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Engineering Manager I

at ECOLAB, INC in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

As our Engineering Manager, you will transform the process safety culture and standards of the plant, lead installation of new equipment, modification of existing equipment, support continuous improvement of the production lines, and support, develop, and train your team of professionals. This role will give you a chance to join the plant leadership team and significantly impact the strategic direction of the facility and will allow you to gain recognition for leading key initiatives.

What You Will Do:
Leadership
Take an active role in all aspects of safety and take responsibility for the safety of self and others
Transform the process safety of the site and implement solutions to avoid process safety and personal safety events
Follow company standards (Ecolab Code of Conduct) and plant work rules
Train, support, and develop your team in chemical manufacturing design standards, technical solutions, process safety, customer service, and designing for safety and quality right the first time
Be an integral member of the plant staff guiding strategic direction and being a great team member who leads by example
Make decisions and sets priorities tied to the plant, division, and company priorities
Maximize the engagement of your team through exceptional managerial behavior
Manage the contractors program at the site and actively sustain the right suppliers in this domain to deliver high quality contracting to the site

Delivering Results
Work independently in technical execution on difficult technical projects
Drive process safety incidences lower year after year
Pass all Certification, qualification, and verification milestones for capital project startups
Properly forecast capital spend and startup costs
Proactively identify opportunities and threats in the business environment and articulate those to leadership, developing countermeasures accordingly
Effectively manage projects through all stages - plan and direct all phases of the manufacturing engineering program for the facility
Train, coach and mentor team in expertise
Develop value added solutions with significant reach and/or impact
Lead complex programs and initiatives
Proactively resolve conflict to maintain team members' focus on results
Drive team consensus on challenging issues
Maintain working relationships, respect and trust
Articulate messages, including complex technical concepts, in a way that is broadly understood
Make decisions and set priorities tied to plant goals and strategies

Talent Development
Assist in the training of coworkers and temporary/interims
Successfully complete classroom, computer-based training, and on the job training as required

Relationships
Proactively resolve conflict to maintain team members' focus on results
Develop relationships across geographical and functional boundaries
Proactively leverage peer industry network to facilitate sharing innovative technologies

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Minimum 7 years of related engineering experience
Minimum 3 years of project/program/team leadership experience (Major Capital Project TIC $5M+)
Prior people leadership experience
Immigration sponsorship not available for this position
Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced technical degree a plus
Prior chemical operations experience
Basic knowledge of manufacturing operations

Benefits
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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
 
At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.
 
In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.
 
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Job Posting: 11922958

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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