Job Number: nest-00030380
Nestle Dreyer's Ice Cream
Fort Wayne IN
Maintenance Team Leader
Job Purpose Statement:
Reporting to the Supervisor Facilities Maintenance, the Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for providing leadership to the production engineering technicians in order to ensure the reliability of production equipment.
' Assist in the developing the technical support systems to deliver FWOC KPI's. This includes but isn't limited to coordinating the activities of Maintenance Technicians daily based upon production schedules.
' Assist in planning and executing the maintenance activities to ensure a reliable operation ('zero breakdown mindset')
' Co-ordinate the maintenance work on assigned items for the plant production equipment and support equipment using both inside and outside resources
' Leads and facilitates expert problem solving throughout the plant to enhance the troubleshooting skills and performance of the FWOC engineering group.
' Support driver of plant efficiency and product line up time.
' Assists in the development of the Engineering Department as required.
' Assist in some project management activity relative to the engineering department.
' Reviews work orders and preventative maintenance needs, taking into account such factors as priority, production schedules and material and parts availability.
' Assigns Maintenance Technicians in response to requests from production, recognizing the areas requiring immediate response to prevent downtime.
' Adaptable ' Adjust approach to match varied task requirements; Adjust behavior to others' styles; Change priorities to meet changing demands; Adjust quickly to new responsibilities and tasks.
' Communication - Organize the communication; Maintain audience attention; Adjust to the audience; Ensure understanding; Adhere to accepted conventions; Comprehend communication from others. The key skills in this area are group facilitation, information sharing, ability to facilitate groups in conflict, listening, and written communication.
' Decision Making ' Detect problems and opportunities; Gather all relevant information; Identify underlying issues or problems; Recognize trends; Identify cause-effect relationships; Develop recommendations based on analysis of alternatives; Decide on and execute course of action.
' Follow-up ' Communicate time frames; Gather appropriate information; Evaluate reports; Monitor results.
' Initiating Action ' Respond quickly; Take independent action; Go above and beyond.
' Technical Knowledge ' Understand technical terminology and developments; Know how to apply a technical skill or procedure; Know when to apply a technical skill or procedure; Perform complex tasks in area of expertise.
' Work Standards ' Set standards of excellence; Ensure high quality; Take responsibility; Encourage others to take responsibility.
' Minimum of three (3) years 'hands on' mechanical and electrical experiences in the areas of production line maintenance.
' Strong knowledge on VFD, PLC, electrical circuit, and mechanical system skills a must.
' Familiar with PLC-s, process instrumentation, and process drawings
' Good working knowledge with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
' Experienced in writing Standard Operating Procedures for equipment.
' Strong industrial electrical background including knowledge of 480, 240, 120, and low voltage control systems.
' Excellent organizational skills and strong interpersonal skills
' Ability to effectively participate in problem solving meetings
' Passionate about safety in equipment design, condition, and work practices
' Strong communication skills
' Strong coaching and training skills
' Flexible/adaptable to changes in the business environment
' Proactive in seeking opportunities for improvement
' Self-directed, high energy level
' Able to work collaboratively across functional boundaries
' Must assist and/or run department hand offs; at least ¿ hour before and after assigned shift
' PC proficiency as well as excellent organizational and communication skills are a must.
' Ability to develop a strong maintenance team in a high performing environment.
' Strong problem-solving/troubleshooting skills
' CMMS / work order experience ' Preferably Experience with MP2
Nestlé Dreyer's Ice Cream is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates in employment. EOE M/F/D/V.
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