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Facility Engineer / Manager - Manufacturing

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF10749C Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 111 West Park Drive, Kalkaska, MI Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

ITW Specialty Films is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company.  ITW Specialty Films designs, manufactures and markets specialized coated and/or metalized films for the Card, Security, and Medical markets.  The division leverages unique core competencies and technologies in films, foils, laminates, holography and transfers to address customer needs globally.  Operates in 5 locations (NA & EU).  ITW Specialty Films has a fun, fast-paced work environment with a great dynamic support team. 

Our employees enjoy a full benefit package which includes competitively priced medical plan options with FSA and HSA plans, dental, prescription drug, vision, 401(k) with a company match, life insurance, wellness programs, employee discounts, 12 paid holidays per year, vacation and sick time starting in year of hire, and a corporate matching gift program for charitable donations! 


Position Summary

Under direction of the Operations Manager, the Facilities Manager performs and manages a variety of process engineering, plant, safety and maintenance related activities, which may include preparing capital projects.  The Facilities 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. 

The individual will drive related responsibilities while collaborating with site leadership. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1.  EHS and Regulatory Compliance

  • Support and collaborate with leadership on OSHA-based safety programs, managing applicable regulatory compliance, training, and inspections. 
  • Support, advise and implement on divisional safety initiatives as well as all other safety programs.
  • 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 requirements.

2.  Facilities

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

3.  Production Equipment

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

4.  Talent Management

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

 

Qualifications:

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree preferred. Related combination of education and experience may be considered.  
  • 3-5 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 expertise.
  • 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 a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system due to your disability, please email hrdept@itwsf.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.