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Pilgrim's MAINTENANCE MANAGER IN TRAINING in Russellville, Alabama

Maintenance Manager in Training (MMIT)

GENERAL SUMMARY: Develops and coordinates implementation of Pilgrims Maintenance Pillar and supporting SAP technology, through maintenance managers, planners and supervisors, to improve equipment reliability, predictive and preventive maintenance, and work force effectiveness.


  • Develops preventive maintenance program in conjunction with engineering, plant maintenance staff and equipment suppliers.

  • Leads, along with Maintenance Directors, the continuous improvement of the Pilgrims Maintenance Pillar, and materials to communicate expectations, processes, and tools.

  • Leads initiatives, with IT technical support, on how best to utilize SAP and technology capabilities to improve processes, data capture and spend/reliability analysis.

  • Provides Maintenance Pillar and SAP education and training for plant maintenance teams to improve work performance and equipment reliability.

  • Develops and automates metrics to track maintenance performance.

  • Develops maintenance budget templates and trains maintenance management on process.

  • Analyzes and compares equipment spend across plants to identify and communicate best practices to maintain equipment and improve equipment performance.

  • Interfaces with equipment suppliers to obtain manuals and optimal spend recommendations.

  • Develops master PM templates, content and optimal spend for critical equipment.

  • Serves as the Pilgrims expert on SAP functionality and procedures.

  • Serves as liaison with Corporate Safety and QA to insure maintenance processes support our people and food safety initiatives.

  • Must be able to travel 50% of time, with overnight stays of 1-4 days.

  • Must be able to work independently and exhibit Pilgrim values to uphold maintenance pillar.

  • Must be able to traverse processing areas and equipment.



    Typically requires an Associate ’ s Degree or completion of Vocational/Technical specialty certification/licensure program in a related field.


    Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience. DIRECTLY RELATED work experience will be accepted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the educational requirement. Proven experience and aptitude to quickly learn, apply and teach technology and software solutions.

    EOE/ Vet/Disabled