Maintenance Manager

J. R. Simplot Company - Portage la Prairie, MB (30+ days ago)

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Accountable for the overall safety performance of the Maintenance Department. Accountable for the site equipment safety and reliability to meet production objectives through implementation and application of sound maintenance programs and processes. Ensure Operations and Maintenance supervision work as a team to maximize planned effectiveness and efficiency of all Maintenance personnel. Accountable to develop and justify the budgets for Maintenance, Buildings, and Yard and Grounds and to manage within budgetary constraints. As a member of the plant Leadership Team, is jointly accountable in meeting the overall plant objectives. Responsible to input into plant policy decisions and implement agreed upon plans, including setting the policies for the maintenance department.


Sets direction and mandate for Maintenance Departments in promotion and support of BRC auditing in promoting product safety, legality, quality, and regulatory compliance.
Leads Maintenance Management Team to deliver site equipment reliability, including maintenance planning, mechanical, electrical, boiler and refrigeration departments.
Member of the Plant Leadership Team. Inputs to overall direction of plant and policy.
Coaches Maintenance Leadership Team on World Class Maintenance systems and processes. Advises, facilitates interpersonal skills and communication.
Develops organizational structure and resources to deliver effective and efficient team direction and rapid decision making.
Responsible for developing long term vision for the department, one to five years that aligns with plant direction. Sets goals, objectives, and actions for self and direct reports to meet the vision.
Ensures Maintenance systems and processes are in place and functioning properly to meet complex requirements (short term, long term, and turnaround) 100% accountable for the overall performance of the Maintenance Department, the safety of its members and their actions.


Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university
Ten plus years related experience and/or training.
Food processing or industrial maintenance experience is preferred


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