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Plant Engineering Supervisor

  • Edison Township, New Jersey
  • Travel: No
  • Facility: Edison Hub
  • Job ID: 200951
  • Zip Code: 08837
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  • Work with a committed team
  • Design and construction of facilities
  • Overall leadership of plant maintenance
  • R&D automation and robotics
  • Environmental and safety practices
  • Leadership and relationship-building

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Future You Has What It Takes To Move The World

As a Plant Engineer, Future You is part of a global team that works on a scale you just can’t find anywhere else. Just consider this: we’ve delivered 3,240 packages since you started reading this section—think we know a thing or two about solving engineering challenges?

  • 20 million+ deliveries every day to 10.5 million customers
  • 5.1 billion deliveries in 2017
  • 119 thousand vehicles with more than 9,000 powered by alternative fuel
  • 2.5 thousand+ operating facilities worldwide

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Future you finds your focus

Mechanical Engineering

Construction Project Managers

Project Managers at UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

UPS Facilities Engineering Managers

UPS Facility Engineering Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UPS package sorting facilities. Responsibilities include managing technical staff in maintaining automated and conventional package sorting and building systems at their optimal design capacity and specification. Facility managers have direct responsibility for contractors to oversee capital improvement projects at the existing facilities. The responsibilities for environmental and safety compliance also fall within the functions of the Facility Engineering Manager.

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Electrical & Systems Design Engineering

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Automation Engineers

Automation Engineers collaborate with the systems, electrical, and mechanical teams to design and implement Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems to handle the sortation reporting of up to 100,000 package per hour. Automation engineers oversee contractors in the design and programming of PLC/HMI, test and commission automated control systems, and provide training and technical support for the end user. Through continued research in new vendor technologies, the Automation Engineer provides future direction for the implementation of the latest technology to achieve the most efficient and effective solutions.

Construction Project Engineers

At UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, and track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

Civil Engineering Architecture

Construction Project Managers

Project Managers at UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

UPS Facilities Engineering Managers

UPS Facility Engineering Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UPS package sorting facilities. Responsibilities include managing technical staff in maintaining automated and conventional package sorting and building systems at their optimal design capacity and specification. Facility managers have direct responsibility for contractors to oversee capital improvement projects at the existing facilities. The responsibilities for environmental and safety compliance also fall within the functions of the Facility Engineering Manager.

Computer/Software Engineering

Automation Engineers

Automation Engineers collaborate with the systems, electrical, and mechanical teams to design and implement Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems to handle the sortation reporting of up to 100,000 package per hour. Automation engineers oversee contractors in the design and programming of PLC/HMI, test and commission automated control systems, and provide training and technical support for the end user. Through continued research in new vendor technologies, the Automation Engineer provides future direction for the implementation of the latest technology to achieve the most efficient and effective solutions.

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Environmental Engineering

Sustainability and Environmental Engineers

Sustainability and Environmental Engineers support the corporate sustainability objectives with alternate fuel (Compressed natural Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, electric and propane) deployments and green facility design (LEED Certified buildings). Sustainability and Environmental engineers work with outside agencies to implement best management practices at all facilities to reduce the carbon footprint of the organization by analyzing the scientific data and monitoring the progress of environmental improvement programs. Environmental engineers ensure environmental and safety compliance for UPS facilities by reviewing applicable facility regulations, performing trend analysis for compliance activities and developing corrective action plans.

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Future You has big responsibility

Plant Engineers work on important projects around the globe. Find out firsthand what Future You can do at UPS.

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Future You does the right thing

Our team is dedicated to the customers and communities we serve, and it’s a commitment we take seriously even when we’re not at work. See how our professionals responded when tragedy struck in Texas.

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Future You gets more

Even if you’re a part-time package handler, Future You will receive a full slate of benefits and other rewards.

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, vision, and more

  • Consistent scheduling

  • Career Growth & mobility

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The benefits and compensation information provided on this website are for informational purposes only. Not every product or service is available or applicable to every employee and the availability of a product or service is subject to change. UPS reserves the right to alter or delete the information provided as required by UPS’ business needs.

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Plant Engineering Supervisor

  • Full Time
  • Edison Township, New Jersey
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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to move your career path forward? UPS is seeking a passionate, results-driven Plant Engineering (PE) Supervisor to join our winning team. The PE Supervisor oversees UPS assets, including buildings, equipment and grounds, to ensure operations run efficiently. He/she supervises facility maintenance, housekeeping operations, environmental and labor compliance, facility safety-related issues and conveyor system reliability.

The PE Supervisor manages all project and process-engineering activities, including detecting issues and working with others to identify, recommend and implement cost-effective solutions that improve productivity. He/she determines corrective action for damaged or worn equipment and supervises the scheduling of necessary repairs and Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMIs). The PE Supervisor also audits PMI completion and conducts facility and repair inspections, identifies operational improvements and coordinates equipment repairs to improve package flow and safety.

In addition to estimating project costs and assisting with schedules, drawings, feasibility studies and project funding requests, the PE Supervisor creates and distributes bid documents and project manuals, evaluates incoming bids and project estimates and recommends/awards contracts. He/she ensures facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level at the most reasonable cost and may also supervise others.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develops projects from concept to completion to meet operational/district requirements
  • Maintains control of project expenditures to avoid cost overruns
  • Supervises contractors and vendors to maintain control of project schedules and costs
  • Conducts field investigations and prepares reports outlining issues
  • Works with project managers to ensure work meets business needs, applicable codes and quality standards
  • Inspects projects to ensure safety, environmental and contract compliance
  • Determines employee training needs and produces continuous development plans

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficient in developing project management plans and leading implementation using project management tools and technology (e.g., Microsoft Project, Program Management Group website, etc.)
  • Skilled at creating estimates and forecasts based on research, analysis, and qualitative information within specified parameters
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of finance and accounting theory/principles to manage budgets
  • Effectively develops preventative maintenance procedures, and communicates impact of poorly performing equipment on operations
  • Identifies problems or inefficiencies with current buildings or plants, and modifies plans and recommends new design specs
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of physical asset management and identifies physical resources to meet business needs, and understands the appropriate use of existing physical tools, equipment and materials
  • Identifies internal customers’ needs and vendors to meet operational requirements, determines costs, creates bid proposals, and analyzes vendor estimates and develops recommendations for award
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Preferred
  • Experience identifying internal customer needs – Preferred
  • Experience with vendor management to meet business needs – Preferred
  • Experience with AutoCad or similar drafting programs – Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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