Plant Maintenance Manager

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Plant Maintenance Manager
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We are seeking a Plant Maintenance Manager for an established dairy company in Pennsylvania. This opportunity is with a nationwide dairy processor that has locations all over the U.S. This role will offer a supportive work environment, competitive benefits, and growth across a national organization.

Location: Reading, PA

Job Responsibilities:
  • Establish and manage the department’s budget to ensure financial goals are met or exceeded
  • Manage capital and expense projects to meet scope, budget, and timeline as defined
  • Develop and utilize maintenance key performance indicators (KPI) to drive improvements to plant reliability
  • Develop, implement, and maintain maintenance related systems to support the continuous manufacturing requirements
  • Ensure the department’s activities remain in or exceed the standards and specifications established by Quality Assurance
  • Manage maintenance inventory, purchasing and inventory control processes
  • Coordinate with on-site staff and management or engineering to review and approve plans for new equipment installation and layout to ensure operational efficiency
  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities to ensure plant sustainability
  • Manage employee’s performance through establishing expectations and holding employees accountable
  • Coach and mentor employees to develop their skills and instill an appropriate sense of urgency
  • Partner with other departments regarding the resolution of ongoing problems, the implementation of new procedures or process, and the introduction of new products or product lines
  • Ensure all process changes, equipment changes, or product changes are understood by affected employees in a timely fashion
  • Serve as a member of the plant Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) team
  • Work any shift(s) if necessary. Must be able to receive calls pertaining to plant issues when not on duty
  • Must adhere to all safety policies and procedures
  • Follow all GMP’s and works in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements

Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or related degree
  • 6+ years of related experience in a manufacturing environment, including 1+ year of management experience
  • High speed manufacturing and food experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to all levels of the organization
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); SAP knowledge preferred

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