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Director of Engineering and Maintenance

Company: Passport Foods (SVC), LLC
Location: Ontario
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Passport Foods (SVC), LLC, our passion for crafting extraordinary foods is second only to the pride we take in delivering an extraordinary culinary experience. Inspired by authentic global flavors and consumer-driven trends, we continuously explore creative ways to deliver contemporary twists on traditional favorites. Your customers are looking for authentic flavors and convenience from foods they can feel good about. The diverse flavors crafted from real, premium ingredients combined with the hands-on creativity of our team culminates in delicious products that keep our customers coming back for more!SUMMARY OF POSITION Lead the maintenance and engineering function for a growing USDA/FDA food manufacturing company. -In this role, you will be responsible for the Maintenance, Engineering and Environmental Compliance programs.Improve Maintenance performance by developing a high performing team of technicians. -Leverage the use of our new computerized maintenance management system driving the preventive maintenance and work order process.Engineering responsibilities will direct and oversee capital and process improvement projects. Ensure Environmental compliance with wastewater treatment management, storm water programs and required governmental reporting. -PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESMaintenance --- - - - - - - - -Improve the effectiveness of the maintenance function driving solutions to equipment downtime and increasing OEE. --- - - - - - - - -Line Performance / Continuous Improvement Team support. -Partner with the Operations teams to support plant objectives in terms of line performance improvement and waste reduction. -Utilize computerized Manufacturing Execution System (MES). --- - - - - - - - -Inspects and advises on all areas of the plant for equipment design, evaluation and troubleshooting. --- - - - - - - - -Proactively champion technical issues and see them through to completion. --- - - - - - - - -Improve use of new computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), preventive maintenance programs and work order execution. -Drive improvements to the company's preventive maintenance program. --- - - - - - - - -Assess training gaps in the skill matrix and develop plans to address. -Ensure 100% compliance on monthly training topics. --- - - - - - - - -Implement 5S in the maintenance shop and support the program throughout the facility. --- - - - - - - - -Maintain the LOTO program with annual audits to ensure compliance. -Manage our LOTO program contractor to ensure the program is kept current and all procedures and placards are intact. --- - - - - - - - -Maintain building systems including Fire, HVAC, air compressors, boilers, cooler and freezer systems. -Ensure compliance with all Fire Safety codes and permits. --- - - - - - - - -Manage buildings and grounds maintenance (Landscaping contractors). --- - - - - - - - -Establish maintenance KPIs to set a performance baseline and set goals and objectives for department improvements.Engineering --- - - - - - - - -Lead the development, implementation, and coordination of the capital budget for the company to drive cost savings projects, improve and maintain equipment and facilities. --- - - - - - - - -Project development including concept, design, layouts, cost estimates, cost justification; research and selection of the best equipment. -Submit projects with timelines, contingencies and paybacks. --- - - - - - - - -Manage and ensure compliance with all city construction permit requirements. --- - - - - - - - -Total project ownership and management including periodic updates to all stakeholders, project installation/commissioning, cost control, project performance and project closing. --- - - - - - - - -Monitors contractors to ensure compliance with all company standards including sanitation, safety, quality, productivity and budget. -Ensure compliance with all required permits. --- - - - - - - - -Develop layout options and designs for all capital and maintenance projects, including layouts of components, assemblies and system installation drawings. --- - - - - - - - -Employ creativity in developing multiple solutions to layouts and technical solutions while minimizing capital costs. -Utilize a core principle of Continuous Improvement: "use your craftiness not your cash" --- - - - - - - - -Actively seek out new technologies that provide a competitive advantage to the company. --- - - - - - - - -Edit, revise and update changes to existing drawings and maintain current versions of plant CAD drawings. -Manage central drawing file location to ensure versions are current and accessible. --- - - - - - - - -Ensures Engineering Standards are up to date with all design specs. -Provide detailed illustrations in the design standards. -Establish clean design standards and ensure compliance with all installations. --- - - - - - - - -Effectively interface with other individuals or groups including engineers, shop technicians, construction personnel and contractors. --- - - - - - - - -Seek out company and customer's needs and prioritize own work accordingly.Environmental --- - - - - - - - -Ensure 100% compliance with all government reporting requirements and permits.o - -Ensure compliance with SCAQMD reporting and emissions. -Conduct annual source testing and report compliance to SCAQMD.o - -Manage Wastewater Treatment process and all regulatory reporting as required by the city. -Maintain and update slug prevention plan. -Mandatory updates submitted to the city every two years.o - -Storm Water compliance and all regulatory reporting as required by the city.o - -Hazardous material programs, reporting in the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)o - -California Air Resource Board (CARB) compliance and reporting - -SKILLS REQUIRED --- - - - - - - - -Bachelor's degree in Engineering required. --- - - - - - - - -A minimum of 10 years of food manufacturing experience (USDA preferred) including but not limited to maintenance management, packaging and process engineering and equipment design. -Familiarity with sanitary food design standards, general machine practices and the ability to prepare clear technical data for proposals, procedures and capital project requests. --- - - - - - - - -Strong project management skills. --- - - - - - - - -Demonstrated experience with Lean/CI tools and 5S programs. --- - - - - - - - -Demonstrated experience implementing progressive maintenance practices including TPM/autonomous and predictive and maintenance. --- - - - - - - - -Experience operating Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). --- - - - - - - - -Knowledge in PLC programming is preferred. --- - - - - - - - -Demonstrated troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical skills. --- - - - - - - - -Proficient in current versions of AutoCAD and MS Project preferred. --- - - - - - - - -Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook. --- - - - - - - - -Ability to read and interpret blueprints, Process PFD and PID, and electrical schematic drawings. --- - - - - - - - -Strong written and verbal communication skills. -MISCELLANEOUSThis job description does not list all the job duties of this position. Duties listed are subject to change based on business and/or management needs. Management reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. -BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible expending account, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Pay
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Supportive Work Environment
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for career advancement and development -

Keywords: Passport Foods (SVC), LLC, Ontario , Director of Engineering and Maintenance, Professions , Ontario, California

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