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Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

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Maintenance Manager

Location: Carthage Processing Plant   Shift: Day
Region: Processing Plant   City: Carthage
Department: Maintenance   State: Missouri
FLSA Status: Exempt    


Position Purpose

This person will perform complex, non-repetitive, project and managerial duties which will monitor department performance on a daily basis. Direct all Maintenance Supervisors and associates and ensure that all paperwork is distributed & being filled out properly in a timely manner. Maintain a safe environment to work in and to monitor all necessary procedures. 



  • Responsible for the performance and productivity of the Maintenance Supervisors in their assigned areas.

  • Be responsible for assigned areas of asset 24-7.

  • Establish goals for their Supervisors that are consistent with established Maintenance goals.

  • Design and manage Supervisors transitions to ensure daily events are well communicated to the next shift.

  • Fill in on any shift where help is needed to make sure their asset areas are maintained properly.

  • Coach Supervisors regarding team building, communication, utilizing manpower and equipment assets and budget process.

  • Actively involved in MOS.

  • Interpret company policies to Supervisors and enforce safety regulations.

  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department and/or maintenance crews.

  • Initiate and/or suggest plans to motivate associates to achieve company goals.

  • Analyze, resolve, repair, construction and/or equipment modification problems or assist associates and/or contractors in solving related problems.

  • Interpret specifications, blue prints and job orders to associates and outside contractors. Establish or adjust work procedures to meet project and production schedules.

  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Confer with manager and Supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments relative to maintenance and construction projects.

  • Conduct three weekly audits of PMC-CMMS entries to ensure accuracy of data submitted.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the CMMS-PMC system for integrity, correctness and timeliness.Goal for accuracy of PM’s is 100%.

  • Ensure that Pm’s in their asset areas are accurate and up dated.

  • Inspect, plan and evaluate use of space and facilities.

  • Plan, budget and schedule facility modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts and contract for construction and acquisitions

  • Maintain sound personnel policies and practices

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Background in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Industry

  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint

  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred, but not required

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees

  • Project Management experience preferred


Education and Experience

Generally requires 6 or more years of work experience with 4 years in the Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Industry with a four year degree from an accredited college/university. 

Working Conditions:

  • 70% - 90% spent in a cold and wet food manufacturing environment.

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