Plant Engineer

Job Summary:
The Plant Engineer position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

Key Functions/Responsibilities:
⚫ Install machines and equipment and perform regular preventive maintenance and service on said 

    machines, equipment and the OWH facility and Farm Operation.

⚫ Maintain parts inventory for production equipment, ensure necessary spare parts are on hand to prevent 

   equipment down time; maintain complete equipment inventory

⚫ Respond to work order requests from the Director of Operations, Production Manager, Quality Control Manager and all other Department Managers.

⚫ Collaborate with the Director of Operations and the Production Manager on improvement, troubleshooting, and productivity initiatives

⚫ Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production; Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments

⚫ Perform machinist duties and responsibilities

⚫ Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, 

   troubleshooting and repair of production machines

⚫ Implement and maintain a monthly production equipment maintenance program

⚫ Schedule, perform and document all repairs, parts replacements on equipment 

⚫ Maintain parts inventory for production equipment, ensure necessary spare parts are on hand to prevent 

   equipment down time; maintain complete equipment inventory

⚫ Keep maintenance shop cleaned and organized

⚫ Perform a variety of plumbing, maintenance and carpentry functions

⚫ Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties

⚫ Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas

⚫ Other duties as assigned by management

⚫High school diploma or GED required
⚫ 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with 

   some PLC experience and HVAC preferred

⚫ Demonstrated ability to operate forklift and pallet jack; Forklift certification preferred
⚫ Fluent in English (oral and written), fluent in Spanish a plus
⚫ Good oral and written communication skills
⚫ Able to follow written Standard Operating Procedures
⚫ Must work well under changing demands and priorities

⚫ Required work schedule is 8:30am – 5:00pm M – F.  Must also be available to work unpredictable hours based on maintenance needs and repairs
⚫ Must be dependable, accurate, possess integrity, and show commitment to high quality standard
⚫ Ability to perform basic math/algebra functions to verify and complete paperwork

⚫ Strong interpersonal skills: ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and handle conflict appropriately    

   and professionally

⚫ Able to manage stress appropriately

⚫ Able to work alone/independently

⚫ US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) required

Physical Requirements:
Able to perform essential functions of the job as indicated below, with or without reasonable accommodations:

Stand and walk for extended periods of time (8-10 hours/day)

Frequently stoop, kneel, or crouch, occasionally crawl or climb

Ability to reach above head and shoulders frequently

Ability to twist at waist frequently

Ability to lift up to 50lb frequently

Ability to lift from floor level up, from waist level up, or above shoulders/head occasionally

Ability to handle up to 100lb occasionally, with lifting aids

Ability to move product using hand truck (up to 100lbs)

Ability to push/pull pallet jacks containing product of substantial weight

Perform repetitive tasks/motions

Have good eye-hand-foot coordination

Have good manual dexterity

Ability to climb on warehouse portable stairs to pick/retrieve materials from shelves

Have clarity of vision Near (<20”); Mid (>20”-<20’); Far (>20’)

Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice

Ability to work in warehouse climate conditions

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation


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OWH is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse culture that values teamwork, integrity, innovations and an unwavering commitment to our customer.

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