Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

We are seeking a talented individual to join our Sidney, MT factory as a Maintenance Engineer. The purpose of this position is to identify process changes to increase factory throughput and sugar recovery as well as reduce processing costs. The Maintenance Engineer assures that resulting programs are effective and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

The principal accountabilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with Factory and Corporate Engineering to ensure the maintainability of new capital projects and modified installations.
  • Establishes and documents maintenance procedures for all new installations.
  • Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines the preventive (PM)/predictive (PdM) maintenance process in pursuit of optimization.
  • Coordinates with planner/scheduler to ensure that PM/PdM services and inspections are scheduled and performed when due, and that resultant corrective work is promptly performed.
  • Coordinates planner/schedulers, production and maintenance personnel, and plant management during planned maintenance shutdowns to maximize required maintenance work while minimizing process downtime.
  • Reduces and improves maintenance work wherever feasible; assuring efficient and reliable operation of plant, process and equipment while protecting and prolonging the economic life of plant assets at optimal cost.
  • Routinely contributes to the planning of realistic production capacity based upon analysis of preventive maintenance time needs and failure history.
  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions.
  • Develops a standardized program that influences the selection of materials, equipment and spare parts.
  • Remains abreast of and applies advancing maintenance technology as applicable

To be successful in this position requires the completion of a 4-year degree in mechanical, electrical, or a related engineering field. Completion of ACSC’s Engineering Trainee program preferred, or 5 – 7 years of experience in maintenance engineering practices. Direct training and experience in maintenance engineering practices is desirable. The incumbent must possess well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, and be self-motivated and dedicated to effecting positive change in a traditional maintenance minded workforce, from a reactive to proactive maintenance philosophy.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Melanie Hanson at by Thursday April 28, 2022. Internal and external candidates will be considered simultaneously.

An Equal Opportunity Employer