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Maintenance Manager

Company: Westrock Coffee
Location: Conway
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description The Maintenance and Reliability Manager will be responsible for directing production maintenance and developing maintenance plans with a strong focus on preventative and predictive measures to maximize yield, uptime, and process throughputs in a large-scale Coffee manufacturing operation. This role will encompass planning, coordination and executing work activities to ensure compliance with Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory requirements as well as the leadership of individuals who install, repair, and maintain all manufacturing equipment.Key Responsibilities:Ensures compliance with safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy work environmentDirects, maintains, and enforces the maintenance safety program, and reviews safety records to uphold and reinforce a safety culture for all maintenance and plant employeesEnsures compliance with city, county, state, and federal regulations related to the maintenance department activities at all times (Environmental, Food and Occupational Safety)Communicates directly with the operations department to coordinate major maintenance and repair work in all process areas that could impact manufacturing operationsCommunicates directly with the quality department to ensure all maintenance work is performed in accordance with all plant food safety and quality policiesImplements programs and procedures (Master Sanitation, 5S, GMPs, etc.) to ensure plant and work area cleanlinessAssists with the planning and implementation of all plant improvements and Capital projects as requiredCommunicates on technical issues with the maintenance workforce and engineers to both understand problems and collaborate on solutions.Ensures that all operating and training manuals, technical prints, and other technical documentation used by the maintenance department are current and up to dateEnsures that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated versions of operating procedures and ensures the continual technical training and education of the all maintenance department employeesMonitors and directs the predictive and preventive maintenance programs of plant equipment and systems to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate and solve technical problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for continuous improvementEnsures the inspection and repair of all maintenance shop equipment and toolsEnsures that the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is optimized to accurately track work requests, work orders, spare parts, and equipment maintenance history. Prepares reports, analyzes data, and generates recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problemsDevelops plans to improve the long-term equipment reliability by increasing appropriate PM/PdM practices to provide early detection of anomalies and reduce equipment downtime due to unforeseen failuresLead or participate in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective/Preventive Action Requests as neededEnsures that Management of Change protocols (MOC) are implemented and followed by craftsmen to improve documentation, procedures, equipment reliability, and regulatory complianceEnsures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective mannerDevelops maintenance supervisors in the area of technical knowledge, teamwork, leadership, and continuous improvementCommunicates regularly with all maintenance technicians both individually and as a group to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issuesAssists with the hiring of maintenance personnelInitiates and supports projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costsTracks, analyzes, and improves key maintenance performance indicators (KPIs) such as asset utilization, maintenance costs, PM compliance, uptime, and schedule complianceParticipates in the development of KPIs, objectives, and plans to improve overall plant efficiency as a member of the manufacturing leadershipInitiates, implements, and manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices and Lean Manufacturing techniques with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenanceMonitors the use, and inventory levels of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and other equipment to balance availability and costDevelopment and manage the maintenance department's budget and operations' departments required inputsEnsure employee performance reviews are completed based on job descriptions, competency, knowledge, and contributions of maintenance employees
Qualification Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a technical field plus 7-10 years previous maintenance management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience utilizing and optimizing CMMS systems to improve maintenance operations and manufacturing performanceKnowledge of Maintenance inventory systems and accounting practices and proceduresAbility to conduct Root Cause Analysis and identify sustainable long-term corrective actionsDemonstrated experience in developing and/or managing an effective preventive maintenance programBudget development and management experienceAbility to ensure a safe work environment and develop a culture of safety within the maintenance departmentAbility to develop employees and set high standards for execution to establish a culture of excellence and "First Time Right" mentality within the maintenance departmentExcellent written and verbal communication skillWorking Knowledge of Microsoft Office SuiteAbility to multi-task and handle competing prioritiesAbility to work cross-functionally and develop the technical knowledge and abilities of all plant employees to ensure sustainable reliabilityStrong ability to time manageIndividual and team development capabilitiesPrevious use or working knowledge of the Lean manufacturing tools, e.g. 5S, VSM, OEE, Kaizen, SICs, and Visual Factory strongly preferredEqual Opportunity Employer / Vets / Disabled

Keywords: Westrock Coffee, Conway , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Conway, Arkansas

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