"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Maintenance Manager

Location: TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $87,000.00 - $97,000.00
Date: 2/1/2018
Job ID: 02565471
Job Description
Industrial Maintenance Manager - Food Processing
With more than 60 years in business and an eye toward the future, our client is committed to the ongoing development of quality, flavorful meat products with superior ingredients. Offering a range of premium products that includes marinated, fully cooked, and naturally smoked meat selections in both fresh and frozen varieties.
We are seeking an experienced and well qualified maintenance leader to fill the position of Maintenance Manager to join the leadership team in the "Texas Hill Country". Reporting to the Vice President-Operations, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for overall leadership and direction of all corrective, preventative and predictive mechanical, instrumentation and control maintenance for the safe, efficient and reliable operation and leads a team of maintenance Technicians in the installation, maintenance and repair of facility tools, machines and equipment while managing the established annual budget for the department.
Responsible for daily leadership and organization to the maintenance team by managing the preventative/predictive/corrective maintenance systems to optimize equipment reliability, prioritizing maintenance requests, overseeing facility inventory management and ensuring cost effective maintenance services within budgetary constraints. Responsible for having a firm knowledge of the plant’s layout, systems, and equipment. Must be able to anticipate plant priorities as the situation arises.
Establish strategic and tactical priorities by partnering with operations, financial, production, safety, engineering and other departments.
Coach, train, counsel and manage performance of direct reports. Evaluate staff and replace/upgrade
Lead the departmental redesign and focus to that of predictive/preventive maintenance from current approach of reactionary mode.
Plan, budget, and oversee execution of facility repairs, modifications, installations and capital improvements within budget
Assure that all maintenance employees are knowledgeable of governmental and plant policies, procedures, including USDA, GMP, HACCP, OSHA, and EPA, and that adherence is enforced.
Actively manage cost control processes to drive down costs and improve operational and quality control efficiencies throughout the plant.
Responsible for creation of preventive maintenance objectives and their execution.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field preferred.
8-10 years of maintenance/engineering supervisory experience in a USDA manufacturing environment in food processing industry.
5 years of managerial experience leading a maintenance department in a food processing plant/environment.
Must have experience with PSM.
Requires good written and oral communication skills, ability to work independently, and must be results oriented.
Demonstrated ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Prior experience with USDA regulations, anhydrous ammonia refrigeration systems, OSHA, HACCP, and GMP


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