This is an exciting time for Ziegenfelder as we are innovating and growing and looking towards the future! Over the next 4 years we will automate 50% of our manufacturing positions including adding robotics into the mix and your role is significant in making this happen.


As our Plant Engineer for Wheeling, you will drive Ziegenfelder to the next levels and beyond with your technical skills and insights. You will be responsible and accountable for leading, training and developing mission-critical, service and technical competencies of our maintenance tribe in our Wheeling facility. Your expertise in preventative maintenance, innovation and change, along with your understanding of and commitment to our tribe and our strategy, will help influence our future in our fast-paced environment.

Your inspiring leadership, strategic capabilities, and creative operational expertise, will help guide our maintenance and engineering initiatives, forming an environment for optimal efficiencies and productivity in our Wheeling WV facility. Crucial is your ability to work collaboratively with our leadership and entire Zieggy tribe for the benefit of our customers, and our consumers.

Our tribe members are the heart and soul of Ziegenfelder. Your attitude and interactions as an inspiring leader and change agent will influence and engage our maintenance and operations tribe. Your responsibilities also include developing talent within our maintenance and engineering tribe, providing mentorship, training and tools for success for promising careers.

Leading by example is a must. You will need to demonstrate initiative, personal accountability, integrity, and credibility, as well as, openness to change. Your actions and decisions will be made with our Zieggy Essentials in mind.


Coordinate and direct projects with detailed plans to accomplish goals and oversee the integration of technical and mechanical activities.
Plan and lead the installation, testing, operation, preventative maintenance, maintenance and repair of production, auxiliary, and overall facility equipment to create a streamlined and effective process.
Lead, inspire, direct and evaluate the work of our maintenance tribe, overseeing the training and development of maintenance staff competencies.
Develop, document and implement policies, standards and procedures for the preventative maintenance, engineering and technical work performed.
Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, and making decisions regarding purchases of materials or services.

Company Name
Wheeling, WV


Knowledge and demonstrated application of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of design engineering
Experience with large manufacturing equipment, preferably in the food and beverage industry
Ability to manage multiple projects / assignments simultaneously
Skilled in team building and demonstrated experience in effectively working with cross functional teams to get positive results
Demonstrated experience in analysis and complex problem solving
Working knowledge & programming experience in PLC’s and HMI’s, preferably in Allen Bradley
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD or SolidWorks
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial or manufacturing highly preferred)
Come thrive at Ziegenfelder with your true passion for people, efficiencies and innovation. Bring with you your ability to embrace a fast-paced, changing environment. Your, inspiration & innovation to nurture our remarkable tribe will deliver a positive business impact.

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