Maintenance Manager in Seattle WA

KCO Resource Management
Maintenance Manager
Job ID: 
Seattle WA
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maint Planning/Scheduling, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Manager

Leadership Maintenance role with a fast-growing dairy manufacturer in Seattle metropolitan area. The Maintenance Manager will manage a diverse team and oversee maintenance on all plant machinery (compressed air system, heat reclaimer, boiler, HVAC, water softener, electrical systems etc).

Please apply if you are interested in a career with this exciting, rapidly growing company!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all activities of the equipment maintenance engineering team to support all areas of the plant
  • Plan, organize, direct maintenance activities to install and maintain production machines and equipment to ensure optimum day-to-day operations
  • Ensure the facility/company can pass any audit at any time (interior and exterior of property)
  • Support QA in all food safety policies; Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of the physical building including air compressors, compressed air systems, chillers, cooling towers, electrical distribution, and lighting systems.
  • Develop capital project budgets for packaging and processing machinery upgrades.
  • Manage all contacts, quotes, and specialists for packaging and processing equipment
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
  • Manage, maintain, and develop PLC/computerized control systems for plant packaging and processing equipment.
  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions; Keeps accurate records of equipment failures and repairs.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities including plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Establish and maintain processes, standards, policies and procedures for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection, and maintenance of plant packaging and processing equipment; Keeps accurate records of equipment failures and repairs

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering Management or Industrial Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in facilities or food production plant maintenance
  • 5+ years experience solving complex mechanical/electrical systems problems, critical thinking, and continuous improvement in a maintenance / manufacturing environment. Preferably, in food production industry
  • 5+ years experience in one or more skilled trades, including experience in heating and air-conditioning systems, mechanical and electrical systems
  • High level understanding of all aspects of plant packaging and processing equipment
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and HVAC experience
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and chase electrical problems
  • Familiarity with 480volt 3-Phase, VFD&##39;s, Starters, Overloads, and PLCs
  • Proficiency with Windows applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Willing to work evenings, holidays, weekends and varying shifts, as needed and participate in on-call availability for maintenance and emergency requests
  • Acquire Boiler licenses within scheduled time frame
  • Managing/creating LOTO and PM programs and software
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