Maintenance Manager in Visalia CA

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Experis, a Manpower Group Company
Maintenance Manager
Job ID: 
Visalia CA
Not Specified
Yes - Full Move
Job Types:
Maintenance Manager, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Plant Engineer

Essential Duties:

• Responsible for repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations.

• Eliminate all causes of failure and ensure full useful life in coordination with daily maintenance.

• Schedule repair, maintenance, and installation of equipment to ensure continuous production operations.

• Inspect operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.

• Review production, quality, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities.

• Utilize OEE tracking system to establish a proactive strategy to reduce downtime.

• Manage the activities based on the OEE software package, by assigning owners within your department and assure completion.

• Prepare and operate within established maintenance operating budget and monitor departmental expenditures.

• Direct plant capital spend and projects to completion and coordinate with appropriate vendors.

• Assist with planning and cost estimates for annual and longer-term capital budgets.

• Lead the Maintenance Systems team to include motivating, training, performance, and development.

• Responsible for all maintenance department metrics.

• Lead, manage and direct all activities for Planned Maintenance Pillar.

• Maintain complete equipment maintenance records and Preventative Maintenance (PM) schedules.

• Assess and recommend Preventative Maintenance enhancements to new or existing PM schedules.

• Direct all aspects of building operations including maintenance, repairs, and renovations.

• Supervise the completion of work through review of reports, frequent site inspections, and conferences with operations and vendors regarding electrical & plumbing equipment, HVAC systems, electric motors, ventilating fans, air conditioning, and electrical control units.

• Establish criteria for assessing the quality of work performed by associates and contractors.

• Investigate the condition of buildings, equipment and grounds, and recommends improvements in the facilities to ensure that needs are met.

• Promote safety throughout the entire maintenance organization.

• Ensure building and equipment meet OSHA and State regulatory requirements.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent field, and at least five years of related experience and/or training in a food or food related industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of five years of experience in food plant maintenance leadership role is preferred.

• Professional Engineers license or Engineer-in-Training license is a plus.

• Must be computer literate; experienced in using computer software applications such as CAD, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project Management, etc.

• Must have complete understanding of PLC and logic controls for high speed operating equipment.

• Basic accounting knowledge preferred.

• Ability to lead teams and achieve results through resources.

• Broad knowledge & experience in project management & facilities administration with demonstrated ability to manage projects and personnel.

• Ability to repair downed equipment in a fast-paced, time-critical environment.

• Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with superb time management and project scheduling skills.

• Excellent administrative and follow-up skills to achieve successful maintenance and repair programs.

• Knowledge of local/state/federal environmental regulations

• Must be willing to work shift schedules when applicable to support the needs of the business.

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