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MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Company: Associated Milk Producers Inc.
Location: Portage
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, directing work and approving time worked; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Provide direct supervision to the Maintenance Department.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the ammonia compressors and the ammonia system to attain the desired temperatures from the system and to assure system safety.
  • Responsible for administering, training, recordkeeping and reviewing of the PSM program.
  • Oversee all duties related to boiler operation, maintenance, and recordkeeping. Ensure that the boilers are safe, efficient, and properly maintained. Train appropriate maintenance technicians in boiler operation.
  • Responsible for scheduling required boiler inspections on each boiler and follow inspector recommendations.
  • Ensure all maintenance employees are properly trained and certified with the following OSHA requirements: Arc Flash, Aerial Lift, Confined Space, First Aid/CPR, Fall Protection, Forklift, Hazardous Communication - Right To Know, Hearing Conservation, Hot Works, Lockout/Tagout, and general shop safety.
  • Review the complete operation of the plant and recommend improvements; and revise procedures to improve plant performance.
  • Follow up with plant employees and outside contractors to ensure that work has been completed as approved, within the timeframe indicated and within the amount allocated.
  • Review and maintain the safe and efficient operations of the plant's production and packaging equipment and property. Promptly report concerns to the Maintenance Manager or Division Manager.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks.
  • Review basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting on all plant equipment and in all plant departments.
  • Review basic plumbing repairs such as water leaks, faucets replacements, drains openings, etc. as needed.
  • Must be able to provide maintenance support on rotating weekends.
  • Ensure total compliance with all company rules and regulations.
  • Provides backup to Emergency Response Coordinator.
  • Adhere to all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity.
  • Adhere to all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity.
  • Other duties as assigned.An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to read and understand graphic instructions, blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids and electronic aids.
    • Ability to observe and monitor mechanical devices to determine compliance with prescribed operating and safety standards.
    • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of Safety, Quality and Efficiency.
    • Strong knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions that are necessary to protect our employees and our business. Strong emphasis on boiler and refrigeration safety, electrical safety, lockout procedures and confined space entry procedures.
    • Must have proven working knowledge of electrical/mechanical skills and have operational knowledge of basic tools and equipment. Computer skills using Microsoft Office and other software as deemed necessary.
    • Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
    • Valid driver's license and forklift certification required.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
      • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), required.
      • Certification from RETA (Refrigeration Engineers & Technicians Association) or other comparable certifying agency or equivalent education and experience in boiler, refrigeration, and HVAC systems.
      • Three to five years' experience in the maintenance, mechanical maintenance, and/or repair work and/or operation of a process manufacturing facility or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Three to five years' experience as a supervisor, preferably in a maintenance department.
      • Prior maintenance experience in the food manufacturing environment is preferred.
      • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP's, OSHA and loss control programs is highly desirable.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsOffice - Work is performed in a general office environment with low to moderate noise exposure. May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear; taste or smell. The majority of the time is spent seated at a work station with access to telephone, computer, printer, files, and reference materials. Requires frequent verbal communication either in person, by telephone or by use of online interactive communication, to interact with vendors, suppliers, and consultants. Requires frequent written communication by requiring frequent typing and writing. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Manufacturing - Work is performed in a manufacturing plant. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee will frequently have to walk and stand. The employee should have the ability to regularly lift up to 55lbs. The employee must be able to push and pull up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations above 4 feet. Employees are regularly exposed to cold temperatures when performing tasks in storage areas. Employees are regularly exposed to warm or hot temperatures with moderate to high humidity levels varying based on the location of the work area. The employee is regularly exposed to wet walking surfaces. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.WORKING ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Office - This job operates in a professional office environment. Employees will work face-to-face with others on a daily basis. Some may share office space. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment. The employee may be exposed to very low levels of ammonia.Manufacturing - Employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, wet work conditions, fumes or airborne particles. Employee is occasionally exposed to warm conditions with regular exposure to temperature conditions in excess of 100*F or cold temperatures when working in cold storage areas. The employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. Employee is regularly exposed to chemicals during sanitation processes. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally at a high level. The employee is not routinely exposed to weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to very low levels of ammonia.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Personal protective equipment is required depending on the job being performed, including protective eye wear, or face shields, hearing protection, hair and beard nets, uniforms and footwear. Additional equipment is required when working with chemicals, such as rubber gloves and use of chemical proof aprons as appropriate for the job being performed.Associated Milk Producers Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Associated Milk Producers Inc., Madison , MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, Professions , Portage, Wisconsin

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