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Amsted Rail - Griffin Wheel

Job: Plant Engineer

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Amsted Rail is the world's leading manufacturer of undercarriage and end of car rail components for heavy haul freight railcars and locomotives.  Our company focus for more than a century has been on providing the most innovative products and integrated systems to meet the needs of the global heavy haul freight rail industry.
 We have an immediate opening for Plant Engineer at our Kansas City, KS facility.

Position Summary:
Direct the design, development and construction of plant facilities and equipment and improve existing equipment to meet the company's long-range growth objectives and provide optimum return on investment.   The Plant Engineer serves the manufacturing plant location.  This position reports to the General Manager.   The Plant Engineer is responsible for the planning, developing and implementing of engineering projects to increase the plant's production efficiencies and to comply with government regulations. These projects range from simple modifications of existing facilities and equipment to major construction of new structures and installation of equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
College degree in engineering field, with MBA or post graduate work a plus. Must have at least 10 of years of experience in plant facilities and equipment project management. Advanced technical or specialized skills with proficiency attained through wide experience in specialized or technical field utilizing a group of involved practices/procedures and/or scientific theory and principles. Diverse experience on multiple projects with operational or conceptual integration or coordination of activities that is diverse.
Evaluation Areas:    Prospective candidates will be evaluated on adaptability, coaching, motivational fit, planning and organizing, gaining commitment, initiative, contributing to team success, quality orientation, safety awareness, communications and technical strength and experience.

Amsted Rail is an industry leader that can offer more than a chance to succeed. This is where you can thrive. Our environment is energetic, our people are motivated and our career paths can take you where you want to go. We pride ourselves on being the market leader as well as having a management philosophy that promotes a culture of dignity and respect for all our employees.

For more than a century, Griffin has been the proven leader in railroad wheel quality, design and service. We have five wheel plants - four in the US and one in Canada. We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as a retirement package that includes 5% match on 401k contributions and ESOP employee stock ownership program (100% employee owned).

In addition, we have unique benefits such as:
* Fitness center reimbursement
* Wellness activities
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Vehicle and Cell Phone discount programs
Amsted Rail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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