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Senior Facilities Engineer


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2268
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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.


Manages the operation and maintenance of facility mechanical systems. Directs and supervises the activities and functions of the plumbers, welder and HVAC technician in the plant.



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

  • 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.
  • Supervises and coordinates daily maintenance requirements for the facilities mechanical group by planning workload and schedules for the mechanical crew.
  • 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.
  • Manages all aspects of the maintenance management system (SAP system).




  • Reviews requirements, collects specific details, determines intervals, and implements 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 effective personnel and budget controls.
  • Makes frequent observations in the plant of activities being performed by trades colleagues 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 spec.
  • 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.
  • Schedules all activities for Semi Annual Plant Shutdown.
  • 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.



  • 5-10 years’ experience in the Plant Engineering environment or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ supervisory experience with skilled trades, primarily mechanical, is required.
  • 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 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.








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