Plant Engineer/ Maintenance Manager - Chicago, Illinois United States - 20636


Job #: 20636
Title: Plant Engineer/ Maintenance Manager
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Our client is a green energy company that is committed to alternative solutions and sustainable development to protect the environment and is an industry leader with tremendous growth opportunity. Currently seeking a high performer to fill the role of Maintenance Manager and Plant Engineer for their facility in the greater Chicago area. Very good growth potential and comprehensive benefit and relocation package.


Will serve as Maintenance Manager, supervising a team of maintenance technicians, pipe fitters and I&E technicians. Will also serve as PSM program leader.

Evaluate technical and operable feasibility project components including industrial vessels, rotating equipment, control systems, tankage, piping, heat exchangers and related process infrastructure.

Evaluate equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.

Work with operations and maintenance groups to optimize production and mechanical integrity.

Participation in shutdown planning and analysis for improvements in shutdown efficiency and cost reduction and coordination with production requirements.

Troubleshoot process and equipment problems through preventive maintenance management involving rotating equipment, vacuum systems, fire heaters/exchangers, tankage, instrumentation, waste water treatment, etc.

Work with management to develop capital improvement projects including budgeting, justification, management, and reporting.

Develop and manage elements of the facilities Process Safety Management program including coordinating HAZOPs, mechanical integrity, management of change, etc.




Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required

Minimum 5+ years related work experience required in the chemical, petrochemical, refining or related process industry manufacturing environments (food ingredients, nuclear etc.)

Background in equipment/process troubleshooting. Relevant unit operations include: distillation columns, reactors, stripping, waste water treatment and various rotating equipment.

Well developed analytical and problem solving skills

At least one year of previous supervisory experience

Capital project conception and execution

Must be comfortable working out in a manufacturing environment

Working knowledge of requirements for PSM under OSHA regulations.

Should have a desire for a future role in Operations Management

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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