Position Summary : The Maintenance Manager will lead the maintenance team in implementing Company maintenance and reliability strategy aimed at reducing breakdowns and extending manufacturing equipment life while maximizing labor and cost efficiency.
This position reports to the Engineering Manager.Essential Responsibilities Include : Direct the efficient maintenance and improvement, installation, and safe operation of food processing equipment in compliance with company procedures.
Work with the operations team to establish production line operating metrics such as efficiencies, up time and reliability.
Provide Technical support (related to reliability / maintenance services) for all production equipment throughout the facility.
Assure lines are mechanically capable of meeting design operating rates and reliability, and improve up time and reliability for all lines.
Identifies and develops plans to improve equipment designs or department procedures to maximize asset availability.
Optimize cost through effective budget planning and management. Identify and implement cost saving ideas for facility maintenance.
Interface with vendors and contractors providing services to the facility to ensure company needs are met.
Interface with associates in manufacturing, warehouse, planning, engineering, QA and other departments or improvement teams as needed as a technical resource.
Responsible for a team of technicians including performance and compensation management, training, coaching, discipline and career development.
Job RequirementsDesired Technical / Functional Skills : 5+ years of experience in manufacturing, preferably in the food processing and consumer packaged goods industries
Minimum of 5 years supervisory and people management experience
Significant hands on experience in leading maintenance teams.
Significant record of achievement with regard to lean manufacturing support, continuous improvement, and breakdown reduction.
Excellent project management skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to create a culture of accountability and cross departmental teamwork.Education and / or Experience : Industrial Millwright (433a) or Industrial Electrician (442A or 309A) or related with at least 5 years’ experience with industrial maintenance supervision and management (preferably in food processing); OR
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related with at least 5 years’ experience with industrial maintenance supervision and management (preferably in food processing)
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