Director of Maintenance
FreshDirect - Long Island, NY

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About FreshDirect
FreshDirect is the leading profitable online grocer in the U.S. with customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. It is known for its fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries at everyday low prices, all delivered to customers’ doors. FreshDirect’s food experts rate all produce and seafood every morning and give each item an Expert Quality Rating to help customers choose what is best and in-season. FreshDirect customers can enjoy over 600 Entrees and Side Dishes, made fresh daily by professional chefs using the finest, freshest ingredients. FreshDirect ranks 70th on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide®. For more information, please visit . For updates, follow us on Twitter: @freshdirect and on Facebook:

Position SummaryThe Director of Maintenance is responsible for the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems, to ensure maximum production quantity, while supporting the policies, goal, and objectives of the company.

Essential FunctionsInitiates implements, and manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices industry, with an emphasis on planning, schedules and preventive maintenance.
Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.
Establishes and maintains a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.
Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
Supervises plant maintenance personnel.
Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
Communicates regularly with all maintenance technicians, both individually and as a group, to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.
Assists with hiring of maintenance personnel.
Conducts employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution on the maintenance technicians.
Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
Monitors operation of plant equipment and systems.
Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
Maintains safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
Directs, maintains, and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance technicians.
Coordinates activities with Plant Operations Departments.
Communicates directly with the operations department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
Implements programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.

InteractionsSupervision Received:
Plans, designs, and carries out programs, projects, studies, or other work independently. Receives little or no supervision from leader

Supervisory Duties:
Trains, assigns work to, and checks work of twenty (20) or more Teammembers; participates in the decision to hire, fire, and promote Teammembers; does not conduct the same work as Teammembers on a regular basis

Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in related discipline and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous work experience and education
Five plus (5+) years experience of maintenance labor
Five (5) years of leadership in a maintenance environment
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesStrong knowledge of and proven ability to repair and maintain processing equipment
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
Effective time management and prioritization skills
Proven ability to lead, train and develop a team
DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Teammember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Description may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes. As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS , Fresh Direct, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.

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