Posted on: September 18, 2023
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Keywords: SunOpta, Madera , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Mariposa, California
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