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    Maintenance Engineer / Reliability Engineer
    Company  : Manufacturing and Processing Industry Leader
    Location   : Domestic U.S.
    Maintenance Engineer / Reliability Engineer

        * Serve as Plant Maintenance & Reliability Engineer responsible for maintenance engineering and reliability projects including mechanical reliability, vibration analysis, lube oil analysis and mechanical integrity.
        * Troubleshoot Plant maintenance problems and establish Preventive Maintenance procedures.
        * Direct and coordinate plant CMMS.
        * Work closely with senior maintenance and plant management personnel.
        * BS Mechanical Engineering or other engineering disciplines.
        * Experience supervising maintenance projects and some maintenance supervision as a Relief Maintenance Foreman.
        * Experience in an industrial processing plant such as: chemicals, petrochemicals, petroleum, metals, construction materials, cement, or power generation.
        * Experience managing Plant maintenance projects, mechanical reliability, vibration analysis, lube oil analysis and mechanical integrity.
        * Troubleshoot Plant maintenance problems and establish Preventive Maintenance procedures.
        * Direct and coordinate plant CMMS.


    Keywords: CMMS, Maintenance, Reliability, PM / PdM, Predictive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Vibration Analysis, Tribology, Lube Oil Analysis, Metals, Minerals, Chemicals,
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    Product Development Engineering Leader: Specialty Chemicals / Minerals
    Company  : Significant International Leader in Specialty Chemicals / Minerals
    Location   : Northeast U.S.
    Product Development Engineering Leader: Specialty Chemicals / Minerals

    Support the improvement of new specialty chemicals / minerals products to meet customer demands in various industries.  Support optimization of process systems, manufacturing cost reduction and performance testing of new process equipment.  The strong candidate will have a BS in Chemical Engineering or Plastic Materials Engineering with 7+ years experience related to Plastic Engineering, Chemistry and / or Mineral Processing.  Experience with supervising staff is highly desirable. Must have a strong academic background in organic or inorganic chemistry, as well as experience with statistics and computer applications.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

     Manage experimental product sample request process.

    Supervise Process, Lab Technician(s) and support plant operations.

    Analytical lab testing and quality control lab tests.

    Operation of pilot scale equipment.

    Operation of production equipment in plant scale trials.

    Write test plan, carry out tests in the laboratory, pilot and full production scale trial. 

    Write reports.

    Conduct vendor searches for new process chemicals and equipment.

    Witness trials at Customer or vendor locations.

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    Senior Mining Engineer
    Company  : One of the Leading Producers in the World of Key Products
    Location   : Mid-Atlantic U.S.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Develop mining plans based on all available geological information to support short and/or long range planning and production goals;
    • Direct engineering for: mine ventilation, ore conveyance, rock mechanics, budgetary recommendations and knowledge of mine safety rules and regulations;
    • Monitor mining methods and equipment to improve performance; ensure maximum productivity and extraction rates by optimizing mining methods and procedures;
    • Serve as liaison with Federal, State and Local regulators. Completing, or overseeing completion of all required reports, certifications and recertifications;
    • Work closely with Operations to ensure that designs are implemented in the field;
    • Promote and coordinate continuous process improvement initiatives;
    • Establish and maintain effective work and communication relationships within departments, ensuring that efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved;
    • Provide guidance and counsel to site management on applicable programs and practices;
    • Remain current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance; and
    • Complete special projects as assigned.  

    Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
    • B.S in Mine Engineering or equivalent area of study;
    • Minimum 7 years of experience in mine engineering including mine projects and mine planning;
    • Thorough knowledge of mine engineering;
    • Background in reserves calculation and reporting;
    • Proficient in Mine Planning Software and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills.
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    Company  : Highly Valued Company Due To Significant Assets and a Strong Growth Rate
    Location   : Western U.S.
    Demonstrated record of accomplishment in a manufacturing culture focused on safety, reliability, and process improvement.  Ideally this experience will include 24/7 continuous process manufacturing.  Experience should include a minimum of 2 years of experience in an engineering capacity.  Good technical skills coupled with excellent communications skills are essential. Hands-on, in-plant experience. 

    The ideal candidate will have the desire and potential to develop into a broader management role, in an engineering, maintenance, or production capacity in the future.

    Other requirements include:
    BS Chemical Engineering or related technical field
    Strong background using statistical methodologies (SPC) to improve plant operating efficiency and productivity
    Capability to independently support related areas of responsibility with minimal supervision
    Ability to effectively communicate with all functional groups and through several levels of the organization
    Can utilize project engineering/project management and other engineering tools to optimize project execution
    Interest in and commitment to teamwork and team based systems
    Demonstrated leadership skills
    Strong Computer skills
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    Automation & Controls Engineer - DCS and PLC
    Company  : One of the Largest Global Producers of Key Products
    Location   : Southeast U.S.

    Automation & Controls Engineer

    Oversee automation and controls including installation and programming of PLC and DCS systems and networking. Oversee maintenance and installation of analog and digital equipment. Design and improve HMI systems. In addition, maintains, tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls through work with maintenance technicians.



    ·        Troubleshoot and commission Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

    ·        Writing and understanding programs with advanced PLC and DCS instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.

    ·        Perform screen development and modifications for HMI software.

    ·        Programming PLCs and DCSs.

    ·        Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives.

    ·        Organize and maintain PLC records and ensure they are backed up and up to date.

    ·        Change program documentation to reflect any changes that need to be made.

    ·        Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes.

    ·        Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations.

    ·        Inspect and test equipment, controls and safety devices for operation and safety.

    ·        Observe all safety rules, regulations and precautions.



    • In depth knowledge of data base structures, DDE and HMI systems.
    • Thorough knowledge of PLC and DCS programming.
    • Significant knowledge of P&ID control schemes.
    • Knowledgeable of the appropriate electrical code.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
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    Plant Manager - Packaging
    Company  : Minerals and Mining
    Location   : 0

    Plant Manager

            Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership.  Working with others to perform against the plant site safety plan with the goal of being a zero injury workplace.

            Lead the effort with others to maintain a clean and safe production environment.

            Plan, organize and direct packaging operations to optimize performance.

            Work closely with others to motivate and improve knowledge of packaging personnel.

            Create Standard Operating Procedures, then train and hold people accountable to using them.

            Operate packaging at a high level of efficiency using Key Performance Indicators and a continuous improvement approach to hold yourself and your team accountable for achieving performance targets.

            Establish fluid transitions between shifts, including establishing shift schedules.

            Meet with direct reports twice per year to formally review their performance. 

            Hold people accountable administering the collective bargaining agreement. 

            Ensure employee grievances are addressed in a timely manner.

            Use root cause analysis to permanently solving problems.

            Work with purchasing to ensure packaging supplies are available to perform at a high level.

            Work closely with the Maintenance Manager to ensure proper preventative maintenance is occurring.

            Track and manage expenses versus agreed upon annual budget.

            Provide solid people leadership that lives our Core Values of:  Safety, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility.

            Help to implement a Customer Focused Strategy of Leading Customer Service, Competitive Cost Position, and High Quality & Innovative Products.  This includes supporting Good Manufacturing Practices and Third Party Audit requirements.

            Spend majority of the time in the plant work areas engaging with employees to listen, troubleshoot and provide support for improving performance.

            Willing to work more than 40 hours per week and weekends on occasion.



            Bachelor’s degree, preferably engineering or science 

            10+ years in consumer products packaging operations leadership and management role.   

            Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, and quality.

            Communication skills working with all levels, including hourly workforce and senior management.

            Experience using continuous improvement processes like Lean Sigma and Root Cause Analysis.

            Computer competence (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

            Customer focus mind-set.

            Results oriented and collaborative.

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    ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER - Title V Knowledge Necessary
    Company  : Minerals and Mining
    Location   : 0


    Direct permitting and compliance including the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive environmental management system for the operations. This position provides the leadership and expertise to obtain permits from local, state and federal regulatory agencies. Reports directly to the Executive Team and supports and directs the site management teams.



    ·        Develops, implements and maintains comprehensive management systems in support of the company Policy, Code of Conduct, and Commitment statement

    ·        Coordinates, monitors and evaluates the management system’s effectiveness; recommends appropriate corrective actions as required

    ·        Ensures compliance with all company policies and regulatory requirements.

    ·        Keeps abreast of all current and pending regulations

    ·        Works closely with the Site Managers and employees at all levels to maintain a safe and healthy work environment

    ·        Conducts/coordinates accident investigations, with particular attention given to the identification of root causes and effective corrective actions

    ·        Maintains a database for all environmental permits at the sites

    ·        Submits applications for renewal, modification, and/or change to the site’s environmental permits

    ·        Determine the need for outside environmental consultants, and gains approval prior to contracting their services

    ·        Provides leadership and guidance to the individual plant safety committees

    ·        Coordinates/conducts training for all employees, contractors and site visitors; ensures proper training documentation and maintains training record files as indicated by company policy and regulatory requirements

    ·        Coordinates/conducts health and industrial hygiene monitoring activities

    ·        Job responsibilities may require travel to other company operations as defined



    ·        Bachelor’s degree in a related technical, scientific, or engineering discipline and/or equivalent
    experience; bachelor’s degree preferred

    ·        Minimum of 5 years of experience in the heavy industry or related field

    ·        Skill in auditing/inspecting operations and company procedures

    ·        Ability to develop and implement effective strategies and management systems

    ·        Knowledge of financial and business analysis techniques

    ·        Knowledge of facility and operational procedures

    ·        Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels of the company

    ·        Must be well-versed in all aspects of environmental regulations, permitting, and sampling, with heavy emphasis in Title V air permitting including new source review, air permitting in non-attainment areas, and compliance air monitoring (CAM) plans

    ·        Strong background with UPDES/NPDES water permitting, sampling, reporting, and compliance; spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) compliance

    ·        Experience to also include RCRA compliance and completing and submitting annual regulatory reports including TIER II, AEI, and TRI reports.  

    ·        Track record of timely follow-up and incident reporting and accurate collection and tracking of required data is essential.

    Detail Apply Now

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