La Porte, IN

Job Description

This opportunity is with a long established company in the food manufacturing industry.  Stability, sound financials, and a good working environment make this an attractive opportunity for applicants.

Area Maintenance Manager
similar job titles:  Area Chief Engineer, Regional Maintenance Manager, Corporate Project Engineer, Corporate Engineer

La Porte, IN

Job Description: The Area Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading, developing, managing and executing all aspects for maintenance with customers, suppliers, local and corporate-wide employees and the manufacturing staff.  The incumbent is also responsible for the supervising, training, and mentoring members of the Maintenance department.  This position exists to ensure the production equipment is properly maintained in order to produce and package all products.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/technical-related field or a culmination of experience and education
  • Ten (10) – Fifteen (15) years of related work experience, preferably experience managing and leading a Maintenance department in the Food Industry.
  • Multi-plant experience
  • PLC Programming
  • CAPEX installations
  • Project Management & CMMS experience
  • Predictive & Preventative Maintenance
  • Risk Assessment & Root Cause Analysis
  • Experience working safely with Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical, Conveyors, Boilers and Electronics
  • Refrigeration experience a plus.
  • Team Building / Training experience
This job offers the following
  • Outstanding opportunities with a financially healthy and established organization.
  • Excellent benefits, including:
    •    Comprehensive healthcare that is low cost to employees
    •    Defined pension plan
    •    401k plan
    •    Highly adequate relocation assistance is provided if needed.
Are You Good Fit? 
Essential Skills for Success:
  • Innovator and leader in change.
  • Promote and utilize other’s talents.
  • Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to reactionary.
  • Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
  • Leadership style yields influence and trust.  You’re not just “the boss”.
  • Achieves results.
Consider This Before Applying:       
  1. Does this job describe work you would enjoy doing?
  2. Do you meet most of the minimum requirements?
  3. Have you considered everything if you would need to relocate?
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