Plant Engineer

Plant Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Plant Engineer to join our team.


  • Act as a SME for equipment, processes and safety in the plant;
  • Plan, direct and lead equipment maintenance projects;
  • Work with senior management on budgets and resource allocation;
  • Interact with 3rd party vendors on equipment/maintenance related services;
  • Oversee the work of Maintenance/Equipment Technicians.


  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience in a plant environment (food/beverage a plus, but pharmacy, packaging or paint background works too);
  • Ensure that plant NERC Reliability procedures and policies are kept up to date with requirements;
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering or other related field;
  • Exceptional communication skills and a passion for leading people;
  • Provide training to plant personnel on updated or new NERC procedures and requirements;
  • Complete Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets (RSAWs) for the plant;
  • Experience & knowledge in MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to calculate figures;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Proven ability to manage equipment related projects;
  • Previous experience as a Plant or Maintenance Engineer in a fast-paced manufacturing environment- Food Industry a plus.