Maintenance Manager

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Maintenance Manager
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Maintenance Manager


Leadership Maintenance role with a fast-growing dairy manufacturer in Seattle metropolitan area. The Maintenance Manager will manage a diverse team and oversee maintenance on all plant machinery (compressed air system, heat reclaimer, boiler, HVAC, water softener, electrical systems etc).

Please apply if you are interested in a career with this exciting, rapidly growing company!


Job Responsibilities:

·        Manage all activities of the equipment maintenance engineering team to support all areas of the plant

·        Plan, organize, direct maintenance activities to install and maintain production machines and equipment to ensure optimum day-to-day operations

·        Ensure the facility/company can pass any audit at any time (interior and exterior of property)

·        Support QA in all food safety policies; Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

·        Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of the physical building including air compressors, compressed air systems, chillers, cooling towers, electrical distribution, and lighting systems.

·        Develop capital project budgets for packaging and processing machinery upgrades.

·        Manage all contacts, quotes, and specialists for packaging and processing equipment

·        Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results

·        Manage, maintain, and develop PLC/computerized control systems for plant packaging and processing equipment.

·        Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions; Keeps accurate records of equipment failures and repairs.

·        Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.

·        Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

·        Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

·        Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

·        Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities including plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

·        Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

·        Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

·        Establish and maintain processes, standards, policies and procedures for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection, and maintenance of plant packaging and processing equipment; Keeps accurate records of equipment failures and repairs


Required Skills/Qualifications:

·        BS degree in Engineering Management or Industrial Engineering

·        5+ years of experience in facilities or food production plant maintenance

·        5+ years experience solving complex mechanical/electrical systems problems, critical thinking, and continuous improvement in a maintenance / manufacturing environment. Preferably, in food production industry

·        5+ years experience in one or more skilled trades, including experience in heating and air-conditioning systems, mechanical and electrical systems

·        High level understanding of all aspects of plant packaging and processing equipment

·        Hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and HVAC experience

·        Ability to read electrical schematics and chase electrical problems

·        Familiarity with 480volt 3-Phase, VFD's, Starters, Overloads, and PLCs

·        Proficiency with Windows applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

·        Strong organizational and time-management skills

·        Willing to work evenings, holidays, weekends and varying shifts, as needed and participate in on-call availability for maintenance and emergency requests

·        Acquire Boiler licenses within scheduled time frame

·        Managing/creating LOTO and PM programs and software


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