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Director Of Engineering

  • Ref: 298273
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Wayne, NJ
  • Industry: Food
  • Job Level: Director
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Director of Engineering Your Role Looking for an experienced engineer to oversee engineering in our plants.  This position is expected to ensure maximum productivity level and drive continuous improvement.  

Job Duties

  • Support manufacturing operations in the development and implementation of systems and equipment.  
  • Develop, optimize and maintain manufacturing processes.  
  • Manage implementation schedule and track metrics of equipment performance.  
  • Lead process improvement initiatives in all areas of our plants.  
  • Research and propose necessary implementation of equipment for more efficient production. 
  • Manage effectiveness in implementation & project management.  
  • Assist operations and maintenance teams with difficult troubleshooting problems on production equipment.  
  • Establish standard of work and systems to monitor consistent results & KPIs. 
  • Ensure that training is conducted, and necessary contents are built to deliver successful training.  
  • Manage the Engineering budgets and track capex spending throughout the year.  

Experience & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical engineering, Industrial engineering or related field.  
  • 5+ years’ experience in leading Engineering in a food manufacturing company.  
  • Work experience showing high performance, results and a demonstrated competency in key skills.  
  • Proven success using continuous process improvement methods and techniques.  
  • Strong project management, multitasking and decision making skills.  
  • Experience with automation.    
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal).  
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret.  
  • Adaptability to changing demands, priorities, circumstances and directions.  
  • Strength working independently, but also as a member of the larger company team.

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