Maintenance Manager

Location: Waterloo, IA
Date Posted: 08-16-2017
The Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing and executing the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, building and other facilities.  Assists with the budgeting, planning and scheduling of facility modifications including estimates on equipment, labor, materials and other related costs.
  • 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 team 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.
  • 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. 
  • Facilitates 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.
  • Promotes, establish and hold accountable the level of performance expected of maintenance employees.
  • Develops and drives processes for all non-capital projects.
  • Manages housekeeping to keep shop area clean and organized.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 10 years Maintenance Management, Facilities Management or related field experience.
  • Experience with internal and external customers and local contractors
  • Previous experience in the food industry
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems or similar software experience.
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude to lead, guide, train and grow the maintenance crew.
  • Ability to communicate with cross-functional teams across all shifts.
  • Experience in all maintenance trades.
  • Must possess a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in motivating, coaching and involvement concepts such as team building and employee motivation.
  • Capability to manage multiple priorities with a focus on delivery of plant goals and metrics
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to perform LOTO (employee level) on related production equipment.
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred.
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