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Maintenance Manager (Food Manufacturing)

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Sioux City, IA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 01, 2019
Job ID
Maintenance Manager

  • Develop annual and long-range maintenance & repair (M&R) and Capital expenditure plans in support of business objectives.
  • Directly responsible for the planning, cost justification and implementation of M&R and Capital Expenditure projects
  • Manages projects, installations and re-builds of equipment and processes.
  • Engineers solutions to chronic downtime failures
  • Provide leadership and coaching in the philosophy of continuous improvement.
  • Drive root cause failure analysis of equipment failure and ensure action plans are developed to correct failures
  • Support production in all aspects including downtime tracking, safety, cost-control, and design for sanitation
  • Provide effective leadership, management and supervision of the Plant Maintenance Department
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and operation of maintenance processes and systems including Preventative/Predictive maintenance programs, asset downtime measurement and analysis
  • Ensure the effective utilization of the computerized maintenance management system to include:  work orders, asset accountability, purchasing, spare parts inventory and preventative/predictive maintenance procedures.
  • Develops and ensures all maintenance personnel adhere to Federal, State, local government and Company Safety and GMP policies and procedures
  • Establishes standards of performance and productivity, for the maintenance department
  • Develops annual department M&R budget and tracks performance.
  • Maintains accurate regulatory records and ensures the plant is in compliance with all Federal, State and local government agencies regulations.
  • Interface and negotiate with outside vendors, suppliers, and equipment manufacturers to obtain best-cost services and supplies

  • BS Engineering or 5+ years related experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus
  • Experience in  manufacturing equipment selection, sourcing, and installation
  • Proven track record of successful project management
  • Experience in Food manufacturing environment a plus
  • Experience in safety management, environmental compliance, preparing and managing department budgets
  • Experience in Strategic planning and Balanced Score Card
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control
  • Analytical trouble shooting experience
  • Ability to calmly handle stressful situations
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to recruit, build and coach successful teams
  • Ability to negotiate business deals and develop long term partnership with vendors
  • Develop network of various vendors for successful project management

No sponsorship visa (H1-B, etc) candidates at this time, sorry.
Qualified candidates must submit their resume in Microsoft Word format along with at least three professional references to:
Phil Montoya
Director of Sourcing
3735 SW 8th Street, Suite 205
Miami, FL 33134
P: 832-266-1610
Fax: 305-520-0138
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