Maintenance Manager - Luxemburg, WI

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Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Company: Agropur

Location: Luxemburg, Wisconsin

Description: The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the organization. This position coordinates and manages all aspects of maintenance for the manufacturing facility. The Maintenance Manager facilitates all maintenance activities to ensure uninterrupted operations, motivates and develops support leaders, and maintenance mechanics to lead a dynamic and customer-focused maintenance department.

  • Initiate, implement and manage the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the dairy industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Monitor the use and inventory of spare parts, maintenance supplies and equipment; reordering when necessary.
  • Maintain and repair maintenance shop equipment.
  • Establish and maintain a computerized maintenance management system for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.
  • Prepare reports, analyze data, and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related issues.
  • Ensure that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain and update operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
  • Review the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly to minimize unplanned downtime; resolve problems in a timely manner and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Initiate and carry out projects to improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Maintain safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Drive training and coaching to ensure compliance with Safety standards and incident prevention.
  • Coordinate activities with Plant Operations Departments.
  • Oversee Wastewater Treatment Plant, including improvement initiatives as well as day to day operations. (Little Chute, Le Sueur Cheese & Weyauwega only)
  • Serve as point person for Wastewater Treatment related audits and compliance. (Little Chute & Weyauwega only)
  • Manage projects as directed by the Plant Manager. (Little Chute & Weyauwega only)

Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Associate's or Technical Degree or Trade School Certificate/Diploma in a related field required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Business, Engineering or a related field preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
  • Minimum five (5) years facility/maintenance experience in food production environment required.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role required.
  • Experience with forklift repair required.
  • Forklift Certification required.
  • HazMat Responder Certification required.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • In-depth knowledge of the dairy plant, maintenance preferred.
  • Experience in Instrumentation Controls preferred.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: N/A

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