Director of Engineering

San Diego Permanent $140,000 - $160,000 per year
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
  • 10+ years of Engineering experience within the food & beverage industry

About Our Client

Our client is a beverage brand with an exciting product and manufacturing process. They are in rapid ramp up mode and are found in various retail store chains.

Job Description

As the Engineering Director you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and implement the capital project and facility expansion plans
  • Drive technical KPI's and budget expectations to plan
  • Maximize throughput and labor hour outputs and reduce inefficiencies in the manufacturing process
  • Implement best practices for PM's, work orders, defect handling, parts and vendor management
  • Apply knowledge of new and developing manufacturing technology, equipment, and applications
  • Troubleshoot new and existing automated equipment and provide technical assistance to the plant
  • Implement training programs and SOP's to develop highly skilled technicians
  • Use root cause problem solving techniques and implement preventative measures
  • Apply lean manufacturing techniques and implement improvements to existing manufacturing processes
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field required (Master's preferred)
  • 10+ years of engineering experience in a food and beverage manufacturing facility building systems, developing people, and implementing major capital projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization skills
  • Able to work with a variety of people on multiple tasks and can motivate team efforts to accomplish goals
  • AutoCAD, Controls & automation, and Project Management skills preferred

What's on Offer

Competitive salary + Stock Equivalents

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering & Manufacturing Subsector
San Diego
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