Maintenance Supervisor in David City NE

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Michael Foods
Maintenance Supervisor
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David City NE
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Job Types:
Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor

Job Details



  • Promote, and foster Michael Foods culture, values and principles.
  • Must observe and practice all Department/Plant procedures including wearing the required PPE.
  • Adherence to Plant safety, food safety, sanitation standards, and following all GMP guidelines.
  • Ability to conduct investigation, and report communications accurately of all incidents and work-related injuries.
  • Improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of equipment through adherence to planning and scheduling process, MRO process application and through maintenance work execution.
  • Motivate team members through energetic and positive engagement while Inspiring team members by providing them with tools, training, process and freedom to execute. Ensure that the floor presence is maintained in the assigned work area.
  • Utilize CMMS for maintenance functions for all work order and work request activities for follow-up or completed work. These must be reviewed for quality and quantity. Ensure accuracy and timely reporting of hours worked for payroll purposes.
  • Participate in daily shift meetings as required and provide consistent communications (through self or others) and maintains a floor presence in assigned work area.
  • Builds the capability of maintenance technicians through MFI Maintenance skills development program by partnering with Technical SME and complete annually the gap analysis for their shift.
  • Conduct timely and thorough Performance Management evaluations within the spirit of the Performance Management program.
  • Knowledgeable on company policies and procedures, administer them in a fair and consistent manner including, but not limited to, Plant attendance program.
  • Plan, schedule and directs the activities of maintenance team in performing the assigned duties. Allow best resources to get to the right place at the right time through escalation plan to maintain equipment at precision levels consistent with company specifications.
  • Support activities of a Technical Planner in scope and plan of all repairs to maximize productivity of team members including corrective, PM, PdM and Precision activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of processes, projects, and training efforts that drive engagement, continuous and sustained improvements in Plant operations.
  • Support maintenance teams to define lubrication, predictive, preventative and precision maintenance strategy as needed.
  • Ensures adherence to maintenance process (means) and take personal responsibility of results including all KPIs and financial performance.
  • Utilizes visual factory and conditional monitoring concepts to maximize asset utilization and Plant performance.
  • Assist in develop and implementation of capital projects, Plant productivity projects, OEM and contractor visit as needed.
  • Able to get certified in CPR, First Aid and Forklift Operation.
  • May be requested to cover vacation for maintenance lead.


    AA in Engineering, Operations or Applicable technical knowledge or Degree/Certification from Trade School.


    Minimum of 2-5 years of proven leadership or supervisory experience in industrial operations or maintenance or utilities operations is preferred

  • Ability to diagnose and repair of all mechanical power transmission equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, process pumps, control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration, lubrication devices and basic electrical AC/DC Troubleshooting and related system.
  • Read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams.
  • Experience in the installation, diagnosing and repairing mechanical equipment through troubleshooting required. Electrical troubleshooting is a plus.
  • Skilled or Knowledge in welding, sanitary welding, pipe fitting, soldering, rigging application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Skilled or Knowledge in machine shop to fabricate within specific tolerance using various measuring equipment vernier, calipers, and depth gauges etc.
  • 480v 3 phase knowledge required. Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70E is preferred.
  • Experience or knowledge of personal/process control computers, programmable logic controllers (PLC), and Networking devices a plus. Allen Bradley experiences a plus.

    Good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in both one-on-one and small group situations.


  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to participate analytical, planning, problem-solving, and small project management skills
  • Ability to be flexible to shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead teams by successfully motivating and coaching others including strong follow through, communication, interpersonal, and teambuilding skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate in a team environment and build, positive working relationships with all team peers and customers.
  • Proven analytical, planning, problem-solving, and project management skills. Statistical process control skill is a plus.
  • Proven conflict resolution skills; be able to think through relatively complex issues and arrive at well-thought conclusions.
  • Able to impact and effect positive change with a flexible, open-minded, positive approach.
  • 1+ year working with and participating in LEAN manufacturing principles and activities. Ability to demonstrate and explain LEAN principles.

    Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

  • Competent in using Microsoft Office and CMMS System (Preferably SAP).
  • Ability to travel for training and continuous improvement activities.

  • Ability to endure daily excessive walking, standing, crouching, lifting (excess of 60lbs), twisting, climbing, reaching.
  • Qualifications


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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