To provide leadership, management, and technical support for all maintenance activities associated with plant operations. Responsibilities include the management of an annual capital plan, the administration of a repair and maintenance system and budget, ensuring environmental compliance, and the training and development of management and non-management personnel within the maintenance department.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Oversees maintenance operations for a manufacturing facility consisting of hourly associates and Supervisors.
Analyzes and solves technical maintenance issues.
Leads the achievement of a zero injury workplace by ensuring safe working conditions for associates and compliance with all state and federal regulations on environmental, health and safety issues.
Manages and develops plant maintenance programs to ensure minimal downtime.
Ensure associates have the tools, resources and capabilities to succeed and deliver on expectations.
Identifies, implements and manages capital improvement projects.
Conducts performance appraisals of the Maintenance management team; recommends and/or implements appropriate training programs to address developmental needs.
Administers and audits all Maintenance safety control programs.
Administers and audits all Maintenance environmental protection programs.
Develops technical training programs for maintenance supervision and mechanics.
Develops short and long term planning, objectives, programs and goals and department budget and cost controls.
Ability to develop and maintain optimized interdepartmental relationships.
Manage and achieve set goals for the management of the maintenance repair and operations processes.
Key Behavioral Competencies:
Knowledge of safety and environmental related concepts including compliance with State, Federal and Local regulations.
Demonstrates strong leadership, teamwork and communication skills and have the ability to use a personal computer.
Participative management style that involves and empowers teams and excellent organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated experience building a strong fully functional team.
Builds a culture of mutual respect, teamwork, and professionalism, demonstrating active support for the Company’s culture.
Understands, coaches and teaches the principles of Continuous Improvement principles, including lean tools, process capability and operational discipline.
Ability to establish a strategic vision and lead through floor communication to generate both short term and long term sustainable results.
Education and Work History:
Five or more years of hands-on management experience in maintenance.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related field preferred. HS Diploma/GED required.
Operational background in electrical circuitry, refrigeration, fuel burning equipment and machine mechanics.
The candidate must have conceptual knowledge of PLC programming; PLC programming experience preferred, ideal candidate will have PLC programming proficiency.
Must be familiar with lean tools or a similar statistical process and control system.
Job Type: Full-time
About New Braunfels Smokehouse
The New Braunfels Smokehouse Plant has been smoking premium meats since 1945 from jerky, hams, turkey, briskets and cheeses. Our busiest time of year is November and December as we ship our products all over the U.S. During that time, we have close to 200 employees then average about 60 in the off-season. We are looking to hire a Maintenance Manager at this time as long as some other positions as well, from processing to shipping to RTE(Ready to Eat) departments. Please join our team/family.