Plant Engineer

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Hamilton Kent Inc. is looking for a Plant Engineer to join their Operations Team. The Plant Engineer ensures that all aspects of Plant Engineering requirements including equipment installation, design, costing, equipment and building maintenance are completed and accurate in order to meet timelines and stay within budget.    PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:  
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout
  • Analyze job costing and material reports and review financial records to ensure maintenance activities are in line with the budget. Assist in quotation process, when applicable.
  • Identify energy cost-savings and quality improvement projects in assigned area(s) and move them from concept to implementation.
  • Responsible for the maintenance department and optimizing the usage of labor and ensuring priorities are followed.
  • Design and implement the Preventative Maintenance program while maintaining proper spare parts inventory and economical costs.
  • Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service in accordance with legislated and regulatory requirements.
  • Follow up on delivery of materials and equipment through maintaining communications with suppliers and contractors.
  • Source all spare parts, supplies, new process equipment and materials, research benchmarking of new processes for continuous improvement to meet changing needs.
  • Prepares economical analysis and comparisons to provide management with information to use in decision-making processes.

The successful candidate will have:  
  • Completed College or University, preferably in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, combined with PLC Controls, and experience in a related industry is required.  
  • Over three years experience with rubber and/or plastics in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Lean Manufacturing experience is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge MS Office, CAD and database software. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and project management skills. 
  • Background in Health, Safety and Environment issues related to plant activities

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