Maintenance Supervisor-Fabrication

Reference Number: vxbsprmtnfab
Location: Aberdeen, SD

We are seeking a competent Maintenance Supervisor (Fabrication) to manage maintenance for our client a single state-of-the-art beef processing and fabrication facility, which allows the production of top-quality beef products.  The facility, which is the first cattle-oriented green-field project of its capacity in over a decade, has industry-leading sanitation and packing systems, and unlike older plants, is fully-integrated with efficient and measurable work flows.  The layout of the facility has been optimized for increased quality control, humane handling and maximizing efficiency.  The Maintenance Supervisor (Fabrication) will direct shift for the fabrication area in regards to all maintenance planning, preventative maintenance, repair installations and etc.

An excellent maintenance supervisor must be reliable and have a great eye for detail. Leadership and knowledge of administrative tasks such as scheduling are also essential.

The goal is to ensure that facilities are in a good and safe condition at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Promotes a safe working environment following company, state and federal safety policies, regulations and laws.
  • Research maintenance planning software options and participate in making recommendations to company management on maintenance planning.
  • Create preventive maintenance schedule for all equipment within the production process.  Set up schedule of servicing and maintenance of all machinery and equipment and ensure functioning of all plant equipment.
  • Schedule the preventive work with the maintenance departments and ensure that equipment and machinery are functioning to full capacity.
  • Monitor and provide feedback to plant engineer of preventive maintenance action for all previous equipment.
  • Work with purchasing manager to identify spare parts required for operations processing equipment.
  • Ensure proper storage and usage of maintenance tools and equipment for repairs.
  • Maintain records of service cycles and other maintenance activities.
  • Work with a team to automate management tasks, streamline processes and perform standard administration functions as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management.
  • Maintain professionalism, good attitude and appropriate behavior.
  • Ability to operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment
  • Assign manpower as needed.
  • Meet required deadlines
  • Ability to work in a hot, cold and or wet environment
  • Must be able to weld and follow all safety practices 
  • Operate all shop equipment such as grinders, cut-off saws, power tools, ladders etc.
  • Must have knowledge of OSHA
  • Operate Hydraulic, air or electric hand tools
  • Working with hydraulic systems ( understanding high-pressure cylinders, pumps, or valves and reading schematics and using for troubleshooting in high-speed manufacturing) Working with pneumatics (for example, working with solenoids, cylinders, or motor brakes and reading schematics and using for troubleshooting in high speed manufacturing)
    Working with electrical systems (for example, working with high voltage, installation, motor testing, troubleshooting.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS
  • POSSESS EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • MUST PAY ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND POSSESS STRONG LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
  • ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE TIME AND MEET ALL SPECIFICIED DEADLINES
  • ABILITY TO COORDINATE WORK WITH OTHER INTERNAL DEPARTMENTS
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, planning and organizational skills.
  • Team work.
  • Background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering a plus and/or 2 years related field experience.
  • Good computer and organizational skills.
  • ABILITY TO STAND, WALK, BEND, TWIST, REACH, LIFT AND GRASP