Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Job Details:


  • Maintain an effective preventative maintenance schedule, and control mechanical inventories. Encourage good work habits and promote safety.
  • Develop a staff of competent personnel who are capable of performing their job requirements satisfactorily.
  • Assist in identifying, developing and implementing maintenance programs or special projects that will result in achieving or exceeding established labor goals by recommending new methods, layouts and/or equipment changes.
  • Assist in the planning and developing of short and long range operational method plans that will position company to capitalize on current and future market conditions with competitive operating cost.
  • Assist in the planning, developing and implementing of an effective preventative maintenance program in all production departments to minimize downtime and costs.
  • Assist in the planning, developing and implementing of an effective crisis maintenance program in all production departments to minimize downtime and costs.
  • Plan, develop and implement a parts inventory control program which provides dollar value and status inventory. Control mechanical expenses within established budget and actively pursue cost reduction opportunities in labor, material cost and inventory balance of spare parts.
  • Establish and clearly communicate realistic job requirements for subordinates; provide frequent feedback and review on performance and accurately appraise performance results against communicated expectation.
  • Identify training needs (both technical and managerial) for your people which will result in measurable performance improvements if pursued.
  • Provide timely and accurate performance information on all aspects of the operations at the plant within area of responsibility to include an explanation of all variances and actions you plan to take to correct the situation.
  • Defines and recommends objectives in area of responsibility. Contributes input into the development of specific short-term and long-term plans and programs. Reviews and makes recommendations on cost control, cost estimates, and manpower and facilities requirements forecasts.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other departments in the facility in establishing and carrying out responsibilities.
  • Supervises workers engaged in major painting projects, performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings, and maintaining and repairing building utility systems such as electrical wiring and controls, heating, and ventilating systems.
  • Supervises workers engaged in installing, servicing, and repairing mechanical equipment. Supervises employees who maintain, repair and service plant equipment, buildings, and facilities.
  • Utilizes working knowledge of electrical systems, both control and industrial wiring, pip fitting, plumbing, welding, shop machinery, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical controls and instrumentation to maintain plant equipment at optimal level. Utilizes knowledge of automatic equipment operation, to include setup, repair and tear down, to maintain plant equipment at optimal levels.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards.
  • Prepares work schedules. Makes work assignments to subordinates.
  • Interprets company policy to employees and enforces company policy and practices.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists employees in solving work problems.
  • Works on projects involving the construction of new buildings and facilities and the alteration or modification of existing ones.
  • Maintains production equipment in a manner that meets organization standards and ensures minimum equipment downtime.
  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, electronic, PLC’s, mechanical equipment, refrigeration, boilers, and facilities.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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