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FARMERS UNION INDUSTRIES, LLC Maintenance Manager in Estherville, Iowa

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website atfuillc.comto learn more!

Redwood Farms Meat Processors, located in Estherville, IA, was built out of a passion for the Great American Farm and its traditions. Youll see that in our people and our products. We are changing the way pork is processed; learn more about what we do

We are seeking to hire an experience Maintenance Manager at our state-of-the-art pork processing facility! We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, an impressive 401K match, and much more!

Areas of Accountability

All areas of accountability to be delivered with GRIT - our values of Generosity, Relationships, Integrity, and Teamwork

Plant Equipment and Process ReliabilityTeam Leadership

Project Management Team Development

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

Manage and develop plant maintenance personnel

Plan and manage plant outages and projects

Develop and foster a partnership with plant equipment suppliers

Ensure plant drawings, OEM documentation, and equipment files are organized and maintained

Set high standards for plant housekeeping and ensure standards are understood, being achieved, and continuously improved

Develop and continuously improve predictive and preventive maintenance practices

Work with operations and maintenance personnel to reduce equipment and process downtime, and improve reliability

Establish maintenance repair and replacement standards to meet OEM specifications

Continually improve standards, based on precision maintenance concepts, through providing necessary maintenance tools, processes, and training

Work with suppliers and management to recommend equipment and processes to improve existing operations and meet new business opportunities

Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal work load.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Food Science, or related field, preferred

5-7 years experience with mechanical and electrical maintenance; boilers; and freezers, preferred

5-7 years experience in maintenance supervision, required

Knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations in the food processing industry

General knowledge and experience with plant accounting, purchasing, MRO inventory, and capital practices

Experience with computerized maintenance programs with strong PC skills - MS Office applications

Bi-lingual skills (English and Spanish), desired

Travel up to 10%, annually