Chief Operating Engineer and Maintenance Manager – CWD

  • Company:
    Sazerac Company
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth – recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.First Class Operating Engineer – manages boilers, pressure vessels and compressors to Ontario TSSA regulations. Supervises 4 Second Class Operating Engineers. Maintenance Manager – Develops and oversees all Preventative Maintenance activities, troubleshooting, plant modifications including engineering, and H&S projects. Supervises electricians, millwrights and outside contractors. Actively involved in building modifications, machine modifications and production setup.Ensure safe and efficient operation of boilers and pressure vessels. Ensure operations achieve highest efficiency and quality possible through support of capital planning, systems controls, general engineering, project management and overall maintenance. Provide engineering expertise to introduce new equipment and systems to enhance operations.Review new product initiatives and determine best method for production and equipment needed; purchase equipment at best price and oversee installation and startup and provide ongoing engineering expertise to maximize output and minimize downtime.Meet and exceed customer expectations through management of the Engineering and Maintenance department to achieve 95% operational uptime in support of delivering product to the customer that meet quality standardsand delivered on time and within budget. Support operations in improving processes and equipment reliability.Lead the Engineering and Maintenance department in a manner consistent with the culture of the company. Ensure employees are treated fairly and with respect. Create a team environment where all employees are encouraged to make a difference in meeting and exceeding customer expectations. Lead site Planned Maintenance Pillar and provide support to Autonomous Maintenance.Ensure that direct reports work safely at times. Owns the following elements of the the Collingwood site safety program: Asbestos control and abatement, Confined Space Entry, Contractor Safety, Fall Protection, Hot Work, Grounding and Bonding, Aboveground storage, LOTO, Machine Guarding. Member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee.Obtain and keep current all pressure vessel and operator certificates.Consult with operations team on cost savings projects applying engineering expertise to recommend new methodologies and equipment to ensure production efficiency, maximize output and prevent downtime without sacrificing quality.Develop and maintain a progression plan for all maintenance employees to increase their technical skills.Actively participate in the TPM continuous improvement program. Implement energy reduction and water reduction projects.RequirementsMUSTEngineering or related degree1st class Engineer credentials (exams passed)Ability to manage multiple projects at one timeProven strong analytical and technical skillsExcellent project management skillsRequires Supervisory experience5 years experience in the completion and management of Cap Ex plans and budgets, at leastPREFERREDKnowledge of environmental regulations and related compliance experienceRequires Experience in Alcohol Beverage IndustryPhysical RequirementsAbility to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance.Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.Verbally communicate with others to exchange informationAbility to work near moving mechanical partsAbility to work in high, precarious placesAbility to work with the risk of electrical shockNoise level at work station is loud (metal can manufacturing, large earth moving equipment)Ability to work 8 hour shiftAbility to work overtime if necessaryAbility to pay attention to detailAbility to multi-taskAbility to read and writeAbility to supervise colleaguesAbility to memorizeAbility to analyzeIn-person job attendance