Plant Engineer

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Southern Recruiting Solutions, Inc.
FL, United States

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Plant Engineer


Wilmington, DE 



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Job Description:

  • The Plant Engineer sources and specs out new production equipment and makes recommendations to leadership.
  • Evaluate needs to complete cost justification and return on investment.
  • Negotiates prices and agreements.
  • Works directly with equipment manufacturers.
  • Develop equipment specifications and approves mechanical drawings.
  • Develops and conducts Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) when equipment is completed.
  • Manages and is involved in equipment installation, start up, and testing.
  • Trains equipment operators and Maintenance team on care of the equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and addresses equipment failures/issues.
  • Develops equipment preventative maintenance (PM) practices and spare part stocking levels.
  • Leads/participates in safety observations, audits, training, etc. Includes safety aspects of project management, including design, installation and start-up, familiar with process hazard assessments, safe work practices.
  • Some relocation available. $80K-$105K.

  • The Plant Engineer will have a BS degree with an engineering major.
  • 3+ years of experience in a chemical plant is ideal.
  • Ability to execute chemical analytical techniques.
  • Knowledge of Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, SPC, and DOE methodology.
  • Some relevant experience would include: a) chemicals / petrochems / pharmaceuticals b) medical device 3) facilities utilizing robotics and automation 4) discreet manufacturing.
  • Should possess good innovative abilities for problem-solving including Continuous Improvement methodologies.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.