Seeking an experienced Maintenance Manager to lead our maintenance team. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the overall direction and coordination of maintenance activities, projects and personnel, focusing on safety, improving equipment reliability while minimizing expenses and equipment downtime.
Prepare and operate within established maintenance operating budget and monitor departmental expenditures.
Directs all aspects of building operations including maintenance and repairs.
Repsonsible for vendor selection, budget management, and project management responsibilities for major projects and improvements involving process optimization, safety, quality, infrastructure and energy use.
Manages work assignments in staffing, scheduling, coordinating, and planning of team members.
Presents a commitment to high standards and the ability to inspire those qualities in others to the same high levels.
Provides technical expertise and leadership for the timely resolution of manufacturing process problems. Serves as a resource for cause/effect analyses, investigations, and corrective action planning.
Develops and implements manufacturing flows, work station layouts and organization, which optimize value added operations, operating costs, and product/process quality.
Leads department efforts to provide technical training and guidance to management and team members.
Represents the company's position and interest effectively in dealings with outside contractors, vendors, and engineering consultants.
Have the ability to identify, propose, and implement process & continuous improvements
Experience in developing preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
Understanding of electrical systems, PLC/computer operated automation, thermal management at a machine and facility level, and automated systems development and maintenance practices.
The knowledge of plant operations and production scheduling, as well as, knowledge of lean and 6 sigma principles.
This person should have strong communication and organization skills, be knowledgeable of environmental issues and OSHA safety guidelines, and be able to display independent judgment and initiative.
Develop and execute facilities plan
Participate in capital and engineering projects related to the facilities
PC proficiency and Maintenance systems knowledge (CMMS)
Equipment specification, identification
Acts in compliance with all company policies including, but not limited to: Quality, Safety, Food/Feed Safety, Environmental, GMPs, and HACCP
Minimum five years management experience in food plant maintenance. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related degree with advanced work in electrical and hydraulics preferred.
Excellent administrative and follow up skills to achieve successful maintenance and repair programs.
Must have refrigeration system knowledge.
Must be computer literate; experienced in using computer software applications such as CADD and Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with superb time management and project scheduling skills..
Systematic decision making, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Leadership (delegation, coaching, confronting, conflict resolution, problem solving and providing feedback)
Interpersonal skills (oral and written communication)
Planning and scheduling
Advanced math skills