Plant Engineer

Spears Manufacturing

Spears Manufacturing headquartered in Sylmar California, a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of plastic valves, fittings and pipe since 1969. Due to our companies continued growth we are currently are looking for the right individual for Supervisory position in our company’s Engineering department . This is a career position with a national company that has over 26 plants, manufacturing, tooling and distribution centers throughout the United States.

The pay will be commensurate with the individual s experience and skill level.

This opportunity is at our Spears Manufacturing facility in Sylmar, California. Openings for the right individual in our Engineering Department. We have an immediate opening for a management position of Plant Engineer to run our PVC / CPVC Operations companywide.

The right candidate will train in all functions of production, raw materials to finished products, Spears produces and catalogs over 150,000 parts, meeting & exceeding ASTM, NSF requirements.

This is a Hands-On position, manufacturing floor position, mentoring and training, directing staff companywide to complete work orders, tasks, correctly, safely, and in a timely fashion.

Direct Reporting to the Chief Engineer Operations Manager & Owner

This position will be mentored by the Chief Engineer Operations Manager, daily shadowing and grooming, learning the Spears way

The pay will be commensurate with the individual s experience and skill level.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and govern that Spears Standards are globally uniform
  • Work across departments and facilities to ensure expectations are clear, communicate and simplify as needed for compliance
  • Follow safe work practices and maintain a clean working environment, Ensure that all products meet quality standards and inspection
  • Correct preparation of pipe, Check work orders to correspond with parts
  • Coordinate Basic repair and maintenance of machines
  • Delegate and monitor results, review and follow-up or follow through
  • Mechanical knowledge required to Set up machines, extruders, understanding hydraulics, temperatures, timers, and pressures
  • Spears Manufacturing is an all under one roof company that fabricates, maintains, modifies, all tooling, molds, equipment for all locations
  • Advise Foreperson/Lead person of problems that may require advanced maintenance

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years in Supervision
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude, knowledge of PVC, CPVC industry a definite plus
  • Understanding fit, form, & function design, knowledge of 3D CAD, strong computer and technical skills, experience with Solidworks and FEA software
  • Ability to delegate, understand and follow verbal and demonstrated instructions
  • Use of Engineering Principals to solve production problems
  • Acquire knowledge of part numbers and products
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work, exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 20 to 50 pounds frequently, and 10 to 20 pounds constantly. Performing such activities as stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting, squatting, bending, reaching, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping
  • Only the qualified need to apply, Spears is all about manufacturing, daily attendance is required]Apply Today! For any consideration please attach your resume when you apply.

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