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Maco Bag Corporation Maintenance - Engineering Manager in Newark, New York

Maco Bag has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineering Manager to work Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Oversee the development and implementation of all maintenance and process engineering processes and procedures in a packaging, co-packaging manufacturing facility.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Lead and direct the work of assigned maintenance technicians and process engineers.

  • Analyze and design lean effective systems, processes, and procedures to optimize use of space, equipment, material and personnel.

  • Assist in developing plant layout, configure process/production equipment locations.

  • Assist in the assessment of vendor/subcontractor evaluations.

  • Negotiate with vendors and suppliers for equipment acquisitions.

  • Work closely with quality engineering, Production, Buildings & Grounds, and other cross functional teams.

  • Support all current and new product introductions.

  • Manage special projects in equipment development, installation, and maintenance.

  • Ensure all manufacturing product specifications are developed and testing procedures completed.

  • Develop maintenance organization, enhance scope of skill sets.

  • Develop and manage the Preventive Maintenance Program.

  • Works within established budget for department. Reviews monthly financial data for deviations from budget. Continuously evaluate, research and provide recommendations for cost reduction opportunities and increased efficiency.

  • Ensures compliance to established policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Fully understand specifications, manufacturing processes and procedures.

  • Knowledge of packaging, co-packaging manufacturing technologies and equipment.

  • Knowledge of flexible packaging.

  • Experience in tool design and modifications.

  • Ability to read blueprints and working diagrams.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good time management skills, manage multiple priorities.

  • Business knowledge and negotiating ability.

  • Project management including operating within a budget, scheduling, organizing, coordinating and delegating.

  • Must be customer service oriented, inquisitive, resourceful, self-confident and flexible.

  • Able to professionally interact with all levels of employees within the company.

  • Able to negotiate and /or persuade internal and external entities for desired outcome.

  • Ability to effectively teach, mentor and manage employees.

  • Intermediate computer skills required including being knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite to produce necessary reports/documents.

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Strong leadership and technical abilities.

  • Excellent verbal and writtencommunication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving, analyical abilities.

  • Experience with Turbo CAD a plus.

    Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education and experience.

  • Five (5) years progressive experience in manufacturing processing engineering.

  • Five (5) years experience leading maintenance organization in a packaging, co-packaging manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with ISO Standards preferred.