Maintenance Manager

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The Maintenance Manager directs all Engineering efforts to ensure plant Quality, Efficiency, Safety and Financial goals are met or exceeded as directed by Plant Manager.

 Resource and Department management:

  • Manage all Resources to ensure the operations meets production goals at budgeted cost.
  • Maintain and Manage inventory to ensure most cost-effective equipment up time is maintained.
  • Identify required spare parts and appropriate min and max levels for inventory.
  • Maintain and manage contacts with outside vendors and contractors being main point of contact.
  • Effectively report up budget attainment and contributing factors.
  • Understand cost drivers within the budget and seek improvements in cost reduction.
  • Develop Capital Projects to meet company goals and ensure reliability of plant operations.
  • Manage both Capital and Non-Capital project to ensure project meet objectives on budget and on time.
  • Develop and monitor KPI’s to ensure the department stays on track to meet plant goals.
  • Develop and maintain accurate reporting to be presented to management team.
  • Develop effective corrective actions to all down time and waste events.
  • Improve the Preventive Maintenance processes within our PM software.
  • Monitor and evaluate equipment to access effectiveness of PM program.

People and Organization:

  • Build and manage a team including Supervisors, Leads, Clerks, and Technicians to achieve plant objectives.
  • Provide and ensure effective leadership, performance management, and skills development for all department personnel.
  • Ensure all personnel are adhering to company policies including food processing regulation and safety.
  • Set and maintain clear expectations for department personnel.
  • Maintain all necessary documentation to ensure department and plant maintains compliance
  • Manage all safety activities for the department including but not limited to training, program development, machine specific LOTO, equipment evaluations, ext.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with maintenance, as well as people management.
  • Food manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Proficient in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • PLC troubleshooting preferred
  • Familiarity with safety procedures for a vast variety of equipment and machines

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