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Plant Engineer

Greif Inc. Tama, IA Full-Time
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Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing its vision to become the world’s best performing customer service company in industrial packaging. The company produces steel, plastic and fibre drums, intermediate bulk containers, reconditioned containers, flexible products, containerboard, uncoated recycled paperboard, coated recycled paperboard, tubes and cores and a diverse mix of specialty products. The company also manufactures packaging accessories and provides filling, packaging and other services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the southeastern United States. The company is strategically positioned with 290 operating locations in 43 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.


Manages Capital Budget and projects as well as supports maintenance and production functions, ensuring cost effective support to maximize efficient mill operations. 
- Manages all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Greif’s accounting policies and financial control procedures. Ensures that Subordinates are trained and aware of the requirements of the Greif Standards of Business Conduct Policy.
- Oversees the mill’s Capital Budget and projects.   
- Oversees effective department safety and housekeeping programs with direct responsibility for lockout and hot work programs.  Participates with other key leaders to ensure effective mill wide safety and housekeeping programs include enforcement of appropriate rules and regulations.
- Ensures that Engineering positions are staffed with qualified staff members. 
- Coaches staff on job performance and arranges for or may conduct technical training programs to provide a high level of competence among engineering/maintenance staff.
- Communicates effectively with engineering and maintenance staff to ensure a good understanding of mill goals and priority projects.
- Provides engineering services for new installations or revision of existing equipment and systems.  Arranges for outside engineering support as needed.
- Supervises maintenance of engineering files to ensure that mill blueprints, CAD drawings, instruction books, parts catalogs and other useful information are retained in an orderly and easily accessible manner.
- Identifies and analyzes potential problems, equipment failures and negative trends in equipment performance making appropriate recommendations and/or providing corrective actions as necessary.
- Assists with coordinating all on-the-run, scheduled shutdown maintenance and capital job work both mechanical and electrical.  Arranges for contractor staff to supplement mill resources as needed. 
- Maintains an adequate Capital Request and Approval recordkeeping system.
- Provides mill contract services that result in maximum equipment performance reliability at minimum repair and supply cost.
Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Greif Standards of Business Conduct Policy required


- Bachelor of Science in Engineering with at least 2 years’ experience as a Project, Plant, Maintenance, or Process Engineer in the Pulp and Paper industry.
- Must have knowledge in process piping systems, process control systems, electrical power and structural engineering.
- Should be capable of estimating and managing projects.
- Familiarity with utilizing programs such as CAD would be a plus.
- Must have excellent troubleshooting skills to resolve process and equipment issues.
- Must be organized and able to proficiently multi-task.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not take into consideration the following when making hiring decisions: race, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, disability status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Disclaimer: This Job Summary indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent(s).  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent(s) may be asked to perform other duties as requested.

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