equipment effectiveness, etc.).
  • Provide long term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Evaluate and improve processes in manufacturing systems.
  • Follow and promote established best practices for process excellence.
  • Share best practices to help build a centralized knowledge base, including updating processes and procedures upon achieving significant improvements.
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs, and changeovers.
  • Champion the continuous improvement process and relative metrics.
  • Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.
  • Train employees on proper work methods and safety procedures.
  • Ensure tasks are completed in accordance with OSHA standards and regulations.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory.
  • Provide regular status reports to various audiences.
  • Modify PM frequencies based on known/documented failure(s) history.
  • Maintain OEM best-practices and feedback from mechanics/inspections.
  • Oversee creation of nonscheduled work orders, maintain history of repairs, parts used, and parts cost tracking.
  • Responsible for parts inventory and analysis.
  • Responsible for maintenance reporting; identify capital needs focused on operational improvements within the facility.
  • Submit comprehensive formal capital requests, includes designing the scope of projects and timeline from equipment acquisition through project completion.
  • Participate in securing project job bids process and providing recommendations.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering preferred
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience required; industrial experience highly preferred
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills to include Excel and related computer applications
  • Proven detail attentiveness, organizational, and time management skills
  • Excellent math and measuring skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with various departments such as Quality, Safety, Production, Maintenance, etc.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles and tools preferred
  • Personal protective equipment is required
  • Continuous participation in company safety programs and initiatives
  • Some travel required (<10%)

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ryan Haywood
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with Light Industrial, General Labor, Manufacturing, Operations, and Customer Service roles.
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