Job Description

Company Overview
Global Flavor & Fragrance Company

Job Description
We are looking for a strong, independent Plant Engineering Expert to join our Japan team as Japan Engineering Manager.
The selected candidate shall lead the maintenance on process equipment, utilities including SAP system, infrastructures and exteriors; including management of maintenance budget. Furthermore, the selected candidate shall develop Site Master Plan, Capital Project Management and its implementation.
This position requires frequent communication with Global / Regional team as Japan representative, thus English is used often.

Key Responsibilities:
1) Maintenance
- Overall Maintenance on Flammable Manufacturing/Storage/Handling facilities/Equipment
- Repair and maintenance mainly by external vendors, taking care of urgent fix (24-7)
- SAP transactions for plant maintenance,
- Minor maintenance by in-house (hands-on job)
- Vendor management (Spec, Quote, Execution, Commissioning, Safety, Environment etc)
- Observe maintenance execution on weekend by yourself and team member (come to the site 1-3 times/month)
- Plan and monitor Preventive Maintenance Schedule to be completed 100% based on the schedule
- Review PM Plan
- Criticality Analysis on equipment and review PM plan by equipment based on their criticality
- Provide training to team members/shopfloor staff how to manipulate/maintain equipment
- -Maintain on SAP Masterdata
Spareparts Management
- Document Management

2) Capital Project Management
- Responsible for entire site Investment Projects from Planning/Feasibility Study to Commissioning. Develop Budget Plan for short/long term based on Site Master Plan
- Develop Business Case/Credit Application for the investment projects
- Allocate resources to each project and manage the team
- Manage projects as playing manager
- Come to the site on weekend, public holidays and company holidays for CAPEX execution
- Facilitate CAPEX budgeting with stakeholders in Japan
- Develop CAPEX procedure and train relevant people
- Heavily involved in Management of Change Process prior to any change/modification on facility, process, equipment etc.

3) Communication with Global/Region/Customers/Auditors
- Internal Meeting as Engineering Representative such as Food Safety Committee, EHS committee, Manager Meeting, etc
- Participate in Customer audits/ISO audits/AIB etc to physically respond questions in terms of site facilities/equipment
- Participate in Regional Engineering Meeting (telecon, meeting in overseas)
- Make documentations/drawings and submit applications to Authorities together with EHS
- Handling inquiries from overseas

4) Maintenance Budget Management
Support Functional Managers to develop maintenance budget planning and consolidate the budget to submit

Your professional profile includes:

Required experience/skills求められる経験・能力

Engineering experience in factory 5 years+
Project Management experience (budgeting, planning, execution and commissioning)
PC skills(MS Excel, Word, Powder Point)
Maintenance experience on process equipment and facility (or equivalent)
People Management

Desired experience/skills

Engineering experience in Pharmaceutical/Chemical/Flavour/Fragrance/Paint or Food/Beverage industries
Strong knowledge on Fire Service Law, Explosion Proof, Industrial Health and Safety Law, Construction Law and other Engineering related laws and regulations
FSSC22000 or ISO management system
TPM execution preferred but not mandatory
Educations: Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical related Bachelor or higher

Additional Job Information
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