Maintenance Supervisor

Pennsauken, NJ 08110

Industry: Technical Job Number: 8637

Job Description

Company Description:
Join a rapidly growing and industry leader in food, beverage, and spirit production.  The company has over 40 years of experience in producing sauces, oils, salsas, and dips, and, more recently, has added processing and packaging capabilities enabling a wide range of beverages and spirits products. The state-of-the-art facilities and talented production team are growing increasingly comprehensive in the food, beverage, and spirits products they can create for our national brand and retailer brand partners throughout the U.S.

Position Description:
Maintenance Shift Manager
Provide both the mechanical and electrical expertise towards the processing, packaging and automatic warehousing operations as required, to be consistently improving the Overall Equipment Effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organize and manage maintenance staff to support the shift production in a seven day per week operation
• Crossover with both previous Maintenance Shift Manager and Production Supervisors for shift direction
• Communicate with Production Supervisors to ensure that all equipment and facility emergency problems are addressed
• Audit and train maintenance employees to procedures and best practice methodologies, as required
• Align team to prepare all set-up parts in conjunction with schedule needs
• Work with the Production Staff to ensure all set-ups are correct, to include running water jars through the system for confirmation
• Conduct and lead LOTO, Confined Space and Hot Work Permit training and efforts;
• Communicate all equipment cleaning efforts with the Sanitation Teams
• Point person on all emergency repairs and new request items
• Assist in the implementation of preventive maintenance activities
• Address all site alarms to insure both optimal equipment performance and continued personnel safety
• Participate and lead all maintenance shift activities involving the testing required during product development phases
• Communicate daily with Maintenance Scheduler to align workforce with preventive and routine maintenance workload
• Comply with site mechanical and electrical standards to improve production OEE and utility reliability
• Utilize CMMS to optimize asset utilization through scheduled preventive maintenance throughout asset useful life
• Assist in the utility cost reduction efforts
• Collaborate with Project Engineering to assist with the design and installation efforts
• Remain current with latest technology related to the manufacture of products
• Remain current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation
• Propose and implement improvement plans to enrich the Shift Maintenance Teams awareness around safety, quality and applied technology
• Coach, mentor and develop staff, including preparing and conducting employee performance appraisal
• Maintain employee work schedules including timecard approval, work assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off
• Report food safety & quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
• AAS or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering preferred
• 2+ years’ experience leading a Maintenance Team supporting a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation
• 5 years’ experience in food, beverage or pharmaceutical industry and/or high-speed packaged consumer goods manufacturing environment
• Effective communication skills
• Facilitator
• Documentation
• Collaborative work style
• Proficient in Computerized Maintenance Management System software along with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
• Passion for continuous improvement, self-motivated and the ability motivate and influence others
• Lean manufacturing and/or Lean Six Sigma experience
• Certified Plant Maintenance Professional
• Lean Six Sigma Certification

Working Conditions:
• Loud noises
• Long periods of standing and or moving
• Hot and or cold conditions
• Wet and or dry conditions
• Working around moving mechanical parts/conveyors
• Lifting/carrying <50 pounds
• Frequent reaching/pulling/climbing stairs/stooping/kneeling/bending
• Potentially working with caustic chemicals

Compensation and Benefits:
Highly competitive salary plus OT available!  Company offers an excellent benefits package to include major medical, dental, vision and 401(K) with matching!  The opportunity offers tremendous growth for your career;
• Great career-pathing
• Health insurance with premium contributions
• Dental, vision, HSA
• 100% company paid life insurance and long-term disability
• 401k – with employer match
• Paid time off to include- vacation, sick pay, wellness time off, and 10 holidays
• Company bonuses
• And many more….

Job Requirements

Six Sigma, Lean MFG

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