Maintenance Souderton, Pennsylvania


Position at Mopac

Supervises and coordinates activities of skilled trade workers engaged in maintaining and repairing equipment, structures, utility systems, buildings, and grounds.

  • Directs workers engaged in major painting projects, performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings, and maintaining and repairing building utility systems such as electrical wiring and controls, heating, and ventilating systems
  • Supervises and performs the repair of plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment
  • Supervises employees who maintain, repair and service plant equipment, buildings, and facilities
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards
  • Prepares work schedules and work assignments for subordinates
  • Interprets and enforces company policies and practices to employees Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists employees in solving work problems
  • Works on projects involving the construction of new buildings and facilities and the alteration or modification of existing ones
  • Maintains production equipment in a manner that meets organization standards and ensures minimum equipment downtime. Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies
  • Establishes and maintains preventive maintenance programs and procedures.
  • Administers training programs to ensure proper operations, preventive maintenance, and repair programs and procedures
  • May direct workers engaged in ground maintenance activities such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, raking and disposing of leaves and refuse, and snow removal. May supervise custodial services



Working Conditions:

  • Large amount of walking, stair climbing required.
  • Noise and temperature levels vary depending on which area of the plant tasks are located.
  • Employee will typically work 50-55 hours per week M-F with some Saturday work if necessary.
  • Heavy and dangerous machinery


Requirements: Describe necessary knowledge or skills, and type and amount of formal schooling, and work experience normally required to obtain these.  Do not describe your own particular background.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience: Understanding of plant equipment and maintenance facility functions and management with a minimum of 1 to 3 years of maintenance related experience is an asset


  • 1-2 years proven supervisory experience in the food industry, industry-specific experience encouraged
  • Knowledge of material and energy balances
  • Knowledge of sanitation chemicals and how it contributes to equipment corrosion


Special Skills:

  • Program, planning and evaluation techniques.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Bilingual communication is important, but not necessary as long as a translator is present
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Leadership skills
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • Able to multi-task
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Communication and People skills



  • Internal: Employees on the production line, maintenance employees and plant management
  • External: Vendors and contractors


Supervision of Personnel: List titles reporting directly through you and number of employees reporting through each

  • Manages: Maintenance mechanics, electricians, and other maintenance hourly and management support team members