Role details

Maintenance Manager

Wheeling   •   USD90,000 - USD100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Company has moved into a Brand New facility
  • Hiring a Maintenance Manager - Ammonia experience MUST

About Our Client

I am representing a private label food manufacturing company founded in 1862. The company which produces frozen pizza, salad dressing, sauces, marinades, condiments and deli salads to be marketed by other companies as their store brand or white label brand manufactures over 50 million frozen pizzas and more than 20 million finished crusts annually, reporting more than $200 million in yearly sales.

With approximately 675 employees, the company has moved into a Brownfield site in the Wheeling, IL area and looks to hire 150 employees over the course of 12-18 months.

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing, training and development of the maintenance staff including all Leads, Mechanics, Electricians and Refrigeration Technicians.
  • Responsible for hiring, scheduling, payroll and performance management of direct reports.
  • Works closely with maintenance planner to ensure that works orders are being completed in a timely and efficient manner. Provides any support maintenance staff may need to execute the work orders.
  • Collaborate daily with manufacturing to ensure minimum reduction of maintenance downtime to maximize production output.
  • Supervises and provides technical leadership to the maintenance staff.
  • Provide input to weekly 1:1 coaching meetings, 30,60,90 day and yearly Lead performance reviews; monitor and audit work of. crew members.
  • Assists and supports the Maintenance Planner with CMMS ensure maximum utilization of the system.
  • Assists and supports the Maintenance Planner in training to all staff in the CMMS system.
  • Maintains safe practices and procedures. Assure compliance with appropriate safety practices and procedures and with applicable federal, State and local codes, regulations and requirements. Monthly and weekly safety Coaching and compliance. Works with safety manager to drive the maintenance safety program. Provides and assists with safety training for all maintenance employees.
  • Understands and works with the annual budget.
  • Support the installation, repair and maintenance of various equipment, building and grounds.
  • Facilitate weekly reporting on performance against KPI measures.
  • Communicates with other managers and maintenance employees to ensure equipment specific problems and needs are addressed timely and in an efficient manner.
  • Coordinate scheduling to ensure the highest level of departmental coverage and departmental skillsets.
  • Communicate and enforce all Company, Plant and Departmental work rules and policies. Ensure consistency with constant communication within the maintenance department.
  • Promote, establish and hold accountable the level of performance expected of maintenance employees.
  • Develops and drives MOC process for all non-capital projects.
  • Responsible for auditing static work and work order performance with Leads.
  • Manages housekeeping and 5S activities to keep shop area clean and organized.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 10 years Maintenance Management, Facilities Management or related field experience.
  • Experience with internal and external customers and local contractors
  • Ammonia Refrigeration Certification
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems or similar software experience.
  • Previous experience in the food industry.
  • Knowledge of Manager Plus CMMS system.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

What's on Offer

This is a choose your adventure opportunity with growing company.

Offering competitive salary + comprehensive medical benefits

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