Utility Maintenance Engineer

Location: MN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Date: 3/1/2018
Job ID: 02564682
Job Description
Utility Maintenance Engineer - Food Processing
Our client, a leader in high quality frozen beef products is seeking a proven and experienced Utilities professional from the food industry to fill the key role of Utilities Engineer in Southeastern Minnesota.
Must have extensive experience and knowledge Ammonia and other refrigeration systems
In this position you will;
Assume responsibility for the direct oversight of the day-to-day activities of the Utility Mechanics. This includes setting priorities, allocating the work to be performed, managing all preventative maintenance (PM’s), and troubleshooting and repairing the equipment, facilities and other general maintenance requirements
Ensure refrigeration equipment, machinery, and tools used throughout all production and processing areas are in good repair and perform the expected work reliably.
Identify and define process improvement and construction projects that lead to capacity and cost improvements, overseeing budgets, timelines, and contractors.
Synchronize work order priorities, working with various department management, and coordinate repairs to make sure they are within safety and quality guidelines.
Ensure compliance to SQF and OSHA requirements.
Promote safe, efficient operations, while maintaining compliance with all local, county, state, and Federal codes.
Ideal Candidates:
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a maintenance/utilities leadership/supervisory role in the food processing industry, prior beef further processing is a PLUS
RETA Certification is desired
Microsoft Office computer skills and ability to read blue prints and schematics required
Ability to effectively prioritize and organize work assignments and