*****must be degreed & must have ammonia experience******
Well established foods manufacturing facility has a need for a Maintenance Manager
Company has been in business for 75 years with sales around $20 billion.
They offer fantastic benefits and are big believers in continuous improvement and upper ward mobility
The Manager Manager is responsible for managing, planning, directing, and coordinating the maintenance and engineering activities and resources necessary for manufacturing
Full relocation assistance will be provided
Sponsorship and visa transfers are not available
The Maintenance Manager will develop and implement production processes, methods and controls to meet design and quality standards in the most cost-effective manner and drive continuous improvements within core process areas of our manufacturing operations.
Overee the entire engineering and maintenance operation to include all process lines, packaging systems, ammonia equipment, and facility structure and related equipment
Lead a team of supervisors, planners, MRO buyers and technicians responsible for plant maintenance activities for all shifts.
Responsible for the daily execution of scheduled and non-scheduled repairs and other activities to minimize equipment down time
Lead the development of an efficient line operation that meets or exceeds quality, food safety, people safety, service and cost requirements
Develop and coach members of the maintenance team at all levels of the organization to improve people and equipment efficiency for the long-term
Assist operations with plant layouts to maximize facility utilization.
Design, develop and test machinery/equipment using engineering principles.
Safely launch new machines/processes/new methods and tools into operations.
Layout manufacturing areas using Lean manufacturing engineering principles.
Implement and maintain process controls through advanced product quality planning (APQP) techniques (FMEA, mistake proofing, etc.).
Ensure implementation of Engineering Change Notices (ECN) into process tools and equipment.
Able to coach, teach and mentor tradesmen to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues
Able to read schematics and blueprints
PLC Programming is a plus
Well versed with Preventative maintenance software, implementation experience is preferred
Knowledge on continuous improvement principles such lean manufacturing, industrial engineering principles, six-sigma, kaizen, statistical process control, 5S, TQM, TPM, JIT, value stream mapping, poke-yoke and similar
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, effective team building skills, proven ability to deliver results, strong ability to multi-task and prioritize and the ability to effectively manage conflict and maintain strong employee relations