DuPont Maintenance Engineer in Renwick, Iowa

Maintenance Engineer (Job Number: MEC00001019)


Looking to further develop your career? DuPont Pioneer is seeking an experienced Maintenance Engineer to provide oversight and leadership for the maintenance department at our Renwick production site. As the Maintenance Engineer, you will focus on organizing and prioritizing plant maintenance projects and programs. This role not only capitalizes on your concepts and design knowledge but combines it with your knowledge of maintenance and ability to get on the floor to collaborate with team members and maintain equipment. Further develop your leadership and people management skills by managing work processes, balancing workloads, training & motivating employees which are key for this role. Utilize your problem-solving skills while fostering innovation, risk taking and creativity. Come join our community of solvers!

This position is located in Renwick, IA, which is a clean, family friendly and safe community as is reflected in our production plant where you will join a close team of professionals that will welcome you like family. Just 45 minutes north of Fort Dodge, you can enjoy the character of small town living with quick access to the cities’ amenities. DuPont Pioneer offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family! Come grow your career with DuPont Pioneer!

This position will beresponsible for, but not limited to:

  • Accountable forpreventative maintenance, routine maintenance and all capital projects managedat the location.

  • Responsible for theday to day activities of the maintenance shop and equipment and inventoriesrelated to maintenance activities. Facilitate the development of maintenanceschedules and allocation of team members to complete schedules. Possessknowledge of machines, equipment, and worker capabilities to meet identifiedtimelines.

  • Serve as site contactfor all capital projects and monitor and manage progress to ensure projects arecompleted in time and budget parameters.

  • Participate as a keymember of the Location Management Team and Extended Location Leadership Team.

  • Ensure completion andupdating of appropriate records, documents, and/or reports (e.g. ISO9000,inventory, quality records, training manuals etc.). Implement and monitormaintenance KPI’s and ensure analysis is conducted as needed forplant/production activities.

  • Coordinate businessplanning development and review for assigned areas, including establishing afive capital plan, including defined project scope and projected cost. Alsoresponsible for establishing a three-year maintenance plan and estimated costs.

  • Lead the assignedteam in developing resources plans for shift and/or seasonal labor needs.

  • Lead the planning ofoff-season maintenance to ensure critical and non-critical equipment isserviced or replaced.

  • Champion BusinessImprovement, including being a member of Site Steering Committee.

  • Adhere to core valueand high ethical standards.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer

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Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


In order to bequalified for this role, the following is required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree inEngineering

  • 3-5 years of industrial maintenanceexperience (including machine maintenance)

  • 3-5 years of supervisoryexperience

  • Capital Project Managementexperience

  • PLC Programming Knowledge

  • Mechanical & Automationknowledge

  • Excellent Communicationskills including presentation skills

  • Problem solving and analysisskills

  • Computer skills – efficientin Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint)

The following skillsets are preferred by the site:

  • Ag Engineering OR MechanicalEngineering degree

  • Electrical knowledge

  • DPS/TRACC, LEAN/SMED, Six Sigma experience

  • SAP experience


Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Renwick

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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