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Team Leader Maintenance, Food Production :: Twin Falls

Twin Falls, Idaho
Oversees all aspects of the maintenance department, production lines and affiliated equipment, building and grounds.  Schedule work and manpower to meet production demands., maintain the preventative maintenance system and work toward meeting or exceeding the plants safety and uptime goals.  Control maintenance expenses by monitoring overtime and parts expenses weekly.
Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety provide environmental security and maximize the plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Other primary duties include: ownership of the plant’s PM/PdM activities; leadership of equipment performance tracking and repair/improvement prioritization; technical guidance and coaching of mechanical craftsmen; and engineering support of maintenance and capital projects.
Position Responsibilities
  • Plan and schedule work force efficiently for utilization of employees.
  • Monitor downtime occurrences to maintain consistent operations.
  • Monitor the efficiencies of the production lines, paying special attention for       maintenance and mechanical trends.
  • Train, motivate and direct employees to adhere to safe work methods and standard
  • procedures to ensure efficient utilization of employees.
  • Promote teamwork to achieve Company's goals and objectives
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with USDA officials
  • Control labor costs
  • Purchase of supplies and repair parts with regard to quality
  • Control departmental overtime
  • Monitor the machinery and equipment to ensure safety of the employees
  • Enforce the plant's safety program.
  • Compliance to all OSHA safety regulations and standards
  • Maintaining equipment for efficient operation within maintenance budget; operating within the constraint of the union contract and USDA regulations
  • Seeks continuous improvement in the Maintenance Department employees and the efficiencies of the production lines.
  • Assumes full ownership of predictive and preventive maintenance activities including oil analysis, vibration analysis, engine-compressor analysis, and infrared thermography.
  • Continuously evaluates PM/PDM activities and frequencies to ensure optimum use of manpower and resources in maximizing equipment reliability.
  • Involves all associates in a team concept, keeping personnel safety, food safety and uptime as the top priorities. 
    Other duties as assigned.
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