Maintenance Manager Aseptic Packaging

Location: Algonquin, MD
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $98,000.00
Degree: Bachelor; Associate of Science;
Date: 11/16/2017
Job ID: 02508506
Job Description
  • Oversee the preventative and predictive repair programs driven from manufacturer’s specifications that are managed by the Technical Manager
  • Establish pre-set inspection, service check-lists, works orders and repair schedules.
  • Ensures that repairs are carried out in a cost efficient and timely manner, maximizing production capabilities and meeting all health and safety requirements.
  • Ensure the Technical Manager maintains accurate, up to date service records and technical logs for each major piece of equipment.
  • Create and maintain contracts for all equipment and machine repairs not performed in house.
  • Participates as an active and contributing member of the Health and Safety Committee.
  • Provides floor level support to detect, evaluate, or resolve any malfunction or issue with production equipment as needed.
  • Proactively improves technical processes and standards as appropriate.
  • Oversee the development and implement technical training programs by the Technical Manager
  • Lead and ensure overall safety of the plant
  • Manages and oversees the Maintenance Lead(s) for Production, Building and Utilities
  • Oversee the compliance to the PSM program and integrity of the ammonia system.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the electrical systems and resources (internal and external) to support production and infrastructure equipment.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Identify, lead, implement, and execute against the facility Maintenance & Reliability Continuous Improvement Plan.
  • Lead Kaizen events on new or existing equipment or lines to improve performance and achieve plant deliverables.
  • Lead technical skill development of maintenance resources as it applies to support production and utility equipment.  Insure skills keep pace with addition of new lines, equipment, or technology that is implemented.
  • Maintain equipment through preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Maintain facility/production line conditions in order to meet established GMPs/HAACP, Food Safety Regulations, and Aseptic processes. Establish and maintain departmental SOPs to meet this goal. Ensure processes meet or exceed government requirements under FDA, OSHA, GMP, EPA, etc.
  • Manages Maintenance Department spending that includes department and capital project budgets.  Track department budget accounts for electricity, water, sewer, all R&M equipment, machinery supplies, outside services and maintenance labor.
  • Collaborate with all plant functional managers (i.e. Plant Manager, Operations, Quality, Technical Manager, Finance, Scheduling, etc.) to insure production needs and changes can be met in addition to identifying root cause and corrective action for areas of responsibility.  Plant Operations Manager and Plant Scheduler(s) to assure production needs and changes can be met.
  • Implement and maintain 5S program in maintenance areas. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Skills, Experience and Education:


  • Strong knowledge of electronics, controls, hydraulics, mechanical and electrical components found in food manufacturing machinery as well as proper safety standards for food production equipment. 
  • Strong PLC programming
  • Knowledge of PIMS (Parts Inventory Management System)
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with installation, technical and repairs of manufacturing and packaging equipment. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills. 
  • Experience in creating, executing, and monitoring manufacturing technical standards and procedures.
  • Previous experience with instilling and executing plant safety programs.
  • Experience using Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet)
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to lead individually, in small groups, or lead Kaizen events to identify Root Cause and Corrective Action to improvement equipment and line reliability. 
  • Ability to identify, create, lead, and train others in Continuous Improvement processes and tools as it relates to Reliability and Maintenance.
Aseptic Processing Experience is required for this position