position title: facility engineer
location: kalkaska, michigan
position id: 6027



Position Summary:

Under direction of the Operations Manager, performs and manages a variety of process engineering, plant, safety
and maintenance related activities, which may include preparing capital projects. The Facility Manager supports
80/20 initiatives, annual planning, and assures the business meets or exceeds their agreed upon goals and
objectives. These goals and objectives relate to facilities projects, safety, environmental management, capital
investments, continuous improvement, and optimization of assets.

Responsible for planning and coordinating the design, maintenance, construction, renovation, and repair of all
facilities and equipment at the site. Manages maintenance personnel and guides them on determining priorities,
when to outsource, and where and when to adjust PM programs. The individual will drive related responsibilities while collaborating with site leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

▪ EHS and Regulatory Compliance:
o Support and collaborate with leadership on OSHA-based safety programs, managing applicable
regulatory compliance, training, and inspections.
o Support, advise and implement on divisional safety initiatives as well as all other safety programs.
o Oversee the company environmental compliance to EPA and other environmental agencies
regulations, rules and standards. This includes hazardous waste reporting
requirements/management, environmental permits and compliance, DOT and RCRA training

▪ Facilities:
o Manage the facility, maintenance and project engineering functions including all equipment
repair/preventative maintenance, facility infrastructure, HVAC, electrical, grounds, etc.
o Recommends maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications to increase safety,
reliability and/or achieve cost savings.
o Manage emergency equipment inspections, preventative maintenance and compliance testing.
o Manage work by vendors and contractors. Manage and review service contracts.
o Conducts and documents regular facilities inspections as required by company policy, state and
federal regulations.

▪ Production Equipment:
o Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the company’s manufacturing capability.
o Lead and assist in installation, PM, repair, removal, or transfer of equipment.
o Define, implement and maintain process documentation associated with operating production equipment.
o Support the Manufacturing teams to ensure that best practices are shared across the site.
o Collaboratively support improvements and issues with associated production, process, quality, and
operations personnel.

▪ Talent Management:
o Cultivate and reinforce within the maintenance staff a culture of engagement and creative problem
o Guide individual development to match interests of individual and needs of business.
o Make recommendations for the size and skillsets of the team of direct reports that best aligns with the
needs of the business.


Skills and Qualifications:

▪ Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree preferred. Related combination of education
and experience may be considered.
▪ Three to five years progressive and successful related facilities and maintenance experience is required. Experience in web coating, converting, chemicals, and interfacing with manufacturing operation ideal.
▪ Experience should include related manufacturing processes, projects to reduce product cost, improving
efficiency, and reducing complexity.
▪ High level of success in estimating, budgeting, scheduling, and driving projects to completion on time and
within budget.
▪ Safety training and experience ideal.
▪ Continuous improvement training/background a plus.
▪ Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written format with MS Office and presentation software
▪ Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
▪ Excellent project management skills
▪ Demonstrated leadership skills


Working Conditions and Requirements:

▪ Work is normally performed primarily Monday through Friday in an office environment. Evening and weekend
hours may be required as needed.
▪ Exposure to potential physical risk on plant floor from mechanical and electrical equipment. Strict adherence
to company and regulatory safety requirements is required.
▪ Ability to occasionally stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 50 pounds.
▪ Ability to travel and work various hours as necessary to support business/site initiatives


If you are interested in this role, please send your updated resume to angelo@centraljobs.com or call directly at 440-772-1015.

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