Facility Engineering Lead

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Job Title: Facility Engineering Lead
Location: Omaha, NE, Midwest United States, USA

Company: The Scoular Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Job Description:

Scoular is an employee-owned $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more than 1,400 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe, innovative and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of food, animal feed, aquafeed and pet food. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation.


Position Overview:

The Facility Engineering Lead will assist the facility engineering team with inspections, construction, maintenance repairs, project proposals, facility capital expenditure support, environmental permits, and site layouts which includes construction and fabrication work. This position works under moderate supervision and will provide facilities management planning and oversight of short and long-term facilities projects.


Job Responsibilities:

Project Management:

  • Assists team in developing plans, project proposals, specifications, estimates, reports, and related documents in compliance with laws and standards; makes recommendations for improvement.

  • Partner with facility management teams to coordinate support and scheduling throughout project completion.

  • Conducts engineering field work, such as surveying, inspecting, drafting, design, data analytics and site layout.

  • Understand and apply blueprints and technical diagrams.

  • Assist with inspections of contractors and operators for compliance with the state specific laws, environmental permits, and specifications.


  • Drive Employee safety/environmental agenda and improvement.

  • Adhere to state and local and environmental building regulations

Support Facility Operations:

  • Work closely facility operations and facility management teams to support asset locations with ongoing project needs.

  • Complete project work in a timely manner.

  • Facility trouble shooting; work closely with asset locations to address maintenance needs proactively and minimize breakdowns. Assist with year-end inventory audit process.

  • Supervise and assist contractor teams in daily activity.  Responsible for scheduling teams to meet work demands.  Partner with manager to source reliable skilled labor.

Team Leadership:

  • Engage and inspire teams through inclusive leadership, making Scoular a great place to work.

  • Identify and participate in collaboration opportunities between businesses within the Division and across Divisions.

Performance statement: In performing their responsibilities, employees are expected to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers, work effectively as a team contributor and independently while understanding the necessity for communication with other employees and throughout Scoular.


EEO statement: The Scoular Company is an equal opportunity employer.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated experience managing or operating a grain elevator, cleaning plant, mill or ag commodity processing facility.

  • Highly skilled in independent problem-solving techniques.

  • Understand and apply blueprints and technical diagrams.

  • Willingness to work at various heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather.

  • Demonstrated agility to navigate change and proven ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to travel up to 70% to meet business needs, requiring overnight stays.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Good communication skills.


  • 2 years of supervisor experience with grain/processing equipment background preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Proficient in the use of a computer and computer aided design equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Scoular is a Drug-Free Workplace (for more information See the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 or your location’s Federal Workplace Poster)

  • Scoular is an at-will employer. Employment is considered voluntary for employees and employers.

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Job Post Date: 04/15/23
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