Maintenance Manager

Job Title
Maintenance Manager
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We are working with a fast-growing food tech company that is looking for a Maintenance Manager. The Maintenance Manager will lead the Facilities/Maintenance Department to ensure uninterrupted production operations through the management of Preventive/Predictive maintenance practices, breakdown support, facility maintenance, project management of facility upgrade and general facilities management.  Offering great benefits and competitive compensation!

Location: Chicago, IL

*Please note: Our client requires this individual to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure safety regulation compliance and provide a safe working environment for employees
  • Support all components of the Food Safety Program
  • Manage all production equipment, facility equipment, buildings, grounds, parking lot
  • Support engineering and capital projects
  • Be a main point of contact for external municipality and related agencies associated with facility management including powerhouse systems, wastewater and supplemental energy contracts
  • Manage outsourced contract and construction activities
  • Be responsible for and manage facilities/maintenance budget
  • Write projects to replace, upgrade or refurbish equipment, facilities, and grounds
  • Teach, cultivate, and promote teamwork and problem solving in a positive, proactive work environment

Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of facilities operational management or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical / engineering discipline (Preferred)
  • Greenhouse processing, Food or Agricultural Experience (Preferred)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) (Preferred)
  • Experience working with governmental agency and/or municipal utilities.
  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
  • Experience implementing preventive and predictive maintenance programs
  • Experience with computer maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets
  • Ability to sit at a computer for up to 50% of the time
  • Ability to walk/inspect the site up to 50% of the time
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Working Knowledge of Water Treatment, Power House (Compressed Air, Hot Water Boilers), HVAC, Electrical Distribution and the ability to read blueprints​​​​​​
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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