Posted on: February 23, 2021
Actively Hiring During COVID-19
This role is responsible for providing leadership for the
engineering and maintenance functions and ensuring proper
preventive maintenance of all operating equipment, minimizing
equipment downtime to provide maximum production capacity, and
compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local
environmental and OSHA regulations. Additionally, you also manage
the maintenance staff to keep function within budget and properly
staffed and trained.
Continuously improving manufacturing processes in terms of quality
and performance measurements, and identifying and eliminating
Seek to ensure reliability of plant and equipment operation while
optimizing maintenance and operation costs and satisfying all
safety, environmental etc. regulations in the process.
Design, document, troubleshoot and lead the launch of new products
and processes from an engineering perspective.
Identify and solve safety concerns encountered during design and
study of manufacturing processes.
Devise hands on improvement processes to reduce scrap and defects
while improving throughput and document SOP's and the
implementation of Best Practices into the facility by utilizing
engineering techniques such as, but not limited to, Process Flow
Design, FMEA, Time Study, Poke Yoke, etc.
Coordinate the installation of new equipment to maximize production
efficiency and maintainability.
Work with production to make modifications to equipment and work
areas for maximum efficiency of operation.
Maintain a knowledge base in the capacity of existing utilities and
the current level of utilization.
Stay abreast of the latest safety, environmental and other
regulations which affect the facility to ensure compliance.
Work with the Plant Manager & higher levels of mgt to plan for the
future of the site.
Oversee the maintenance of the equipment and the facility to ensure
the company receives maximum utilization of its assets.
Ensure that systems are in place & followed to maintain reliability
of the equipment & processes.
Keep written documentation of environmental compliance current.
Periodically prepare reports to satisfy environmental and safety
regulations and ensure a safe and professional work
Leadership role for project initiatives aimed at reducing down
time, improving reliability, conserving energy, and upgrading
During the absence of the Maintenance Manager the Maintenance
Supervisor or Lead will manage the department.
Bachelor s degree preferred; 5 years of maintenance and 5 yrs. high
speed manufacturing experience.
5-7 yrs. of increasing levels of supervisory roles of people &
Demonstrated ability to support a long term maintenance plan
showing year over year improvement in Reliability, Maintenance KPIs
and maintenance cost.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally and
coordinate efforts around process improvement.
Working knowledge of national, state, and local regulatory
requirements in the areas of food safety, safety, environment and
Working knowledge of basic elements of Good Manufacturing Practices
and manufacturing management.
Working knowledge of key business drivers used to gauge the
effectiveness and performance of an internal group or supplier.
*ISO, Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement strategy and/or TPM
Certifications highly desired.
Strong experience in project management preferred; experience in
Equipment Preventive Maintenance Management.
Strong experience and working knowledge of plant maintenance
software, SAP preferred
Our top candidate will have maintenance management experience in a
high speed manufacturing environment, distribution or related
business preferably food or beverage. Experience with successful
preventive and predictive maintenance programs, scheduling of
personnel and maintenance tasks, and knowledge of SAP is preferred.
A technical degree is desired and a familiarity with Good
Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) is a
plus. Refresco offers an excellent benefits package with
competitive salary along with, most importantly, an opportunity to
grow a very successful career as an OWNER in our business.
Refresco is a proud EEOC/AA employer
Job Type: Full-time
Maintenance Management Experience in the Food and Beverage
Industry: 5 years
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all
details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability
to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to
drive new ventures within the business
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Keywords: Refresco, Lakeland , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Lakeland, Florida
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