Plant Engineer

The Plant Engineer leads all Engineering and Maintenance activities and teams. Support in all complex project design, electrical, mechanical, environmental and layout development work in connection with equipment, new construction, or rearrangements in-plant facilities. Work involves the handling of technical duties where decisions are made within the limits of general practices and standards.



  • Full Time


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  • Prepares designs and layouts for operations activities
  • Prepares specifications for bids, evaluates bids, and makes recommendations
  • Provides technical assistance and problem-solving in maintenance areas
  • Estimates labor and material requirements for engineering projects
  • Designs electrical and mechanical systems to enhance operations
  • Monitors and adheres to recommended safety requirements and manage environmental compliance
  • Establishes a course of action to complete jobs and/or projects
  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions
  • Leads daily schedules for the Maintenance department to achieve throughput objectives
  • Performs Gemba walks of all areas of the facility while having visibility on all shifts
  • Develops and analyzes product workflows including equipment placement and space requirements to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Utilizes Lean Mfg. and Six Sigma methodologies to improve operational throughput
  • Partners with plant HR to hire, train and develop personnel in the department
    Ensure maintenance PM schedule meets equipment guidelines and coincides with operations schedules
  • Drives a culture of continuous improvement focused on internal customer support and growth


  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, Lean Mfg., Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints
  • Relevant computer applications, including all Microsoft Office programs


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Active
  • Learning and active listening skills
  • Strong organization, analytical, and computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability to change
  • Initiative
  • Conflict management
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Ability to create and develop an inclusive and engaged work environment


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


It is the policy of Drug Package, LLC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Drug Package, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.