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Job ID: 
41848 (SC)
$100,000 - $120,000
Yes - 8% BONUS
Job Types:
Maintenance Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Job Summary

Manage all activities of the Facilities Department (Maintenance and Utilities) to support each department at the plant and ensure fulfillment of Company goals

 Essential Functions
1.    Manage the Facilities Department to support:
A.    Facility Safety
B.    Capacity Assurance 
C.    Production Growth
D.    Quality Assurance
E.    Process equipment (including material handling equipment) and utility maintenance
F.    Process and Utility efficiency improvements
G.    Refrigeration System operations
H.    Continuous Process and Plant improvements
2.    Develop and implement methods to improve efficiencies of plant utilities and production processes.
3.    Insure all new equipment and utility installations meet USDA requirements and the Plant’s strategic plan.
4.    Improve process and facility efficiencies and reduce production downtime through a predictive/preventive maintenance system.
5.    Develop and administer the capital and expense budget for the plant.
6.    Support personal development of all Facilities Department associates.
7.    Ensure all maintenance associates are properly trained to meet organization demands
8.    Ensure all Facilities associates adhere to company policies and work rules regarding HAACP, SQF, GMP and SOP
9.    Ensure best value in purchase of materials and labor for all Facilities related work.
10.    Ensure that the Plant meets OSHA, EPA, BOCA, DEQ, Board of Health, and other federal, state, and local agencies regulatory requirements.
11.    Support the Senior Facilities Manager in any assigned projects and accomplishment of Company goals.

Education and Experience
1.    Four Year College Degree in Engineering preferred 
2.    Minimum of 5 years Maintenance or Utility Management experience
3.    Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) or Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) preferred
4.    Strong Project Management Skills
5.    Experience with Oracle EAM or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems required
6.    Excellent technical, oral, and written communication skills
7.    RCA, A3, 5Why or similar problem solving experience desired
8.    Food manufacturing experience strongly preferred
9.    Process Safety Management training or knowledge of PSM preferred
10.    Contractor management experience

Additional Responsibilities
•    Member of Plant Management Team
•    Responsible for the attainment of Facilities Department goals
•    Member of Emergency Response Team
•    Develop and maintain cross-training, apprenticeship programs, and equipment seminars
•    Support the Corporate R&D Department
•    Participate in all facility, equipment, and utility matters
•    Daily communications with direct reports
•    Daily communications with Production Department
•    Communications with all Plant departments, as necessary
•    Participate in Facility audits at all Production Plants
•    Maintain Facility Department staff through recruitment and job appraisals
•    Review and approve all pay increases for Facilities, Utilities, and Maintenance Personnel

Supervisory Responsibilities
1.    Utilities Supervisor
2.    Maintenance/Project Supervisors
3.    Maintenance Coordinator
4.    Parts Clerks
5.    Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
6.    Maintenance and Refrigeration Mechanics

Language Skills
1.    Must have excellent technical oral and written communication skills
2.    Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel
3.    Bi-Lingual desirable

Mathematical Skills
•    Strong math and mechanical aptitude required

Reasoning Ability
•    Strong critical thinking skills required

Certificates, Licenses and Registration
•    HAZ-MAT certification desired
•    PSM training or knowledge of Process Safety Management preferred
•    Experience in fundamentals of ammonia refrigeration preferred 
•    Experience in fundamentals of Wastewater Pre-treatment preferred.
•    Must be familiar with major OSHA requirements (Arc Flash NFPA70E, Confined Space, etc.).

Physical Demands
•    Must be physically able to access all areas of facility (perform audits and assist with issues in all facility areas)

Work Environment
•    An open door policy with subordinates 


Performance Expectations:   
1.     Maintain Processing operation
2.    Oversee plant construction projects
3.    Specify, purchase and install new equipment
4.    Hire and train facilities personnel
5.    Develop facility department team
6.    Use reports to measure and manage department


Success Patterns:  
1.    Maintenance Supervisory experience (5-7 years)
2.    Utilities Supervisory experience
3.    Project Management Skills
4.    Food Manufacturing experience
5.    ASRS experience (where applicable)
6.    Contractor management experience


Personal Characteristics:   
1.    Organizational Skills
2.    Leadership Qualities
3.    Problem Solving Abilities
4.    Integrity
5.    Honesty
6.    Systems Approach
7.    Team building skills
8.    Strong Communication Skills

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