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Maintenance Manager

Company: SunOpta
Location: Mariposa
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

SunOpta Overview:SunOpta Inc. is a leader in the plant-based foods and beverages, fruit-based foods and beverages, and organic ingredient sourcing industries.SunOpta is focused on sustainability and specializes in the sourcing, processing, and packaging of organic, conventional, non-GMO food products.SunOpta is looking for talented individuals that demonstrate our most valued behaviors: Passion, Dedication, Speed, Entrepreneurship, Customer-Centricity, and Problem-Solver, to help create a brighter, healthier, and sustainable future of food!Job Summary:The Maintenance Manager leads the maintenance department focusing on continuous improvement and TPM. This role is responsible to provide both strategic and tactical support to plant operations with a goal to maximize efficiencies and lower total cost of ownership. Essential Functions of the Job:
Manage the Preventative Maintenance Program including predictive maintenance, spare parts inventory and down-time trending by equipment and frequency.
Manage payroll for the maintenance department.
Manage maintenance parts procurement and budget
Ensure required licenses and permits are obtained & maintained, including air, water, fire, etc.
Maintain fire system and fire prevention program.
Maintain all building facilities and utilities including ammonia refrigeration system.
Collaborate with cross-functional groups including Production, Human Resource, Quality, Supply Chain, Warehousing, and Finance to meet production targets.
Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve machines and plant equipment to maximize efficiency.
Write, submit, and execute capital projects
Model a strong sense of ownership and accountability for the Maintenance Department.
Showcase flexibility and a "whatever it takes" attitude to get the job done right, including being on-call nights and weekends. Plan, develop and implement departmental expectations.
Assist in executing the production schedule and supply the needs of Operations.
Works with management to ensure effective organizational design and that roles are correctly organized, defined, documented, and communicated to all employees.
Ensures effective safety procedures, tools and record keeping are managed through site leadership.
Adheres to company GMP's (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes.
Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.
All other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities:
Oversee all maintenance team including supervisors, controls engineers/techs, planners and technicians Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or related field experience.
Minimum of 10 years progressive maintenance experience in a food manufacturing environment. Must have at least 5 years' experience in a supervisory role.Preferred Qualifications:
Expereince with Oracle. Bilingual in Spanish.Knowledge and Skills:
Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of systems having a high level of instrumentation and automation. Lean/Six Sigma, 5-S Fundamentals, and TPM understanding
Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills. Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change. Must have a working knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint software, and be proficient with MS Excel software.
Exceptional mechanical skills/aptitude. Additional Considerations:
Travel Expectation: Up to 10%.
Location: This position will be at the SunOpta plant in Modesto, CA. Work Environment: Approximately 50% of this role will be in an office environment; approximately 50% will be in a plant / manufacturing environment. Relocation or international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will not be considered. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

Keywords: SunOpta, Madera , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Mariposa, California

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