Facilities Engineer


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  4631
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.



Manges the execution of Plant Building Projects; keeps equipment running efficiently and cost effectively.  Responsible for designing, building and maintaining facilities systems at the highest levels of efficiency based on building and production needs.



The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Measures and monitors building and equipment conditions.
  • Designs mechanical systems within the facility to efficiently and safely provide set requirements of new and existing applications.
  • Ensures the safe, efficient operation of the boilers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, HVAC and other mechanical systems within the facility.
  • Monitors and manages the performance, effectiveness, and efficiencies of all mechanical work performed by Edgewell and outside contractor trades people.
  • Reviews and evaluates anticipated maintenance and repair requirements for the next year. Formulates the annual budget for the mechanical equipment maintenance systems in the building. Administers and controls all related expenditures.
  • Key contributor for the plant energy conservation and cost reduction programs.



  • Reviews requirements, collects specific details, determines intervals, and assists in implementing the Preventive Maintenance Program.
  • Prepares requisitions for maintenance materials, project materials, replacement parts or equipment components as required, subject to manager’s approval.
  • Maintains all necessary records for energy use and for establishing future budgets.
  • Makes frequent observations in the plant of activities being performed by trades teammates to ensure that all quality standards are being maintained. Completes a final inspection on all-complex installations or maintenance jobs to be sure that quality workmanship was performed, and the job was completed to specifications.
  • Estimate jobs or projects and provides quotations to the supervisors, managers, or engineers requesting quotations for budgeting purposes.
  • Assumes the duties of Incident Commander, and reports to the scene whenever an incident occurs (roof, tunnels, etc.). Acts as direct representative of the Company interfacing with official representatives from local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Ensures that close control of the recording of charges and labor costs is maintained, to provide accurate tracking of projects and departmental expenditures so as to permit customer departments to operate within their approved budget.
  • Works closely with Plant and Engineering Services Manager in planning and executing specific projects and assignments. Keeps the Plant and Engineering Services Manager informed of the status of Plant Service Equipment, and major projects that impacts the operation of the facility or specific Production Department.
  • Specifies and manages the installation of new facility mechanical equipment.
  • Utilizes the team concept within the department and supports all production teams.
  • Ensures that all insurance carrier requirements are met through maintenance activities, documentation control, design, and corrective actions. Serves as liaison between Fire department and insurance carrier with regards to new projects within the facility.
  • Maintains close contacts with Production Management, Engineering Management, Central Tool Room, supervised colleagues, and other support groups.
  • Works with and represents Edgewell with contractors, vendors, supply houses, and outside agencies, insurance companies and other regulatory agencies.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by the Manager.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the Plant Engineering environment or related fields.
  • Must have thorough understanding of the Mechanical Code and NFPA codes.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all utilities including Steam Generation, Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Electrical Distribution Networks, and Maintenance related trades.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Environmental impacts of all projects and maintenance and have a basic understanding of the laws that Plant Engineering must comply with while keeping the plant operational.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the OSHA regulations that apply to industry, such as Guarding, Lockout/Tagout, Electrical Safety, Safety equipment etc.



  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities.  This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.



  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control. 
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions. 
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.



This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of this description was prepared.  It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job.  Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling or staffing needs.


The salary range for this position is $64,000 - $96,000. The actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance.



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford