Best known for Little Debbie snack cakes, America's leading snack cake brand, Sunbelt Bakery granola products, and Drake's Cakes, McKee Foods Corporation is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Operations Team as a Facilities Engineer. This position will oversee facilities and utilities maintenance and improvement for our multiple plant campus in Collegedale, TN (outside of Chattanooga). High quality, sanitary and efficient facilities are essential to support our world-class bakery operations. This is an exciting opportunity to continue your career with a company that is committed to providing consumers with quality products at an excellent value. McKee Foods is a privately held, family owned company with an 85 year history of innovation and treating employees with respect, and a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity.
Salaried grade 5 or above depending on qualifications.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. (flexible hours as needed)
Lead the facilities maintenance activities and oversee projects that involve manufacturing, commercial, and office properties and utilities
Lead the development and management of the site's facilities long range maintenance and capital plans
Provide oversight of building construction, improvement and repair projects, and/or projects involving the installation, repair or replacement of building systems and infrastructure components.
Work closely with (prospective) building occupants to assure facilities meet their needs and business objectives
Manage the utilities program, including energy sustainability goals
Ensure compliance to applicable codes and standards, develop new work processes, and lead projects to improve Facilities Maintenance operations
Coordinate and support interactions with governmental officials involved in facility issues as well as property insurers, other engineering groups, contractors, and consultants
Four-year engineering or engineering technology degree in a relevant field from an ABET accredited program (civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, construction management or building construction, etc.)
Minimum of five years related experience
Experience in facilities/utilities management, physical plant maintenance management, or facilities/utilities project engineering
Outstanding technical aptitude (understanding of building technical aspects and operation of building equipment and systems)
Proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple-project activities
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to learn, grow and excel in a cross-functional, team environment
Demonstrated ability to work with people of all backgrounds at various levels; strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to build consensus and foster teamwork
High level of initiative, assertiveness and self-direction
Demonstrated alignment with McKee Foods guiding values
Willingness to work various shifts as required to support projects and operations
Experience with the following:
Building design or maintenance with particular emphasis on roofing, flooring, building envelope, and utilities (HVAC, steam, compressed air, water and waste water)
Project management of facilities-related capital projects, especially the front end planning process
Direct management of hourly craft/maintenance employees, and first line craft/maintenance supervisors or forepersons
Working knowledge of related building and utility codes and ability to apply them to industrial and commercial buildings
Knowledge of building construction and equipment installation processes
Knowledge of world-class facilities maintenance practices
Lean/process improvement experience
Working knowledge of sanitary design principles
Competitive pay scale
401(k) with matching contributions
Health insurance, including prescription drug plan
Vision care plan
Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, personal time, etc.)
Direct deposit payroll
Shift differential pay
Exercise and recreation facility
Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance (Premiums Paid by the Company)
Please upload your current resume to be fully considered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Mckee Foods Corp.