Our Facilities Manager has an eye for solutions, an ear for what needs attention and a strategy to keep anything with a moving part operational. Laser-focused attention ensures nothing goes unseen in our cheesemaking equipment, vehicles or facilities. Without you, cheese wouldn’t get made to the quality and care our guests know and love.
A typical day in the life of a Springside Cheese Facilities Manager looks like:
- Performing planned preventative maintenance on all machinery, vehicles and facilities.
- Looking for ways to minimize lost production time.
- Collaborating with managers and leaders on maintenance plans, fiscal forecasting and long-term capital projects.
- Scheduling repairs and installation.
- Oversee and direct the activities of outside contractors.
- Ensuring all equipment is operating at peak performance and is safe.
The job is for you if:
- You love fixing things.
- You took apart and rebuilt things all your life and they still work.
- You have a passion for troubleshooting and know how to find the answer quickly.
- You have the 411 on all maintenance best practices and procedures.
- Emergencies don’t respect hours and your schedule allows for working holidays, weekends and off-hours where needed.
- You can Incredible Hulk 50lbs like its paper.
- You respect safety procedures.
- You think on your feet, like learning new things and can learn quickly. When things change, you know how to roll with the punches.
- You know the ins and outs of mechanical, structural and electrical maintenance.
- Knowledge of PLC’s automated controls, food processing and packaging equipment, boiler and refrigeration systems.
- You have a solid understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, HVAC, plumbing, pipe fitting, electrical controls troubleshooting, layouts and fabrication – includes heliarc for sanitary pipe welding and design and fabricate to meet 3A standards.
- You have no trouble working with lift trucks, bobcats and other vehicles.
- Project management is a second language.
- You have a general understanding of corporate and regulatory food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.
- You master and respect budgets, receipts, inventory and purchasing needs.
Joining our family doesn’t require a degree in cheese but we do ask that you have a high school diploma or GED equivalent with at least 2 years of experience in industrial maintenance. A valid driver’s license and/or CDL license preferred. Internships, volunteer work, and side projects count. Just make sure we see where you picked up your maintenance super powers somewhere in your application.