Electronics and Intrumentation Supervisor
McCain Foods USA Inc. - Plover, WI

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The Electronics & Instrumentation Supervisor maintains facility equipment in operating condition and ensures equipment is operational mechanically and electrically through means of an effective preventive maintenance program. The successful candidate will ensure all maintenance and repair work in the factory is properly performed in a timely and cost effective manner. Finally, this position directs the effort of all Maintenance employees to ensure quality of workmanship and maximum effectiveness of their efforts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
· Provide direction for maintaining and operating all physical equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization.
· Investigate and, where possible, eliminate any mechanical or maintenance/electrical problem which would affect manufacturing schedules.
· Take timely and appropriate corrective action to control unfavorable expenditure trends which would result in exceeding expense budgets.
· Maintain and progressively improve a Preventive Maintenance Program by use of the SAP system.
· Prepare and submit reports on a timely basis, including Key Performance Indicators, annual operating and capital budgets, and to work within these budget guidelines.
· Strive for operational efficiency through Profit Improvement Programs, Cost Improvement Programs, McCain continuous improvement, and other mechanisms for cost improvement. Conduct special studies as assigned, or perform self initiated studies designed to improve Departmental services.
· Work with Project Engineer to ensure project success and plant electrical standards are being met.
· Develop Departmental employee relations by continuing communication of all information affecting them and by conducting departmental safety meetings so as to develop a safe and healthful working attitude.
· Ensure compliance to all NRC, NEC, and NFPA 70E regulations.
· Maintain open lines of communications between departments and employees.
· Continue to maintain/develop Apprenticeship Program.
· Support the MCE process through use of Lean Manufacturing tools.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The incumbent works closely with all of the Operations Departments, in particular Manufacturing, Field, and Environmental Departments to ensure effective maintenance of all equipment needed by the respective departments. In performing these services, the incumbent’s lateral relationships take on a high level of importance to ensure attainment of objectives.

The incumbent is expected to recommend to and consult with the Maintenance Manager and Plant Engineering Manager in planning for improvements to current methods or procedures to assist operations departments in realizing the highest return on equipment investments through adherence to proper operating procedures, preventive maintenance techniques, work order control, etc.

This position requires the incumbent to be available for weekend work on a routine basis. The incumbent must establish and maintain a high degree of autonomy in his/her decision making and planned actions as there are occasions where delays could have adverse results on factory operations. In most instances involving major impacts, prior review of actions is possible with the Maintenance Manager or Plant Engineering Manager.

The incumbent must have general working knowledge of all Factory operations including, but not limited to, Raw Product Receiving, Processing, Packaging, Freezing, Waste Treatment, Environmental Operations, Boiler Operations, etc., as well as the impact of each of these areas on Factory performance.

For purposes of “updating” the incumbent should attend carefully selected trade shows, meetings involving engineering people from other companies and potential vendors, select seminars, and other training courses which present up-to-date information on manufacturing and maintenance interest. Incumbent should also subscribe to and review periodicals and trade magazines relevant to the functions of this position.

This position requires the incumbent to be available for consultation during all hours the factory is under production as well as being available for weekend work on a routine basis.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology preferred, other engineering degrees combined with experience is also acceptable. Other bachelor’s degrees or equivalent experience will be considered.

Experience: One to three years management experience, preferably in frozen food manufacturing. Strong technical background in maintenance required, including refrigeration, fluid power, electrical, robotics, and PLC’s. A strong background in RSLogix and controls experience is essential. Strong communication skills a must. Project management experience preferred. A background in lean manufacturing is a plus.


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