Our client is an exceptional global manufacturing company located in Portland, Oregon. We are recruiting for an Engineering Supervisor to lead and manage the facility service department and support administrative tasks to the electrical department. The person in this role will have excellent organizational skills, be proficient with collaborating cross-functionally, have experience with lean manufacturing and change management, and be highly skilled in applying engineering principles, practices theories and technologies related to manufacturing and administration facility.
Responsibilities of the Engineering Supervisor-Facilities
Leads and manages facility service department and supports administrative tasks to electrical department.
Ensures safe work environment and supports plant safety program.
Provides facility engineering support to plant and administration for all building and campus related activities according to regulatory requirements.
Oversees the facility maintenance management activities for campus grounds, plant and administration buildings.
Prepares, negotiates and administers contracts with vendors for specialized facility building maintenance activities, remodeling, adding and removing equipment.
Provides resource estimates for performing facility maintenance tasks and risk analysis for deferring or delaying maintenance tasks.
Manages facility predictive and preventive planned maintenance program with the goal of continuously reducing unplanned machine downtime and maintenance cost.
Oversees facility projects insuring on time delivery and budget compliance.
Monitors operating loads and capacity constraints for building systems (compressed air, HVAC, water, electricity, etc.), identifying waste reduction opportunities.
Identifies, implements and supports key cost savings initiatives and process improvements related to spare parts, consumable supplies, tools and energy use.
Schedules and oversees external vendors support when needed.
Monitors the upkeep of tools and equipment used in department.
Manages staffing and hiring process; makes recommendations as needed.
Continuously builds a high-performance team through one-on-one meetings, training and development opportunities, performance appraisals and succession planning.
Controls department budgets and continuously reviews opportunities for cost savings.
Analyzes equipment and maintenance data to prepare reports to drive improvement.
Manages Facilities Technician training and certification program.
Organizes and leads projects using project management methodology.
Leads daily DMS and other team meetings, continuously aligning team to goals and objectives in the plant and company.
Conducts team member one-on-one and administers performance appraisals.
Maintains open communication through conversation.
Manages, reviews and updates process and procedural documents.
Qualifications of the Engineering Supervisor-Facilities
BS in Engineering or equivalent discipline.
10+ years Facility maintenance experience.
Full understanding of TPM strategies and concepts.
3+ years supervisory experience required.
Working knowledge of SAP (preferred), CMMS or similar ERP.
Customer service experience (preferred).
Highly skilled in applying engineering principles, practices, theories and technologies related to manufacturing and administration facility.
Demonstrated ability to apply principles within projects that require calculations to define or determine a solution. This includes ability to identify alternative methods to check and verify solutions.
Knowledge of structural properties, water systems, hydraulics, heat transfer and fluid piping desired.
Able to read facility diagrams and blue prints.
Proficient using data collection and analysis to identify improvement opportunities with energy use, machine reliability and performance.
Demonstrated ability to apply project management skills, develop departmental budgets, preparing negotiating and administering contracts for specialized facilities work.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate, manage and prioritize workflow ensuring accurate and timely completion of work.
High energy and activity-based behavior with demonstrated ability to achieve desired results or outcome.
Ability to translate specific goals into action and follow through to achieve goals.
Demonstrated effectiveness as a collaborative team leader; excellent interpersonal skills; active and respectful listener who can foster teamwork.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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