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Plant Engineers' tasks vary depending on their position; those in entry-level roles maintain and repair plant equipment, while those in more senior positions tackle more managerial tasks. Responsibilities shown on sample resumes in this field include reviewing testing documentation; ensuring that PMs are completed; scheduling contractors to perform required tests; and monitoring equipment performance. While Plant Engineers need to be able to show at least a bachelor's degree on their resumes, optional certifications are also available in the field.

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Plant Engineer/operation Manager

Challenged initially with production efficiencies, improved performance from 67 to 89% in 36 hours

  • Implemented morning production meetings and a maintenance log, resulted in increase productivity and team cohesion.
  • Developed and managed a maintenance action plan to prioritize complex operations and stayed on schedule and under budget.
  • Orchestrated a training plan for CMMS (computerize maintenance management system) and inventory control, leading to optimal performance for all departments.
  • Coordinated with Progress Energy a ways to reduce energy cost, saved $10,450 per month by operating on off-peak hours.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Management
Refrigeration Course
2

Plant Engineer / Maintenance Manager

Recommended, coordinated and administered the training of the Maintenance Technicians.

  • Oversaw the evaluation of the technicians, contracted the training, and reviewed the technicians progress throughout the program and as a result there was a 50% increase in the work performed while generating an in-house saving in excess of $125K.
  • Developed a program to predict motor failures through identifying key parameters and implementing graphical displays resulting in saving a $50K per year as a minimum.
  • Administrated the overtime procedure resulting in $100K annual savings.
  • Executed the total roof replacement of a manufacturing facility while continuing production at normal output and as a result productivity, employee safety, inventory levels, and market share was maintained as well as customer satisfaction and profitability.
  • Annual maintenance cost was reduced by 40% during my tenure.
  • Managed all maintenance and facility issues.
  • Maintained preventative maintenance program and all environmental compliance at the facility.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
3

Plant Engineer

Managed capital and repair projects totaling over $2.5M. Ensured compliance with all Environmental Health and Safety policies and regulations. Enforced OHSA and corporate safety requirements for employees and contractors and implemented additional safety projects as needed. Analyzed process and personnel capabilities and directed and advised the team in designing and implementing new concepts, strategies, and personal behaviors to improve performance. Encouraged the institutional use of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

  • Utilized Lean concepts and critical reasoning to reduce a $600K repair parts inventory by $98K, a 16.33% reduction; exceeded annual cost reduction goals by $40K.
  • Implemented work order system to track repairs and identify trends. Utilized exceptional communication skills and persuasion to convey its benefits to team members and overcome resistance.
  • Used creativity sound financial analysis to ensure all 2013 capital projects were approved with an ROI of two years or less.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business
MS
Management & International Management
Management
4

Plant Engineer

Manage and Design Plant Improvements from Concept through Install.

  • Successfully managed the $2 million dollar Cupola replacement project for the fall 2011 plant shutdown.
  • Designed and implemented test press improvements which successfully eliminated an 18 year old problem.
  • Liaison with a BYU's Mechanical Engineering Capstone Teams for Crack Detection Project.
  • Continually improving processes by observing plant operations.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
Research Assistant
5

Research Run Plant Engineer

Oversaw construction, start-up, commissioning, and day-to-day operation of a plastics research pilot plant

  • Developed and issued summary research reports at the conclusion of each customer campaign
  • Assisted customers in design of experiments in preparation for a campaign
  • Adapted pilot plant capabilities to suit customer scale-up efforts
  • Partnered with local machine shop to design and fabricate specialty parts
  • Improved online time from 25% in 2008 to 75% in 2011
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Eng
MS
Chemical Eng
6

Plant Engineer / Plant Manager

Reported to the owner. Responsible for all personnel and production throughout the facility.

  • Developed and managed all capitol projects to update the facility and improve the manufacturing processes.
  • Worked with engineering to ensure all customer concerns are met with initial design prior to submittal.
  • Approved all final design and prototypes prior to being submitted to customers.
  • Implemented a program through our supplier to purchase all scrap at 30% of cost.
  • Minimized scrap rates by 21% and improved operations to insure profitability.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
7

Plant Engineer

Provided engineering, maintenance and EHS leadership for two manufacturing sites

  • Supported Director of Operations in strategic and tactical roles
  • Identified and prioritized 50 improvement opportunities for production operations
  • Developed 5-year plan for both Pittsburgh area manufacturing sites
  • Led start-up of new manufacturing process for a compound used in underground cables
  • Coordinated 5S implementation at two manufacturing plants
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
8

Plant Engineer

Supported Sales Department by the design of customized solutions for individual clients

  • Designed and implemented plant equipment upgrades and new quality control testing equipment to lower production costs, maintain a quality product, and increase efficiency on the main product lines
  • Collaborated with the Safety Committee to eliminate operational hazards, ensure workplace safety, and author PHA's on new and existing equipment
  • Integrated a thermocouple array within the main product curing process and coupled with a data acquisition system using the NI LabView program to find and eliminate uniform heating inefficiencies
  • Created highly visual technical PowerPoint presentations for research project concept illustrations and results
  • Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
9

Plant Engineer

Managed an 850k yearly budget for the upkeep and maintenance of eight UPS facilities throughout the state.

  • Engineering project management portfolio composed of building upgrades, conveyor maintenance and breakdown reductions, package care enhancements, and cost saving automations to older facilities.
  • Scored 100% in document maintenance and compliance during a third party corporate audit in January 2013.
  • Maintained an operating efficiency of less than 3 hours downtime out of 87,168 run time hours during a one year period.
  • Facilitated Environmental Audits throughout three state region of AL, FL, and MS while also managing Hazardous Waste pickups and compliance permit registrations.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering Technology
MA
Environmental Management
10

Plant Engineer

Directed the departments of Engineering, Maintenance and Process Engineers which encompassed equipment/systems engineering, plant utility systems, facility design, construction, and environmental controls.

  • Managed a maintenance team of 9 with 2 direct reports. Provided a resource for technical knowledge direction pertaining to production equipment productivity and repair
  • Participated and directed Lean Manufacturing, Tier meetings, 5S and conducted Gembas
  • Directed and overseen future planning and organization by using applied best Engineering practices to ensure the optimal operation and the repair of all process equipment.
  • Reviewed and recommended actions pertaining to crisis situations, capital projects, company mechanical integrity procedures.
  • Overseen and directed 4 direct reports and a total of 15 team members
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Engineering
MA
Engineering

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