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Facilities Lead 17062
Akron, OH

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Work with one of the fastest growing companies in the consumer packaging goods industry!

Your Opportunity as the Facilities Lead near Akron, Ohio – 17062 

The Facilities Lead is responsible for keeping plant utilities running (boilers, air compressors, fire control systems, etc.), maintaining reliable systems, supporting Preventive Maintenance, and developing the capabilities of the Facilities Technician team. The Facilities Lead will also manage compliance with environmental permits and agencies. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for overall reliability of plant utilities and shared services                                                                                       
  • Maintains necessary permits and relationships with regulatory agencies and outside utility providers
  • Participates in daily reliability meeting; communicates issues and action plans relative to plant utility systems
  • Provides continued faculties team development through diverse education and coaching on the technical elements of facility operation with the focus of developing team members into multi-craft technicians
  • Owns utility cost results, gap analysis and improvement plan at the plant level
  • Utilizes facility maintenance resources and outside contractor to maintain plant utilities, prioritizing mechanical and electrical work 
  • Member of the Progressive Maintenance (PM) pillar team and primary owner of PM pillar capability for facilities
  • Responsible for maintenance planning and spare parts strategy within the department and appropriate use of Oracle eAM
  • Responsible for the plant’s wastewater treatment facility and it’s reliable operation
  • Provides project leadership and support for facility related projects, including capital project development and execution
  • Supports plant sustainability efforts in landfill diversion, water conservation and greenhouse gas footprint reduction
  • Owner of technical documentation for facilities
  • Maintains and tests the plant’s fire control systems
  • Serves as the primary contact for the plant’s insurance provider
  • Owner of a Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Key Element
  • Manages plant maintenance, building grounds, and utilities budget

What Success in the Facilities Lead role looks like:

  • Uninterrupted and continuous plant utility performance, zero unplanned outages
  • Full compliance with outside regulatory agencies, no environmental compliance outages
  • Facilities Systems Work Orders and PMs assigned and completed according to schedule
  • Monthly utilities budget goals set and achieved
  • Recognized as a role model, both technically and from a leadership perspective 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering;  Industrial Maintenance; Facilities Management; or related
  • 5 years of facilities systems experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred Mechanical and / or electrical experience in CPG or pharmaceutical industry ideal
  • Experience managing teams in a 24/7 operations environment is strongly preferred
  • Experience leading, developing, or managing others effectively
  • Environmental management experience including specific knowledge in air emission reporting (non-title V), landfill characterization applications, storm water, spill containment and control (SPCC), and chemical reporting for State Emergency Response (SERC) (LEPC) Tier II, RCRA, and DOT regulations
  • HVAC experience with managing large, chilled water systems (Centrifugal) and refrigerated direct expansion applications
  • Knowledge in traditional water chemical treatment, reverse osmosis, and food safe supplemental additives
  • Familiar with contract management relative to predictive technologies (infrared, vibration, oil, etc.) and outside technical contract services (ability to identify the proper technology at the correct frequency)
  • Proficient with Oracle Enterprise Asset Management (eAM)
  • Experience with high-performance work systems (SQMS,IWS)
Come join this growing facility that offers amazing benefits and a Community who thrives together~ We are bold, kind, strive to do the right thing, and play to win! 

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