Maintenance Manager

  (#11366) - Georgia
Industry: Food Manufacturing

This role functions as the leader of all plant maintenance and engineering needs.

Description:

SUMMARY:
This role functions as the leader of all plant maintenance and engineering needs. Individuals assigned to this role understand and align business operations and Continuous Improvement as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with business, cultural, financial and quality objectives.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide direct supervision, technical support and direction, administrative management, and leadership in the maintenance and engineering areas under the direction of the Plant Manager.
  • Responsible for the management of all equipment, site, and facility maintenance and utilities, including Industrial Refrigeration (Ammonia).
  • Determines if maintenance activity will be done in house or by an outside contractor and obtains quotes and estimates costs for maintenance activities
  • Requisitions materials and supplies such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts for maintenance activities
  • Trains maintenance employees in methods, procedures, and use of equipment and work aids
  • Observes maintenance employees in work area and examines tools and equipment to detect unsafe conditions or violations of safety rules.
  • Recommends or initiates personnel actions and ensures policies are followed in such as performance reviews and corrective action
  • Oversees project planning for facility and process improvements.
  • Participates in identifying hiring needs; employee selection and training. Provides communication and motivation to maintenance team members by conveying departmental expectations and opportunities for improvements. Provides team leadership consistent with company vision, mission and culture.
  • Establishes individual goals for team members in alignment with overall organization goals.
  • Instills professionalism and teamwork to the maintenance department through mentoring, leadership, and his actions.
  • Provide a safe and productive work environment including the lean manufacturing theories.
  • Other duties as assigned.


BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:
7-10 years of related maintenance experience in a Food Manufacturing facility is preferred

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:
Bachelor’s degree desired, engineering focused preferred

SKILLS:

  • Previous experience and expertise with Industrial Refrigeration (Ammonia) systems
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of 8-15
  • Effective at time management and delegation to the team
  • Strong background in Manufacturing maintenance concepts
  • Lean/5S knowledgeable
  • Knowledge of OSHA Safety Requirments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook ,and internet research skills
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