Job Information



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties as assigned

  • 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


  • 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

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • 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.