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Maintenance Manager

Green Chef

Green Chef

Aurora, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Maintenance Manager who will oversee the maintenance and reliability for our growing sites and equipment. You will take a hands-on approach to leadership, effectively engaging, motivating, and coaching team members. The Maintenance Manager needs to be strong in project management, leadership, and technical skills related to manufacturing equipment, HVAC, and general maintenance. Please note: This description is a representation of some duties and responsibilities needed to perform essential job functions and not all the required duties from a day to day as needed basis.

You will...

  • Oversee M&RE-related processes including maintenance of automation and manufacturing equipment, electrical, refrigeration, PIT equipment (forklifts), building, grounds, and overall upkeep of multiple buildings
  • Motivate, engage, coach, and inspire a team of associate managers and technicians, creating a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees to provide feedback and drive change from within
  • Provide project management support
  • Manage outside vendors and facilitate planned and unplanned repairs
  • Ensure that maintenance regulations are followed
  • Maintain a current list of contractors to ensure that all emergency repairs are handled
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization to identify problems and brainstorm improvement ideas

You are…

  • Customer Centric: You are passionate about delivering on commitments to your customers
  • Bold: you have passion and grit; you're not afraid to give feedback to your team and your manager
  • Agile: you roll with the punches and don’t get overwhelmed easily, you adapt quickly to change and know how to deliver results in a fast-paced, autonomous environment
  • Decisive: You realize when making a decision is as important as the time it takes to make that decision
  • Problem-solver: you understand there is not a one-size-fits-all approach when problem-solving; you think outside the box and enjoy grinding away at issues to find a solution

At a minimum, you have...

  • Minimum 5 years experience managing facilities maintenance/operations and reliability within the Food/Beverage/Perishables/Distribution industry
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; high school diploma or GED required
  • High level of integrity and ethics with excellent follow-through
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and compliance
  • Knowledge of LOTO/ Safety first
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, and schematics
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and follow through on action items
  • Exposure to mechanical, electrical, automation, facility and refrigeration systems
  • Comfortable working in cold environments with some areas of facility at 40F
  • Excitement for working in a start-up environment with a high level of ambiguity and change
  • Effective communicator for employees, direct reports, cross-functional teams, and senior leadership
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays and/or nights
  • On call for emergency response
  • Comfortable/knowledgeable with different tools
  • Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions