Maintenance Manager

Job Location: 
Chicago, IL

Manage, through subordinate supervisors, skilled employees engaged to install, maintain and repair the facility’s operating systems; includes, but is not limited to, the engine room, refrigeration, ammonia, waste water, and process safety management systems.  Duties include setting and enforcing maintenance policies and procedures, supervising maintenance personnel, and developing and maintaining maintenance budgets.



Develop and administer policies and procedures for the maintenance department

Supervise maintenance department employees which includes, but is not limited to, hiring, disciplining, terminating, training, performance evaluation, employee assistance, conflict resolution, policy and procedure enforcement, and compensation recommendations.

Lead facility process safety and environmental risk program administrative activities

Procure and direct outside technicians, outside contractors, or original equipment manufacturers as needed to supplement in-house mechanics to ensure building systems run efficiently

Periodically inspect building systems and related maintenance work to evaluate compliance with established preventive maintenance program and to identify areas of concern

Develop and manage programs that ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations including the handling of hazardous materials, wastewater and other by-products of the manufacturing process

Manage and maintain inventories of maintenance supplies and reorder repair parts as necessary



7 to 10 years of building maintenance management in a manufacturing facility, preferably in meat industry or other governmental regulated industry such as food, drug or cosmetics

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent subject matter expertise, analytical ability, and communication skills acquired through work

Expert knowledge of plant manufacturing equipment and systems, including, but not limited to, ammonia refrigeration, hydraulics, mechanical, electrical, and HVAC

Working knowledge of federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations and related operational best prAbility to manage complex installation and modification projects involving major capital expenditures in the area of responsibility

Recruiter Name: 
Stacy Forsyth
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 241
Manufacturing & Engineering

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