Maintenance Manager

ROLE PURPOSE/POSITION SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Manager needs to provide direction to the Maintenance Department. Ensure the facility and all production equipment operates safely within designed specifications while operating at the highest level of efficiency possible. In addition, this role is the linkage between operations and engineering to develop plant growth and process improvement. Keep abreast with the latest innovation and technology.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITY/PRIMARY DUTIES &RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide leadership and direction to the maintenance department in areas of: safety, GMP’s, sanitation, quality, food safety, customer service and preventative maintenance.
    • Develop the maintenance department’s long-term goals and assist in the continuous growth and progress of the company’s short/long-term strategic plans.
    • Create a positive working environment for all associates, support continuous improvement, employee empowerment, problem solving skills, increase technical knowledge level of staff, reinforce company philosophy, and policies while treating every individual with respect.
    • Create a cohesive line of communication between the maintenance department and different plant/corporate departments.
    • Assure all plant equipment, building, and company policies conform to all federal, state, and city regulatory agencies: OSHA, EPA, building codes.
    • Actively search out and implement new solutions to improve equipment efficiency, change over, and associate safety.
    • Develop and maintain all plant maintenance budgets including annual plant capital. Manage equipment/building inventory parts MRP system by optimizing stock levels and using EOQ strategies.
    • Expand on all vendor and contractor relationships stressing quality, reliability, and competitive pricing.
    • Verify and approve all Accounts Payable items ensuring authorized purchasing, proper documentation and GL coding.
    • Maintain continuous communication with all departments to assure production priorities and shortfalls are addressed in a timely manner, to not impact customer service.
    • Create a positive working environment for all associates; one that supports continuous improvement, reinforces company philosophy and policies, and ensures that every individual is treated with respect.
    • Maintain continuous communication with all departments to assure production priorities and shortfalls are addressed in a timely manner, to not impact customer service.
    • Give food safety maintenance items top priority.
    • Be sure all mechanics follow GMP’s in order to ensure food safety.

CAPABILITY PROFILE:

    • Leadership
    • Budget Management
    • Operations Management
    • Vendor / Contractor Administration
    • Project Management
    • Metric Development
    • Operations Management
    • Communication/People Skills
    • Undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Food manufacturing experience
    • Demonstrated understanding of maintenance
    • Demonstrated salaried and hourly management skills


City
Batavia
Province/State
IL
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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