Plant Maintenance Manager - Food Processing
Our client, one of the leading food brands in the USA, is seeking a proven and experienced food industry maintenance professional to fill the critical role of Maintenance Manager in Greenville County South Carolina producing a variety of baked products.
In this role you assume full responsibility, including P&L, for all aspects of the maintenance, grounds and facility. Crossing every aspect of the operation you will be required to work closely with in every department of the plant and will serve as a key member of the senior management team reporting directly to the Plant Manager. This position will require the capability to drive and enhance a culture of safety, adherence to GMPs/food safety requirements, and maintain a discipline Continuous Improvement.
Responsible for all Plant Maintenance functions, developing and implementing the overall plant technical strategies and focus on facilities/utilities, mechanical, electrical and long-term capital planning
Provide solutions to technical problems and recommendations for improvements in production activities. Developing and leading specific maintenance programs to achieve key performance goals and maximize efficiency.
Responsible for creating and managing the maintenance expense budget.
Comply with all food safety/quality policies and procedures as defined by company to include HACCP, cGMPâ??s, and general housekeeping practices.
Education and Experience:
BS in an Engineering discipline with 5-8 years of experience in Engineering, Maintenance, and Manufacturing
Demonstrated leadership ability in a maintenance related leadership role
Food industry experience REQUIRED
PLC Control Systems. Ability to read PLC Ladder logic is not required, but is desirable
Utility Systems (steam, compressed air, refrigeration, PSM, etc.)
Extensive knowledge and experience with TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or equivalent.
Strong management skills with the ability to manage and develop cross-functional maintenance team.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and work with all levels of the organization.
Excellent problem-solving skills and exceptional Project Management skills.
Excellent salary and benefits package
$95,000 - $105,000