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Maintenance Supervisor - Second shift

Company: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Location: Franklin
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Garelick Farms has an immediate job opening for Maintenance Supervisor. The Maintenance Supervisor provides work direction for technicians responsible for electrical and mechanical servicing and efficient maintenance of production machinery and equipment, physical plant, and utilities in accordance with state, and federal regulations and company policies and procedures. Develops, schedules, and controls preventative maintenance program. Ensures that maintenance department objectives are met including project, cost, quality and safety factors. Maintains inventories and maintenance materials and supplies.Garelick Farms is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners.By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides leadership and direction for activities of maintenance technicians engaged in the maintenance, electrical and mechanical operations.Organizes work from work orders, estimates worker-hour requirements and delegates work to employees in maintenance department.Maintains contacts with vendors to requisition materials and supplies for department and monitors a sufficient inventory.Develops, schedules, and controls a preventative maintenance program to maintain production machinery and equipment in proper working condition.Inspects jobs in process and at completion to ensure that standards of workmanship and safety are maintained. Possess a strong sense of urgency, and the ability to transmit that sense of urgency to the maintenance technicians in a constructive fashion.Maintains inventories of maintenance materials, supplies, and repair parts at required levels by initiating requisitions for purchase; periodically reviews inventory for proper upkeep at plant facilities.Recommends and plans equipment needs to improve production efficiency and/or achieve cost reduction.Plays a vital support function in management and execution of a site's CAPEX projectsWork closely with the production group to coordinate work. Continually look for avenues to improve communication between the production and maintenance groups.Be an active member of the safety committee and actively promote all plant safety initiatives.The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as requiredRequirements:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:BA/BS in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar field or equivalent experience.3 to 5 years of experience, minimum, in an industrial maintenance capacity.Preferred Ammonia refrigeration experienceCMMS (computer maintenance management system) experience required. SAP experience a plus.Utilities experience is a plus.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Analysis of equipment problems, identify root cause to equipment problems, project management skills, technical reading, supervision skillsAbility to employ, lead and direct continuous improvement concepts to move site's culture forward.Clear communications, arithmetic, technical reading, computer skills (word, excel, charts), organized, relationship building, ability to present professional presentations.Effective human relations skills, including good listening ability and the capability to convince others to establish or change precedentsAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Providence , Maintenance Supervisor - Second shift, Other , Franklin, Rhode Island

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