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Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift - Swift Prepared Foods

Company: Maple Leaf Farms
Location: Constantine
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Maintenance Supervisor will direct maintenance crews in the installation, repair and preventive maintenance of equipment used throughout the plant, utilities and powerhouse equipment. Oversees maintenance of processes in order to reduce mechanical downtime and keep product flows and production lines running at maximum efficiency. Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, evaluate and direct personnel on shift in performing operations according to sound operating principles and company policies and procedures
  • Leads teams of Maintenance Mechanics & Electricians in predictive & preventative maintenance and machine repair
  • Troubleshoot/repair equipment, plan, assign, and direct work; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and assist in providing appropriate resolutions
  • Develop and implement day to day supervision of maintenance systems, processes and documentation.
  • Ensure maintenance is scheduled in a timely manner and work closely with Production to schedule and accomplish equipment and facility repairs
  • Maintain Key Performance Indicators for tracking and reporting the performance of the maintenance function
  • Provide long term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Train employees on proper work methods and safety procedures
  • Ensure tasks are completed in accordance with USDA regulations
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory
  • Work side by side with maintenance personnel
  • Reports directly to Maintenance Superintendent Physical Demands/ Work Environment: This role is based in a processing facility and individuals in this role are expected to spend time on the plant floor. While at the facility, employee will be subject to extreme temperatures, humid/wet environments and other hazards common to a food manufacturing facility
    • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle/feel items, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear.
    • Office and plant setting: the plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), and working near moving mechanical parts
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Skills and Qualifications: An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. High School diploma or GED and 2+ years of Maintenance, Maintenance Supervision or Process/Project Management experience required
      • Previous experience with ammonia refrigeration, high pressure boiler, compressed air, mechanical and electrical fields (e.g. PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.) preferred
      • Knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, inventory and scheduling, preferred
      • Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment and delegation)
      • Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
      • Good planning and priority setting skills
      • Be Safety Minded
      • May be required to work long hours and weekends

Keywords: Maple Leaf Farms, Kalamazoo , Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift - Swift Prepared Foods, Professions , Constantine, Michigan

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