LOCATIONS: This position can be in Vernon, CA; Ontario CA, Salt Lake, UT
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to be the next Regional Project Engineer!
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Regional Engineer will be responsible for the growth and maintenance of engineering projects for facilities in the east/mid-west North American region in support of the business unit’s strategic plan. The focus will be on the Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilization plants. Routine support of approximately 4 EO plants will be required on an as-need project basis inclusive of 1 Canadian plant.
This position provides a unique opportunity to directly execute and project manage Capex growth or maintenance-type projects or support other assigned project managers in their remote coordination of activities. With Total productive maintenance as a strategic priority, a strong interest and involvement with plant engineering maintenance initiatives and projects will be key.
Development, tracking, and communication of project scope, schedule, and budget will be essential with safety and quality being central tenets of all efforts. A solid engineering education with mechanical and electrical experience will be a fundamental requirement. Familiarity with Building and NFPA codes is considered highly beneficial as is a business insight. Experience and general knowledge of control system architecture, functionality, and operations are considered desirable.
The Regional Project Engineer will be expected to autonomously execute responsibilities with course directions set by the Director of Engineering. The Regional Engineer will liaise routinely with Operations, Maintenance, Quality, EHS, OpEx, Purchasing, Legal, and Finance as required throughout the project life cycle to ensure stakeholder alignment.
Active travel to facilities within the geographical area will be necessary.
Duties and Responsibilities
Expand Capacity to Support Growth
Support, develop, coordinate, report, and manage scope, schedule, and budget development on Strategic plan projects/initiatives at East/Midwest North American EO plants.
Utilize structured reporting and project management methodologies.
Advise on addressing/resolving technical challenges.
Provide routine communication to the Senior Executive Team on KPIs.
Maximize Investment Returns
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Assist OpEx and Maintenance teams in defining specific requirements for TPM program.
Execute on/support initiatives and projects associated with TPM program.
Administrative / Exemplary
Ensure all engineering and contractor activities are executed in consideration and compliance with applicable company EH&S standards.
Strong interpersonal skills – ability to facilitate and resolve challenges/priorities amongst vested stakeholders.
Ability to operate in a matrixed organization without direct report management responsibilities.
Exemplify company core values of Safety, Customer Focus, People, Integrity, Excellence.
Serve as an Engineering Ambassador.
Ensure all projects are executed using the defined Engineering Change Management methodology.
Strong technical writing skills to develop applicable test documentation to support projects; for example, Installation/Operational Qualifications; Test Plans; Preventive Maintenance procedures; Specifications: Functional, User Requirements, and Software Design.
Ability to develop calculations in support of project design or equipment needs, and/or challenge 3rd party technical designs
Ontario, Canada; New York; North Carolina; Georgia; Texas; New Mexico.
Education, Experience, and Skills Required
Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. Mechanical engineering degree with Electrical experience preferred.
10+ years of engineering experience, with proven autonomous technical and project management responsibilities.
Comfort in executing responsibilities within a highly matrixed organization.
Robust project Management skills – traditional scope, schedule, and budget focus tracking against KPIs
Proven record of supporting field activities.
Total Productive Maintenance knowledge
Specific desired areas of knowledge include:
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Mechanical systems – equipment design, emission control systems, HVAC, fluid flow, boilers, chillers, conveyance systems
Understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers and their operation
Record of hands-on experience
Regulatory environment knowledge – FDA
Operational Excellence experience: Lean Six Sigma, 5S, etc.
Solid communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation
Management of Change
Professional Engineering degree a plus
Experience in executing projects in an FDA-regulated environment.
CAD skills a plus
Knowledge of Spanish advantageous
Solid business acumen.
Must recognize and be willing to travel up to 60% within geographical regions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Our client, U.S. LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.