Responsible for the development, implementation, and day-to-day supervision of maintenance systems, processes, and documentation associated with efficient and High Performing Manufacturing Organizations (Prevention and Predictive Maintenance, TPM, SOP#39;s, Safety, etc.).
Ensures maintenance is scheduled promptly and works closely with Production to organize and accomplish equipment and facility repairs.
Develops and maintains Key Performance Indicators for tracking and reporting the performance of the maintenance function (supplier performance, 3rd party contractor performance, equipment reliability, overall equipment effectiveness, etc.) Provides long-term solutions and day-to-day support to all operational teams with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
Trains employees on proper work methods and safety procedures.
Ensures tasks are completed following USDA regulations. Maintains accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory.
Provides regular status reports to the maintenance management team. In the absence of key personnel, the employee#39;s supervisor or qualified designee (one that has been trained in the key employee#39;s duties) is responsible for completing or delegate the completion of all required tasks and responsibilities.
High School diploma or GED and 2+ years of maintenance or process/project engineering experience; required.
Bachelor#39;s Degree in Engineering and previous leadership experience preferred.
Advanced technical skills in ammonia refrigeration, high-pressure boiler, compressed air, mechanical and electrical fields (e.g., PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.) and can lead resource planning efforts a large manufacturing environment, preferred.
Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, inventory, and scheduling software, preferred. Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment, and delegation), preferred. Able to lead problem-solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Good planning and priority setting skills. Bilingual, preferred. It may be required to work long hours and weekends.
Supervisory Responsibilities Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the Maintenance Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities following the organization#39;s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, and providing appropriate resolutions.