Chief Boiler Manager

LocationWinnebago, Minnesota
DepartmentOperations
Reports ToPlant Manager
Position Overview

This position is responsible for ensuring effective operation of the plant utilities systems, coordinates improvement projects, and provides technical support to the entire organization.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for overseeing all duties and responsibilities of all direct reports
  • Works closely with the Manager of People and Culture regarding staff performance management, growth and development, training, policies and procedures and people management
  • Develop employees by conducting performance evaluations for all direct reports and follow-up on objectives and opportunities throughout the year
  • Supervises the operation and maintenance of the plant utility systems, including steam boiler and distribution system, water treatment, storm water ponds, air compressors, cooling water systems
  • Oversees energy conservation
  • Provides technical troubleshooting expertise
  • Direct, maintain, and enforce the safety program for the utilities department; review safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all boiler operators
  • Works closely with other team members to assist with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansion
  • Acts as the company liaison with outside agencies (i.e. FM Global)
  • Takes a lead role with respect to the plant’s Quality Program. Ensures compliance with standards and legislation
  • Takes a lead role in, and ensure plant compliance in GMPs, and food and feed safety. Ensure compliance with FSMA, FEMAS, and other relevant food and feed safety initiatives
  • Maintain safety, health, and environment policies and procedures. Ensure city, county, state and federal regulations relating to the maintenance department are always met
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and advocating 5S opportunities within facility
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP, and design review
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Chief 1st Class Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification possessing license in good standings
  • Secondary engineering license would be seen as an asset
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety Act administers all applicable regulations consistently. Knowledgeable of ESA and Arc Flash requirements and adheres to regulations
  • Experience in continuous improvement tools and root cause analysis
  • Proven ability in organization, decision-making and problem-solving techniques
  • Experience managing teams, developing employees, and achieving results through others.
Qualities
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • A motivated individual driven to achieve optimal plant performance, takes full ownership of the job, stretches the limits and keeps the team focused, performing at their maximum ability
  • Promotes clear communication, expectations, performance standards and accountability at all levels
  • Team-oriented individual with effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Dedicated to business objectives and continuous improvement through adaptability, innovation, and agility
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.