Maintenance & Engineering Manager

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States · Maintenance · 17.002.330.08

Description

SUMMARY

Primary function of this position is to coordinate both predictive and timely, effective maintenance of the facility and equipment at the Red Star and Biospringer Cedar Rapids plants, as well as ensuring reliable performance of the plant utilities operation. A good working relationship with the Production Department is critical to effectively address maintenance issues. Requires frequent contact with all levels of employees and management in regard to maintenance needs. Interacts and manages the outside contractors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Secondary Duties

Special projects as assigned.

DEPUTY

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise all technicians in the Maintenance Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

ENVIRONMENTAL, SAFETY, QUALITY, AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Understand and follow:

Environmental: EPA Ammonia, Storm Water, SPCC, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, Title V

Safety: All applicable OSHA Rules and Regulations

Quality: Quality Management System

Legal: all pertinent Human Resources, Environmental and Safety Laws and Regulations


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree related to maintenance required or 3 years minimum of experience as a Maintenance Superintendent or Manager, preferably in a food grade environment. Engineering Degree prefered.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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.

REASONING ABILITY

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.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Ability to be CPR/First Aid certified required

Ability to be forklift certified required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Facial Hair Policy

Employees working in this position will be required to follow Red Star Yeast’s facial hair policy. This is due to requirement of this position to wear respiratory protection

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