JBS USA MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR in Elkhart, Indiana
J ob Title: Maintenance Supervisor
Our Company, Your Opportunity:
Swift Prepared Foods is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Swift Prepared Foods was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.
To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.
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.
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 andimplement 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
If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers.
Swift Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer.