Engineering & Maintenance Manager



  • Platinum level health insurance rating with low premiums, deductibles and out of pocket maximums
  • Quarterly & Annual bonus potential
  • Paid life insurance
  • Up to 5% 401(k) match
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid paternity & maternity leave programs
  • Wellness programs, service awards, company parties
  • An excellent working environment & opportunity to make a difference

Essential Functions

Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
  • Initiate and execute the successful implementation of all capital projects - Identification, Feasibility, Design, Procurement, Construction, and Start-up
  • Manage financial performance, including expense/capital budgeting, expense/capital spending and results feedback
  • Responsible for all facility and site maintenance activities
  • Meet business needs with strategic and tactical planning and timely implementation of innovative solutions
  • Establish safety as a top priority in training, equipment/job design, work assignment and regulatory compliance
  • Evaluate team performance efficiencies and coordinates necessary resources
  • Analyze current manufacturing processes and recommends improvements to improve safety, quality & efficiency
  • Systematically solve problems and implement effective solutions to root causes of problems
  • Support Site Quality Practices including GMP and Manufacturing in a Food Grade Environment
  • Manages a pro-active, preventive maintenance operation to protect Company assets.
  • Effectively coach, teach and coordinate programs for team members to develop technical, business and social skills
  • Responsible for compliance with facility-related local, state and federal regulations
  • Works closely with the other Plants/Plant Engineering Managers to optimize company as well as plant results.
  • Provides TPM leadership, representing the Plant at a company-wide level

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals qualified with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Leader of people, teams and processes: decision-maker; confident and competent
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; facilitation skills
  • Excellent listener: empathetic to team member concerns and directs necessary follow up actions
  • Creative and change oriented: leads and directs the continuous improvement process in all areas; TPM experience preferred
  • Proactive: anticipates needs for change and plans for them
  • Strong business acumen
  • Team builder and team player
  • Computer Knowledge including Microsoft Office 365 Software and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; delegating tasks to and partnering with employees who have leadership responsibilities; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 8 years of leadership experience in continuously increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience in processing and packaging equipment within the food, beverage or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of plant equipment and facilities


To support ongoing business goals and successfully contribute to your team, acceptable levels of performance and attendance must be consistently maintained, including attending all required meetings and events. Requires the flexibility to work non-standard hours as needed.


Follows procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded. Must also produce quality work measured by efficiency, accuracy, and completion of both personal and company goals in a manner that embodies CM values and our culture of integrity, dignity and respect.


Employees are required to conduct their work in a safe and legal manner, according to all GMP food safety standards as well as following all compliance and CM safety protocols. Employees must be willing to be responsible for their safety and health as well as the safety and health of all employees, vendors and visitors.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This position requires working in both manufacturing and office environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone along with reaching. Specific vision abilities include close vision requirements due to computer work. Moderate noise, ability to work in a confined area, and ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time are also included. Must be able to effectively communicate and work in a dynamic environment. You may also be on your feet for several hours a day and may be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects, climb stairs, exert energy, bend, twist and squat and use tools and equipment in an indoor production environment that has a high level of food dust and limited climate control while wearing PPE.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.

The policy of Continental Mills, Inc. is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.