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Engineering Manager, Electrical

JSK Recruiting, Inc • La Grange, IL

Posted 16 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - 5 to 10 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$100,000.00 - $130,000.00 /Year
Consumer Products, Food, Manufacturing
Engineering, Manufacturing, Management


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Job Description


  • Global foods manufacturer is searching for an Electrical Engineering Manager, to join a state-of-the-art manufacturing high-speed facility based in Chicago area.
  • Our client is a big believer of offering stability, the chance for expansive responsibilities and growth. This role is open due to retirement.


  • Supervise a team of engineers and maintenance electricians
  • Provide leadership and direction to the engineering and maintenance departments with additional responsibility for the completion of assigned engineering projects
  • Responsible for managing technical and project engineering duties to improve plant manufacturing performance, reduce costs, improve methods, and assist in machine maintenance and reliability.
  • Responsible for projects and repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations
  • Responsible for managing all malfunctions and ensuring full useful equipment life in coordination with daily maintenance electricians completed by operating personnel
  • Direct hourly electricians in their roles and responsibilities to meet plant objectives in safety, quality, cost, and customer service
  • Provide technical support for efficient troubleshooting/problem solving activities and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime
  • Manage maintenance department costs within budgetary guidelines

Job Requirements

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, chemical or Industrial Management) is required  
  • MBA or Masters is a plus
  • 5-7 years Engineering / Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is required.  Food, consumer products, high-speed or similar environment is preferred
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience is required
  • PLC & HMI; RSLogix 5000/500, Database interface with PLC/HMI, Industrial control networks; Ethernet I/P, ControlNet, DeviceNET, DH+, Remote I/O is preferred
  • PLC and robotic programming is preferred
  • Critical thinking skills, problem solving, strategy development, and project management experience
  • Experience implementing TPM and/or Lean initiatives (TPM, OEE, 5S, Center lining)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships at all levels and maintain a positive working environment
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills

If you have experience working in a foods or related manufacturing environment as an engineer, send us your resume and we will respond quickly

Job ID: EEM 1-2018
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