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Facilities Engineer

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Location: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Job ID: 44545
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2020
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: Sullair, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Repair & Maintenance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Summary of the position:

The Facilities Engineering Department leads the design, installation, operation, maintenance, modification, construction, modernization, and protection of the physical property, facilities, and equipment of Sullair.  This role works directly with the Facilities Engineering Manager on improvement projects within the department and Sullair.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Directly support Sullair manufacturing under the management of the Facilities Engineering Manager.
  • Plan, direct and supervise construction and manufacturing projects using project and cost planning and managing skills.
  • Develop and write technical specifications, designs, and plans for capital projects.
  • Develop layouts for existing and future project/processes/designs in AutoCAD.
  • Participate, lead, and utilize root cause analysis on a regular basis.
  • Manage all aspects of several concurrent projects and prioritize tasks.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to meet program targets for cost, quality, and performance.
  • Develop and communicate scope, tasks, resources, costs and timelines for projects
  • Prepare project status reports, identify any risks to plan, prepare, and execute mitigation plans.
  • Maintain overall project cost status by reviewing and approving expenditures and labor plans.
  • Energy management, planning, and building control systems.  Includes building automation system, energy reduction projects, reviews, and audits.
  • Direct the maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment, including the establishment of facility standards, predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs, and vehicle fleet management.
  • Develop and maintain key metrics and initiatives within the department and supporting project teams.
  • Emergency management and control, including emergency preparedness procedures, training, and disaster recovery.
  • Maintain and improve security and fire protection including access control, electronic monitoring and notification.
  • Assure Regulatory compliance to local, state, federal, and international requirements.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree.
Professional experience:
  • 5-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of construction and manufacturing concepts.
  • Experience with AutoCAD required.
  • Strong project management experience required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project preferred.
Key behaviors:
  • Good analytical skills; must be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to adapt and implement modern technology quickly.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, changing priorities, and manage emergency situations.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
  • Strong leadership skills required.
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required.
  • Exceptional team skills with an ability to communicate with cross-functional teams and meet deadlines.
  • Candidate must be self-directed, a self-starter and be able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Enthusiastic, cooperative, and positive behavior.
Direct reports:
  • N/A
The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.

This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.


Sullair is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.

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