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CORTECH INTERNATIONAL Maintenance Supervisor in Muscatine, Iowa

Role/Title The Maintenance Manager will direct all reliability and maintenance activities to ensure that maximum operational potential is realized for the entire plant operation. This includes all functions in the areas of Maintenance Business Management, Maintenance Materials Inventory (MRO), Maintenance Recruit to Retire, Manufacturing Process Reliability and Equipment Reliability, e.g. departmental budgets, computerized maintenance management systems, preventive/predictive and corrective maintenance programs. Also, Technical Skills Management of electrical, electronics, controls programming, mechanical systems (process equipment, packaging equipment), waste treatment, stockroom, building and grounds, utilities systems including but not limited to boiler and ammonia refrigeration. Development, coordination, and execution of maintenance related capital budget items in concert with engineering. Manages the Maintenance Departments personnel. Provide a full range of productivity services to Operations and direct cost reduction programs for the facility including leading lean events developing and measuring facility systems and developing and delivering continuous improvement training programs for the facility. Direction in disciplines of best business practices including, but not limited to, yield improvement, manpower utilization, overhead spend, capital utilization, indirect spend, plant utilization and efficiency, working capital both raw material and finished goods.

Key Responsibilities of the Role Assures the safe execution of all maintenance activities, demands that all plant activities are conducted following all safety procedures, champions safety is the first consideration of all employees/contractors and promotes a safe work environment through own behaviors. Maintains facility and assets to meet regulatory guidelines e.g., FDA, OSHA, and EPA. Optimizes costs through effective budget planning and management, a cost-effective approach toward asset management and minimizing loss and waste. Optimizes the Availability and safe operation of production assets through appropriate predictive and preventative maintenance and safe and effective execution of corrective maintenance and projects. Coordinates major maintenance and project requirements with manufacturing production and engineering, to include major downtime activities and downtime periods and supports the effort to identify opportunities and develop the Plant's Capital Budget. Trains maintenance staff on effective maintenance practices, including effective use of the computerized maintenance management system, problem solving tools, risk and failure analysis, maintenance scheduling and analysis of maintenance related data and equipment histories. Sets and evaluates departmental goals and objectives through a collaborative effort with maintenance departmental operators, factory leadership team, Regional Reliability Managers and the Engineering Manager. Conducts special studies as assigned or self-initiated to improve departmental services, equipment reliability and factory operations or satisfy external requirements. Shares Best Maintenance Practices with other Kraft Heinz maintenance department, facilities and Regional Reliability Managers by participating in semi-annual forums and establishing contacts for regular communication. Ensure parts availability in the MRO stockroom to minimize equipment downtime while balancing economic maintenance inventory management. Protect the company's employees through aggressive completion of safety related work orders and enforcement of factory safety regulations such as lock out/tag out. Maintain the facility and equipment per good manufacturing practices to meet the expectations of both internal and external customers. Assist with evaluating reliability, utility, facility, production and packaging needs for Capital Equipment. Responsible for the performance, training and development of all departmental perso nel. Oversee and lead the implementation of the Quality Risk Management Process (QRMP) system and operational standards as outlined in the factory's QRMP accountability list. Partner with business leaders on implementation of equipment and manufacturing reliability, process improvements including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation of improvement project(s) completion. Generate cost reduction opportunities and implement process improvement to reduce manufacturing costs. Coordinate major initiatives across Supply Chain to insure optimum cost. This coordination will include, but not be limited to, limited to purchasing, distribution, manufacturing, research and development, packaging and engineering. Share and implement best practice initiatives across Supply Chain. Develop and maintain performance (KPI) visuals. Ownership of the 4site system; responsible that all projects are current. Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and tracking system (where needed). Develop a waste analysis for all lines. Duties as assigned by Plant Manager to support factory related area Manage and evaluate the Maintenance staff including but not limited to performance management, employee improvement and employee development plans, etc.

Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chains, Business or related field preferred Minimum of 5 years' operations, maintenance, engineering, quality or HR experience is required 3- 5 years of managerial or supervisory experience is preferred Knowledge in the following areas: Packaging/Mechanical Operation, Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronics/Controls, Utility Systems including but not limited to boiler and ammonia refrigeration is highly preferred Ability to demonstrate leadership and leadership development skills