JOB TITLE: Maintenance Manager
Reports to: Operations Manager
Location: Arlington MN
The Maintenance Manager performs a variety of tasks to keep the equipment and facilities in good operating condition. Supervises maintenance employees, solves problems with equipment, prepares budgets, and oversees the scheduling of maintenance work.
1. Supervision and Management of the Maintenance Department.
2. Manage and update work orders, PM Programs and Inventory Controls.
3. Responsible for cost justifying, compiling specs., ordering, and overseeing installing new equipment.
4. Provides a safe work environment for employees.
5. Assisting heavily in the capital planning, proposals for expansions, the budgeting process, monitor expenditures and assists with cost improvement projects.
6. Recognizes and takes steps to resolve operating problems in order to minimize their impact on the operations.
7. Cooperates with all departments to assure a coordinated work relationship exists at all times.
8. Maintain and improve upon record keeping ensuring that the info is current, correct, and complete.
9. Encourages suggestions from employees which will improve production, quality, safety and/or control costs of production.
10. Keeps senior management informed on operating and/or staffing problems which may require their attention or knowledge.
11. Develop and/or maintain the programs necessary to ensure all employees are properly trained in order to meet company objectives relating to human safety, product quality and safety, human relations and professional development.
12. Coordinate activities between Research and Development and plant operations both at the local level and across the company.
13. Lead and participate in plant and corporate continuous improvement teams to promote facility growth and development.
14. Actively participate in the PSM Program.
15. Complete and supervise special projects and other duties as assigned.
16. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
17. Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of products.
Level 6 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or Engineering, at least 5 years maintenance management experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
- Minimum of 5 years of maintenance management
- Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles preferred.
Level 6 Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Level 5 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Level 5 Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Knowledge of basic mechanics, welding, electrical, fabrication, preventative maintenance, plant operations, government environmental and safety regulations.
2. Frozen foods processing and packaging
3. Fluid Aseptic principles, processing and packaging
4. Food safety and sanitation principles (GMP, SQF)
5. State and Federal rules and regulations (USDA, FDA, OSHA, etc.)
6. Knowledge of plant operations and production scheduling
1. Supervising personnel in a manufacturing environment
2. Communication and interpersonal relations as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
3. Be able to recognize problem situations and take appropriate steps to resolve.
4. Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) Auto CAD and inventory control computer programs (SAP)
5. Advancement planning of direct reports.
6. Leadership and team skills (interpersonal, leading teams, communication)
7. Good written and verbal communication skills, able to make detailed presentations and present them to upper levels of management. Managing employees and production operations
8. Able to supervise department personnel in a fair and consistent manner.