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Facilities Engineer

Franklin, MA 02038

Posted: 08/16/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 484214 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Cold Chain Technologies - Franklin, MA
Facilities Engineer
Direct Hire
Salary: up to $90k
20% Direct Hire Fee
100% Onsite role

Notes from Manager
  • Candidates must be fully Covid Vaccinated (Booster up to date)
  • Engineering Degree is mandatory


The Facility Manager ensures optimal functioning of building systems including; fire/life safety, mechanical, electrical, production and laboratory equipment, preventive maintenance programs and is also responsible to manage the Plant Technicians.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to manage a staff of plant technicians.

  • Maintain proper operation of all building systems and equipment including; fire/life safety, mechanical, electrical, and production and laboratory equipment.
  • Inspect building systems and equipment for problems, troubleshoot issues, make repairs as necessary, and escalate more complex repairs to the Plant Manager.
  • Responsible to develop and manage facility renovation and improvement program.
  • Oversee contractors for facility renovation and improvement projects.
  • Approve all work performed by outside contractors.
  • Responsible to develop and manage the facility preventative maintenance program.
  • Lead plant maintenance training programs and initiatives.
  • Comply with all safety and environmental procedures, including hazardous control, lockout – tag out programs, and other building awareness programs.
  • Research and justify cost savings measures to reduce plant operating expenses.
  • BSIE, BSME, or BS in Engineering Technology or related engineering field preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in facilities management position.
  • 5-8 years of experience in production engineering.
  • Working knowledge of fire/life safety, electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems plans, drawings and documentation.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing control and maintenance systems.
  • Hands on experience problem solving, troubleshooting equipment, and process improvement.
  • Experience in equipment maintenance programs is a plus.
  • Experience applying Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing/6 Sigma principles.
  • Excellent project management skills; ability to plan and implement projects from concept to completion.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in a positive and collaborative manner.
  • Ability to be flexible and able to adapt to changes in priorities.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications; Word, Excel, Access, as well as Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • MRP and AutoCAD software experience is desirable.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion.
  • Available for occasional travel.
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