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Location: Wausau WI area
Salary Range: $90000 To $100000 (Depending On Experience) + 15% Bonus
Relocation Assistance Approved


The Engineering Manager is responsible for all aspects of engineering and maintenance for the plant. He/she is expected to provide leadership, technical expertise and drive results across capital execution, site and facility maintenance, asset and productivity improvements while managing and minimizing labor & overhead costs while ensuring the highest levels of safety, quality, sanitation and regulatory compliance. The incumbent is a key member of the company Engineering community.


Ensures mechanical and electrical expertise are available to production and other departments to maintain production systems, utilities, buildings and grounds in a 24-hour, 7-day per week operation.

Drive key initiatives around the standardization of best practices and policies for the Maintenance Department.

Provide leadership and direction to plant maintenance function covering the 24/7 operation.

Improve employee safety, production quality, equipment reliability, and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques.

Utilizes mechanical and electrical expertise to manage production systems, utilities, buildings and grounds.

Utilizes Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo) for scheduled preventative maintenance and scheduled master sanitization schedule. Full knowledge and utilization of the CMMS system in support of maintenance & engineering functions.

Responsible for Continuous Improvement programs related to engineering, to generate improvement plans that feature both short and long-term improvements, with and without capital investment.

Business driver of Value Stream Mapping and Lean Processes.

Drive key initiatives throughout the facility in the areas of Maintenance, fixed asset management, plant layout & flow manufacturing, managing floating bottlenecks, FDA/GMP/AIB compliance, safety and automation.

Train staff members on new technologies (Maximo, electrical controls, and other manufacturing technology).

Provides management of employees (Maintenance Supervisor(s), Maintenance Mechanic(s), Maintenance Planner) directly and/or indirectly, to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions.

Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating. Serve as a Change Agent responsible for elevating staff member's capabilities for the benefit of the organization.

Drive key initiatives around refrigeration systems, plant utility systems, high-speed liquid processing, and packaging/material handling systems


Bachelors degree in Engineering, Masters degree preferred.

8-10 years progressive experience in manufacturing engineering, with at least 3 years in a management role.

Extensive knowledge of operations from a technical perspective.

High level management and business skills, extensive financial knowledge base as well as understanding of employment policies/procedures.

Organizational, interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills.

Able to influence and impact all levels in the Cooperative organization.

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Dennis J Pradarelli CPC
Wausau WI area
BS Engineering
$90000-100000 + 15% Bonus