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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Facilities Engineer in Old Fort, Ohio

At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.

Position Overview

This position has overall responsibility for all facets of maintenance support in an FDA regulated manufacturing plant environment. This individual will take ownership of all the infrastructure that supports manufacturing and all the site buildings. This person must be well organized and committed to keeping everything running smooth in a fast paced environment.What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for all facilities and infrastructure in a 24/7 manufacturing facility. This includes and not limited to steam systems, compressed air systems, water treatment systems, electrical systems, processing equipment, cooling tower systems, lighting systems, HVAC and buildings and grounds

  • Responsible for all facility related contractors and vendors, annual contracts and emergency service work. This includes defining the scope of work, ensuring all work is complete in a safe and professional manner and that all permitting and documentation is thoroughly completed

  • Plans and leads packaging equipment improvement projects, PM’s and activities.

  • Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area of responsibility. Support and enforce all plant safety policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner

  • Develop and implement long term training plans for all department personnel. Identify gaps and promote cross training and professional growth. Foster employee culture of learning organization

  • Champion active preventative maintenance program, service and maintain production equipment on a continuous basis. Accountable for maintaining repair parts, inventory, initiating purchase requisitions as appropriate and within budgeted parameters

  • Identify quality problems, identify equipment malfunctions, determine corrective actions to be taken and implement such corrective action

  • Coordinate materials, machines, methods and metrics (measurements) to ensure an effective operation. Interface with Operations as necessary to schedule relevant work with minimal downtime with particular emphasis on consumer packaging planning

  • Demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with fiscal responsibility

  • Maintain a smooth production operation by ensuring adherence to all operational methods, procedures, and processes

  • Support housekeeping and GMP requirements

  • Identify and champion opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives

  • Incorporate principles of lean manufacturing such as 5S, key TPS elements, etc.

  • Foster and maintain good employee relations through all the appropriate methods of communications and positive employee relations practices

  • Must be willing to work any shift, including overtime and weekends as needed

What you’ll need:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media – verbal, written, etc.

  • Excellent organizational/time management skills

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced work environment, calm under pressure and able to adapt to changing schedules as appropriate

  • Strong leadership abilities and skills as a team builder, coach, and mentor

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply and support new technology and corporate programs

  • Strong computer skills (SAP and MS Office Suite)

  • In-depth knowledge of production operation, including equipment, materials, work flow, etc.

  • Technical knowledge including PLC/controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, etc.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required.

  • 3-5 years previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Must possess sound financial management background including budget preparation and project management

  • Demonstrate a track record of progressive leadership positions combined with a strong team building skills

  • FDA experience preferred

  • PC and Network knowledge preferred

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.