Maintenance Engineer - Don Plant (Pocatello, ID)


Pocatello, ID, US, 83204-7510

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


Maintenance engineering plays a vital role in the efficiency, development and progress of manufacturing andprocessing. Maintenance Engineers are responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance of plant assets. Theyfocus on systems necessary to provide proper response to failures and proper repairs to the equipment. TheMaintenance Engineer will provide skill-based training to craftsmen on specific equipment in the plant and generalskill-based knowledge. They will also work with other professionals to improve production facilities and reduce theincidents of costly breakdowns. They also provide improvement to maintenance methods and safety of plant,personnel, and production processes. This position will report to the Maintenance Department.

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance engineers may typically be involved in:

  • Works to develop and update technical documentation to support the reliability efforts of the plant such as: job libraries, specifications, procedures, etc.
  • Supporting craftsmen performing all facets of maintenance work and responding to equipment faults
  • Troubleshooting equipment breakdowns
  • Specifying replacement parts and ensuring the equipment is functioning correctly
  • Inspecting jobs to verify the work is performed correctly
  • Partnering with other departments and customers, specifically other engineering and production teams
  • Developing processes to manage maintenance tools, stores and equipment
  • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Leading responses for emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Driving improvements in health and safety policies and procedures
  • Developing installation and commissioning packages for new installation

Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from a 4-year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in Maintenance Engineering (preferred)

Other Information

  • Able to plan, conduct, and supervise assignments/projects
  • The ability to effectively determine when a project should be brought to its logical conclusion for both the needs of the company and the project
  • Strong interpersonal, and written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Able to analyze data in order to present to others without technical background
  • Strong mechanical and hands-on aptitude

Job Requisition ID: 18977

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): ABW Don Plant - Pocatello 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **