If you are a passionate Facilities Management Engineer who loves outdoor power equipment and wants to oversee a 1 Million + Sq. Ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, we have an awesome opportunity!
We are seeking a degreed facilities engineer to assist in planning, directing, and coordinating activities concerned with design, re-construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery related to this 90 acre manufacturing facility.
Position highlights include:
Growth – Newly created position due to the growth and success of this STIHL plant. Plant produces over 50% of products sold globally.
Visibility – Work directly with STIHL’s senior management and executive team on updates and new capital investments.Responsibility – Responsible for all facilities engineering decisions. Check the facility out: VIRTUAL PLANT TOUR
Reporting directly to the Manager of Manufacturing & Facilities Maintenance the position will be responsible to:
Participates in projects involving building maintenance, repairs and improvements including equipment related to compressed air systems, HVAC systems, energy systems, electrical systems and process water systems. Participation includes design, design review, attending meetings, investigating and applying engineering principles.
Performs inspections and surveillance of outside Contractor work when related to maintaining facilities equipment/building systems.
Assists in the development and executes requirements related to facilities projects, facilities systems that support production, special projects, construction management and utilization of outside Contractors.
Provides expertise on matters relating to building code requirements, industry requirements, equipment application, established standards and regulations.
Leads the design, installation and commissioning of plant facilities, plant utilities and associated control systems.
Develops, implements and manages a utility plan to ensure an adequate supply of electrical power, compressed air, process water, HVAC, chilled water, etc.
Reviews and recommends ways to minimize energy usage so as to operate facilities in a more cost effective manner.
Inspects buildings and facilities infrastructure to ascertain their condition and state of readiness. Support this effort by documenting the condition, deficiencies, recommendations and estimated cost of repairs.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Registered Professional Engineer (PE) certification preferred.
10+ years of progressive experience in facilities engineering preferred.
Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Access. CAD skills, ability to update engineering drawings using AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc., is desired.
Are you ready to join a company with competitive compensation, extensive relocation assistance and superb benefits?
Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc., one of several manufacturing facilities in the STIHL Group, is the headquarters for U.S. operations. STIHL Inc. employs over 2,100 people nationwide, with more than 1,900 in Virginia Beach, Va., in a variety of positions from manufacturing, product assembly, manufacturing engineering, sales and marketing, and finance. The Virginia Beach facility is located on approximately 150 acres with over one million square feet under roof, where the company produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide. STIHL Inc. manufactures over 260 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment for sale in the U.S. and around the world. STIHL products are sold through a network of over 9,000 servicing power equipment retailers from coast to coast — not mass merchants.