Summary This position is accountable for planning, organizing, and administering policies, practices, and procedures related to all aspects of plant maintenance and assuring optimum utilization of assigned materials, capital|
, and personnel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1.Deliver strategic and tactical direction to the maintenance department. This includes providing the leadership and guidance necessary to establish and execute best practices for areas of responsibility.
2.Budgetary responsibility for assigned accounts and capital expenditures.
3.Maximize throughput by elimination of unscheduled downtime and achieving performance enhancements to the processes and machinery. Champion Total Process Reliability (TPR) philosophy through the use of workgroups focused on improving equipment reliability, maintenance effectiveness and performance, employee knowledge and skills, as well as working with engineering to improve how equipment is designed, manufactured, and installed.
4.Work with other facility departments to ensure compliance to regulatory and legislative codes and company requirements.
5.Support all strategy deployment initiatives and goals. Provide support for all functionalities within the facility.
6.Responsible to coordinate long range maintenance plans with all plant and campus departments. This includes regularly communicating all plant facility plans to affected departments.
Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies. Regularly complete behavior based safety observations. Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.
Must maintain the highest ethics and integrity while embodying the tenets of "What We Stand For" and "The Basic Principles."
All employees are responsible for upholding the principles of SQF 2000.
All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management for appropriate action.
Other duties may be assigned.
Directly supervises maintenance supervisor (if applicable), and hourly maintenance employees, maintenance planner and or scheduler, and storeroom supervisor. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Responsible for development of direct reports. Development goals should be established and tracked through regular gemba walks, development plans, talent reviews, and performance appraisals.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties 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.
Education and/or Experience
This position requires a degree in engineering, preferably mechanical or electrical, with a minimum of three years of project experience, or equivalent and the ability to build and lead a team. Demonstrates experience in the application of continuous improvement and root cause analysis tools (TPR, kaizen, 5S, 5 Why, fishbone, etc) . This position plays the key role of leadership for the maintenance department, which provides essential service to all areas of plant operations. The degree of efficiency achieved in the applications of this required services has major impact on the plant's ability to maintain a competitive position in the markets.
Ability to read and comprehend simple to complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write various types of documents including, but not limited to instructions, disciplinary action and performance appraisals. Ability to effectively present information verbally in one-on-one to large group (20+) situations. Ability to effectively facilitate meetings.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to creatively apply experience and common sense to a variety of situations, processes and people. Ability to make technical decisions and support the staff on technical issues. Ability to manage several projects concurrently. Ability to recognize lack of direction and motivate the organization to take action to correct problems. These issues may include conflicts between employees, equipment malfunction, and variation in operating conditions.
Computer skills for effective use of CAD and Microsoft Office suite.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally must access high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme heat. . In dealing with each of these hazards the proper safety equipment must be used. The employee is also regularly in an office environment. The employee will divide work time between a regular office environment and the plant itself. The noise level in the plant is usually loud, requiring hearing protection.
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