Production Engineer

Direct Hire Opportunity. Competitive Compensation and Benefits. Growing Company!

  • New Haven, CT +3
  • $100,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Brooke Meyer
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A bit about us:

Food production company with award winning product. Come grow with us!

Why join us?

We are growing and offer competive compensation.
  • 401(k) including fully vested match
  • Health insurance
  • Life, STD and LTD insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off

Job Details

· Deliver technical solutions for achieving the operations Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Cost objectives.
· 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, SOPs, Safety, etc.)
· Works closely with production, food safety and product development teams on new product development.
· Oversees maintenance department and ensures maintenance is scheduled in a timely manner and works closely with Production to schedule and accomplish equipment and facility repairs.
· Provides 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 the production process.
· Trains employees on proper work methods and safety procedures
· Ensures tasks are completed in accordance with OSHA standards and regulations.
· Maintains accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory.
· Provides regular status reports to various audiences.
· Modification of PM frequencies based on known/documented failure(s) history.
· Oversee creation of nonscheduled work orders, maintain a history of repairs, parts used and parts cost tracking.
· Parts inventory control and analysis
· Maintenance reporting Identifying capital needs focused on operational improvements within the facility.
· Submitting comprehensive formal capital requests, including 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
  • 3 years of Manufacturing experience required, industrial experience in food production preferred
  • Must be self-motivated and 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

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$100,000 - $150,000