Maintenance Supervisor

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Saputo LENA, WI

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Bachelors Degree


* Supervision of the day-to-day maintenance functions
and personnel, including scheduling of labor to meet
plant and equipment requirements, and assigning
responsibilities and tasks.
* Provide support by troubleshooting, preventative
maintenance, training, and sharing of information
with other maintenance personnel.
* Actively participate with Operations in plant
improvement initiatives. Ensure all mechanical,
electrical, electronic, pneumatic and structural
repair and improvements are performed to industry
and Saputo standards.
* Evaluate Maintenance personnel skills and abilities
and establish a training program for development
within the Department.
* Coach and develop maintenance employees to achieve
continuous improvement in performance levels.
* Act as a resource for all maintenance and operation
personnel to address and correct technical issues.
* Advise the Maintenance Manager, Plant Manager,
Department Managers and Supervisors on equipment
issues and their impact on production output.
* Ensure that all utilities (i.e. refrigeration,
electrical, steam, compressed air systems, etc.) are
in proper working order to support production.
Troubleshoot machinery and process systems in the
event of breakdowns.
* Coordinate with production supervision downtime
windows for PM and repair work.
* Maintain current technical documentation relative to
PLC s, instrumentation and equipment (i.e. PLC
ladder logic, blueprints, manuals, SOPs, maintenance
procedures, preventative maintenance, inventory
control and parts purchasing).
* Maintain awareness and monitor costs relative to the
maintenance operation.
* Monitor the work area to ensure a safe environment
is maintained and all plant safety rules are
* Enforce the Company s policies and programs with
employees, contractors, vendors, consultants and
suppliers (i.e. safety, GMPs, etc).
* Monitor the work area to ensure a safe environment
is maintained and all plant safety rules are
* Assume an active role in the plant Safety Programs
to include involvement and support of the plant
Safety Teams.
* Effectively communicate and interact with all plant
and company personnel, vendors, contractors and
other outside personnel, to ensure smooth operation
of the process; act as liaison between plant and
Engineering Department during and after
implementation of automation projects.
* Complete all assigned paperwork including
maintenance records, incident reports and
investigations, and other as assigned by the
Maintenance Manager.
* Perform other duties and projects as required.
* Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field,
and/or the equivalent experience.
* A minimum of 5-8 years experience in the field of
industrial automation; Dairy, Food, and/or Beverage
industry experience preferred; and supervision
experience required.
* Practical knowledge of and ability to proficiently
program in networks such as: Ethernet technologies
and components, DEVICEnet, CONTROLnet and Vision
* Prior knowledge of Allen-Bradley components,
Bosch/Doboy equipment and robotics is preferred.
* Working knowledge of boilers, refrigeration, PLCs,
electrical, cooling towers, ammonia compressors,
Process Safety Management (PSM) program requirements
and packaging equipment.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCAD.
* Strong communication skills, both written and
* Ability to troubleshoot and analyze
mechanical/electrical/process control system
functions, in order to determine the most efficient
method of resolving malfunctions.
* Ability to lead, influence and motivate a large
workforce through interpersonal and teambuilding
* Ability to work in a team environment as well as
independently with good time management and
organizational skills.
* Ability to coach and train the Maintenance team in
order to develop the necessary technical skills and
knowledge to support operations relative to
equipment reliability.
* Ability to evaluate production processes, in order
to determine the most efficient method of
accomplishing operational goals.
* Ability to work flexible hours.