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Maintenance Manager

BROAD FUNCTION: To direct, plan, control and monitor the overall operation of the maintenance department to ensure the continuous ability of the equipment to service our customers while maintaining high standards in quality, food safety, and safety and meeting the department’s budget.

• Develop, implement and follow-up plans to accomplish departmental goals and objectives as per budget.
• Direct supervision of Maintenance Supervisors.
• Conduct annual performance appraisals for supervisors.
• Perform safety and sanitation audits.
• Participate as an active member in the safety, quality and food safety committees.
• Conduct training sessions for the department employees as needed, including safety training, food safety and technical among others.
• Purchase all materials required for the operation of the department including safety equipment.
• Participate in the safety committee meetings and participate in special safety assignments.
• Report any accidents and/or illnesses within 24 hours and perform accident investigation following the Company’s protocol.
• Conduct safety training to new hires
• Maintain documentation of all training activities
• Monitor and ensure work order system operates effectively (ensure safety, food safety and other operational work orders are addressed promptly).
• Enforce all company policies, procedures and regulations.
• Ensure equipment performs in a safety manner and complies with all the OSHA regulations.
• Collaborate in the development of the department budget and productivity parameters once per year.
• Elaborate written reports for management.
• Deliver oral presentations as requested by upper management
• Attend all scheduled meetings.
• Develop and implement improvements and changes in the work instructions, job descriptions and training needs.
• Must be able to keep administrative paperwork current regarding schedules, inspections, inventories and management reports.
• Recommending the hiring of personnel and overseeing special job training.
• Keep employees informed on factors relating to their work assignment, work progress, and opportunity for advancement.
• Schedule vacation of Maintenance Personnel.
• Responsible to maintain and improve the preventive maintenance program
• Ensure the preventive maintenance scheduled is followed accordingly
• Responsible to ensure all plant equipment is properly maintained per manufacturer recommendations and in accordance with the preventive maintenance schedule
• Responsible to modify and/or suggest modifications to the equipment upon management approval, to improve its overall performance, safety or food safety operation.
• Ensure the building is properly maintained
• Train mechanics and production personnel in troubleshooting techniques and equipment operation.
• Establish and maintain productivity standards.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required and 5 years of experience in Maintenance in a manufacturing plant required. Bakery or food/beverage manufacturing preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience in a managerial/supervisory capacity in a manufacturing environment required. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

Knowledge of local, state and federal electric codes, Certified for Allen Bradley PLC programming or equivalent preferred.
Proficiency in electrical and PLC troubleshooting/programming
Experience with regulatory inspectors: AIB, BRC, OSHA, Military, Health Department, EPA, City & County Inspectors

Salary: DOE
Location: Dallas, TX

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