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Plant Engineer
Sibley, Iowa - Posted on April 28, 2021
Published By Jennifer Andrews

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Now hiring a Plant Engineer for direct-hire in Sibley!

Job Description

Trillium Staffing is now seeking a Plant Engineer in the Sibley, IA area.

This is a Direct hire opportunity working for an established packaging manufacturer. Salary range is $85,000 to $114,000 per year. Office hours of 7:30-3:00 p.m. or 8:00 am-5:00 pm. The Engineer will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the Plant operations in the form of process improvement, cost reduction, safety enhancement, and efficiency.  As well, he/she is responsible for the justification, engineering and installation /startup of all capital projects in conformity with the policies and practices of the company. 
                                                                                                      Functional Responsibilities
-Identify, develop, and manage process improvement projects specifically aimed at improving operational efficiencies (waste, productivity, costs).  This includes the ongoing development and training of required methods and procedures.
-Trouble Shoot daily production and process problems, communicate with Manufacturing Manager, Production Superintendent, Supervisors and Operators regarding run problems, investigate root causes and recommend and implement corrective actions.
-Work in conjunction with manufacturing and maintenance personnel to ensure consistent operation of equipment to prescribed conditions, once developed. Identify any/all of the following:  set-up and run parameters; maintenance intervals; and/or material specifications. 
-Develop supporting set up, run and change over documentation and facilitate all training.
-Write, perform, analyze, and report on validations to support process standardization. Design equipment modifications and make recommendations to resolve work method problems.
-Develop project justifications, ROI analysis and proper project/capital requests consistent with company policy. 
-Source equipment suppliers and brokers for available machinery.
-Prepare drawings, plans and designs for approval.
-Plan, organize and co-ordinate execution of all project work.
Liaise with government and regulatory bodies, and ensure all new installations or modifications meet the applicable regulations.
-Provide input to capital expense budget forecasts.
-Control capital project costs within budgeted limits.
Take lead on management and implementation of safety initiatives.  Always operate with safety considerations as paramount.
-Assist Manufacturing in preparing standard operating conditions with the appropriate input from the machine operators, supervisors and technical personnel. Assists Sales and Packaging Engineer in the development of customer specifications. 

If interested, please apply today!


-Four year degree in Engineering – ME, IE, ChE or manufacturing engineer and 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
-Strong mechanical/electrical and process knowledge understanding.
-PC knowledge for statistical methods.
-Good communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal.

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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