Essential Functions of Role:
This is “hands on” nonproduction operation role.
- Meeting USDA, HACCP, GMFP, and Company standards, and under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance, the functions of this role are to be responsible for the overall maintenance of all plant equipment and facilities within specified departmental budget.
- Responsible for efficient and safe working habits of all departmental employees, responsible for overall compliance, and all regulatory standards of all applicable agencies.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Develop and maintain a preventative/predictive maintenance program for all plant equipment that keeps all equipment running at safely, at a specified uptime level, and within departmental budget.
- Develop and maintain a maintenance/refrigeration specific safety program that promotes employee involvement.
- Maintain parts inventory sufficient to keep plant running at a specified mechanical uptime level within specified budget.
- Develop and maintain a departmental operating budget.
- Develop and maintain PSM/RPM program to O.S.H.A. standards.
- Supervise, assist, coach, and counsel departmental employees to maintain an acceptable level of maintenance support for the company.
- Develop positive working relationships with suppliers to assure plant operation within specified budget.
- Assist Plant Engineer with project planning and implementation.
- Manage contracted projects from start to finish.
- Participation in HAZMAT
Protective Wear Needed:
- Ear plugs
- Hard Hat
- Hair Net
- Protective Coat (clothing protector)
- Forearm protection
- Plastics gloves
- Cotton gloves
- Associates Degree in Business Management or Minimum 5 years' experience in Maintenance Management.
- Journeyman or Accredited Certification in Machine Repair or 5 years' experience in Machine repair.
- Basic Computer Skills.
- Strong electrical background would be a plus.
- Ability to work with all levels of management to build a team environment.
Key Measurable Results:
- Mechanical Uptime
- Departmental Budget
- Safety Performance
- Plant Efficiencies
- Regulation Compliance
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be able to physically perform the essential functions of the role as outlined.
- Must be able to lift, tighten (“torque”) equipment up to an approximately 70 pounds.
- Must be able to reach heights of 17’ to repair & / or inspect equipment.
Must be able to physically perform equipment repairs in a wet, slippery/uneven environment which includes but is not limited to slopped flooring, pitched flooring, steps throughout work areas, and twist, bend, reach, and stand for 10-12 hours or the duration of the shift, in a wet cold environment.