Maintenance Lenoir, North Carolina


Position at JBS USA

Plant Engineer/Head of Maintenance  
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Location: Lenoir, North Carolina                                                                              
Title of Supervisor: General Manager   
Purpose & Scope: Overall responsibility for maintenance function within the facility.
Principle Responsibilities:
  • Manage preventive/predictive maintenance systems for facility
  • Ensure that the maintenance division complies with all Food Safety, Personal safety and environmental programs, regulations, and directives
  • Oversight of refrigeration/boiler systems including predictive/preventive maintenance programs
  • Oversight of electrical systems including predictive/preventive maintenance programs
  • Interview and hire new employees for department; make promotion and transfer decisions
  • Assure the duties, responsibilities, and authority of each job are clearly defined, effective, and communicated to incumbents
  • Execute plant-specific vision and mission to assure continuous improvement and alignment with corporate vision.
  • Ensure that properly resourced department and that all resources are efficiently utilized.
  • Direct maintenance associates in their roles and responsibilities to meet plant objectives in safety, quality, cost, and customer service.
  • Provide technical support for efficient troubleshooting/problem solving activities and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and Maximize uptime.
  • Provide leadership in implementing/maintaining preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Ensure that appropriate inventory levels for standard replacement parts are maintained.
  • Manage the buildings and grounds such that good manufacturing practices (GMP) are adhered to and a professional appearance is maintained.
  • Perform follow-up analysis to identify and resolve recurring downtime/inefficient operational issues.
  • Schedule mandatory inspections and coordinate certifications with appropriate authorities.
  • Ensure environmental compliance.
  • Drive employee engagement, training, and development to maximize manufacturing, quality, safety, and productivity goal attainment.
  • Effectively communicate results and action plans to appropriate employees and managers.
  • Effectively maintain the following machines: Bizerba, Flow Wrap, Overwrap, Mondini, Multivac, Marel, Grasseli, Bandsaw. Tote Scale, Vmag, Tray Denester, Mother Bagger, Cryovac, Pacmac, Trave, Omari, and any other equipment as needed.
  • Collaborate directly with human resources to insure employee issues or concerns are correctly addressed and resolved.
  • Collaborate with finance to execute a maintenance budget to insure that financial allocations and obligations are set, administered and met.
  • Initiate cost savings measures.
  • Ensure all plant maintenance operations are conducted in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Ensure all quality and regulatory standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded.
  • Other duties as assigned
Working Conditions:
  • General Office Environment
  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives likely
  • Slippery floors, extreme temperature and loud noises
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Industrial Management, Manufacturing, Production Operations
  • Significant amount of experience with managing three shift maintenance division
  • 3-5 Years Maintenance Management experience 
  • 7-10 Years maintenance department execution experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Individuals with SAP knowledge are preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Food industry and experience in a union/union free environment preferred
  • Key Leadership Competencies in addition to Ethics/Values and Integrity/Trust.
Special Skills:
  • Working knowledge of boiler/refrigeration systems/waste water
  • Good communication skills/ability to build a World Class Maintenance Division/team
  • Ability to read/understand spreadsheets/blueprints/contracts/AutoCAD
  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA, USDA, EPA, FDA regulations/directives as they pertain to our business and core values 
Internal:  Maintenance team, Corporate Engineering
            External: Compliance with OSHA, USDA, EPA, and FDA laws and regulations.  State and federal agency representatives.  Suppliers and vendors to negotiate contracts for products/services.
Supervision of Personnel: Maintenance Staff, Maintenance Coordinator
Training Requirements:
  • Safety and Health Orientation
Lockout Training Requirements:
General Lockout Procedure training