Mechanical Engineer

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Paso Robles, CA, USA


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Oct 14

Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. Passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.

Job Summary: The Mechanical Engineer oversees operations, maintenance, and optimization of all utility systems to ensure safe, regulatory compliant, and efficient operation. This position is also responsible for development and management of utility expansion, and optimization projects. Existing systems include treated, potable, and wastewater systems, glycol chillers, boilers, air compressors, power generation and transmission systems, and bulk gases. This position supports production and engineering goals and acts as the liaison between the two departments so that the plant is successful in meeting its business and performance objectives.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Specifically, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

Troubleshoot process and equipment problems by identifying and analyzing malfunctions, determining causes of problems, and developing and implementing corrective action
Recommend and implement system improvement modifications and processes to improve productivity, product quality, employee safety, and to maximize equipment reliability, availability, and up-time
Maintain plant property and equipment in good working condition to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and to ensure effective and economical operations
Develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives throughout utility systems to increase or maintain equipment capacity and reliability
Assist in development of metrics for monitoring improvements to current and future production levels
Work with plant maintenance department for scheduling of required service work
Help design a good preventative maintenance plan for all utility systems
Perform other duties as assigned

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