Dart Container Plant Engineering Manager in North Aurora, Illinois
Plant Engineering Manager
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Date: May 16, 2021
Location: North Aurora, IL, US
Company: Dart Container
Are you always on the lookout for creative solutions and continuous process improvements?
Are you excited by the chance of gaining experience from a global manufacturing company setting the industry standard of excellence?
Dart is looking for you!
We need a leader with a true production mindset who thrives in a highly collaborative environment and shares our strong commitment to safety, quality, service, and efficiency.
Our Plant Engineering Manager will strive to improve operations, minimize costs while planning and directing the development and implementation of new methodologies. Effective communication skills to collaborate with a wide variety of individuals, when investigating, analyzing, and planning direction is a must!
Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, we’re proud to offer:
Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K, and wellness incentives
Opportunities for advancement
Full tuition reimbursement
Provides management of engineering services for the installation, maintenance, and improvement of machinery, equipment, and facilities
Lead continuous improvement initiatives
Tracks maintenance issues and advice on action needed to ensure production is not impeded
Responsible for installing and testing new equipment
Ensures that maintenance standards are compliant with statutory health and safety regulations
Direct teams to assess progress, analyze problems, facilitate solutions, identify resources, and adjust plans as needed
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on applicable machinery, equipment, and facility for cross-functional projects
Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of staff
Responsible for employee development, discipline, performance appraisals, and administration of policies
Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:
Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field and seven (7) years of engineering, facilities, and/or machinery maintenance experience
Seven (7) years of supervisory experience
Two (2) years specific experience performing maintenance and equipment reliability
Demonstrated project management experience by having successfully managed and completed a large, complex engineering project
Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
Advanced knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
Understanding of reliability tools and strategies including direct experience facilitating Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) or Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to persuade and influence the decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain difficult situations
Ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical audiences
Ability to utilize and train employees of varying levels/skills on technology, processes, and procedures
Ability to be on-call 24/7
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering
Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations
Paper converting, chemical or plastics processing, or packaging industrial experience
Lean manufacturing experience
Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.
Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.
If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.
Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.