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  1. Job Title: Maintenance Manager
  2. Location: Florida
  3. Number: 10197
  4. Post Date: 4/10/2018
Job description

Title: Maintenance Manager

FLSA Class: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Operations


Job Summary: This person will be responsible for the plant maintenance department operations and its personnel. This role is a working management position in which the individual will be managing shop technicians as well as regional mechanics, working on produce equipment. This individual must be able to provide direction and overseeing quality. You must be extremely mechanically inclined and make sound decisions when to make a quick repair versus a complete overhaul or replacement.  You will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance schedule is followed, detailed records are kept and shop safety.


Job Duties:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Operations, oversee the plant maintenance department operations and its personnel.

  • Ability to supervise 4-8 employees

  • Manage maintenance of produce packing house which includes the facilities, all buildings and the maintenance of all warehouse equipment. 

  • Schedule Repair and Maintenance

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive and predictive plant maintenance program.

  • Must be very proactive and action orientated relative to emergencies as well as preventive and predictive maintenance. 

  • Provide leadership and direction to maintenance personnel.

  • Review, monitor, and ensure the operation of plant equipment and systems are optimized to minimize unplanned interruptions and identify opportunities for improvement. 

  • Prepare reports, analyze data, and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems. 

  • Scope: Large-sized plant.



  • A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in facilities and food plant maintenance management is required. 

  • RETA certified or working toward certification is required

  • Individuals must possess knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Leadership and supervisory experience is essential and required.

  • Ability to train and motivate employees is critical to the success of this position. Ability to explain technical manuals, schematics, drawings, diagrams and industry reference materials is a must.

  • Process Management and Risk Management experience maintaining mechanical integrity and inspections are required.

  • Computer literate.  Experience in using software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Mechanical aptitude in air, electric, plumbing and pump dynamics.  Ability to offer technical direction in areas of welding, safety, machinery repair, speed changes, determining equipment capacity, determining cause of equipment failure, technical document understanding and schematic/diagram interpolation, etc.

  • Must have complete understanding of PLC and logic controls for high speed operating equipment.

  • Prior experience using production environment SAP a plus.

  • Complete understanding of building departmental budgets. Basic accounting knowledge required. 

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and continuously meet deadlines. May require working off shifts, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Must follow all instruction related to Food Defense, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Agricultural Practices and HACCP program. Must report to the Food Safety Department any problem or irregular situation at their work location. Responsible for proper use of all mixing chemicals used in the maintenance process, cleaning/sanitation procedure.   Maintain logs and documents related with food safety. Keeping all MSDS information for the product that they use.

To train employees or assure employees are trained annually or as needed in the usage of Food Grade and Non-Food Grade chemicals used in the facility, periodic inspections, chemical inventory, chemical storage, chemicals and supplies request and receiving. To verify logs and documents related with Food Safety are being filled out and kept in a clean and orderly way.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job


Typical Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must have the ability lift and/or move items of at least 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Regular use of hands to work with tools/equipment, etc.  


Typical Work Conditions: Operate an industrial forklift in a warehouse environment.  Employee frequently interacts with other employees, supervisors, and warehouse manager during the workday.

Employer’s Rights: This job description does not list all the duties of the job. Incumbents may be asked by their supervisor or managers to perform other duties. Incumbents will be evaluated in part based upon their performance of the tasks listed in this job description.The Company has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the Company may terminate employment at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice (subject to applicable laws).

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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