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Purfoods Industrial Maintenance Supervisor in Grinnell, Iowa

The Industrial Maintenance Supervisor is accountable for leading and directing all maintenance work on shift through the shift maintenance crew including emergency repair, reactive maintenance and proactive maintenance activities. The position will ensure successful completion of daily maintenance work as scheduled by planning team by collaborating with operational, support team members. The position will be accountable for completing root cause analysis on shifts to move the organization from reactive to a proactive organization. The role is accountable for adherence to standard work, and KPI results. This position will be responsible for skills development plan for their maintenance crew. This role must be available to work on scheduled work times, weekends and holidays as needed.

  • This Supervisor position is for 2nd shift with working days/hours of Monday to Friday, 3:30pm to 12:00am

  • Must observe and practice all Department/Plant procedures including wearing the required PPE

  • Adherence to Plant safety, food safety, sanitation standards, and following all GMP guidelines

  • Ability to conduct investigation, and report communications accurately of all incidents and work-related injuries

  • Improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of equipment through adherence to planning and scheduling process, MRO process application and through maintenance work execution

  • Motivate team members through energetic and positive engagement while Inspiring team members by providing them with tools, training, process and freedom to execute. Ensure that the floor presence is kept in the assigned work area

  • Utilize CMMS for maintenance functions for all work order and work request activities for follow-up or completed work

  • Participate in daily shift meetings as required and provide communications

  • Builds the capability of maintenance technicians through Maintenance skills development program by collaborating with Technical SME and complete annually the gap analysis for their shift

  • Conduct timely and thorough Performance Management evaluations

  • Plan, schedule and directs the activities of maintenance team in performing the assigned duties to maintain equipment at precision levels consistent with company specifications.

  • Support activities of a Maintenance Planner in scope and plan of all repairs to maximize productivity of team members including corrective, PM, PdM and Precision activities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of processes, projects, and training efforts that drive engagement, continuous and sustained improvements in Plant operations

  • Support maintenance teams to define lubrication, predictive, preventative and precision maintenance strategy

  • Ensures adherence to maintenance process and take responsibility of results including all KPIs and financial performance

  • Utilizes visual factory and conditional monitoring concepts to maximize asset utilization and Plant performance

  • Assist in develop and implementation of capital projects, Plant productivity projects, OEM and contractor visit as needed

  • Ability to cover vacation for Maintenance Lead as needed

  • AA in Engineering, Operations or applicable technical knowledge or Degree/Certification from trade school

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of proven leadership or supervisory experience in industrial operations or maintenance or utilities operations

  • Ability to diagnose and repair of all mechanical power transmission equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, process pumps, control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration, lubrication devices and basic electrical AC/DC Troubleshooting and related system

  • Ability to read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams

  • Experience in the installation, diagnosing and repairing mechanical equipment through troubleshooting required

  • Knowledge in welding, sanitary welding, pipe fitting, soldering, rigging application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, and power tools

  • Machine shop knowledge to fabricate within specific tolerance using various measuring equipment Vernier, calipers, depth gauges, etc.

  • 480v 3 phase knowledge required

  • 1+ year working with and participating in LEAN manufacturing principles and activities

  • Competence in Microsoft Office and CMMS systems

  • Able to get certified in CPR, First Aid and Forklift Operation

  • Electrical troubleshooting experience is a plus

  • Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70E is preferred

  • Experience or knowledge of personal/process control computers, programmable logic controllers (PLC), and Networking devices

  • Allen Bradley experiences a plus

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

Mom’s Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom’s Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.

ID: 2021-2388

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle