Maintenance Supervisor

MAC Incorporated

Maintenance Supervisor Memphis, Tennessee
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Our client is a well-established organization within the food ingredients industry.  They are seeking a bright Maintenance Supervisor who is ready to enhance their knowledge and skills-base within industrial maintenance, and – after receiving the necessary training & experience – move into a management role.  This is an excellent opportunity looking to advance their career and become a long-term contributor to a rock-solid organization.  If that's you, apply today!

Critical Details:

  • Brand new position.  Created with ultimate goal of grooming this individual into a Maintenance Manager over a 3-5 year period
  • Two-prong operation: 1) Fermentation/production/batch processing of yeast/baking ingredients, 2) Packaging of finished product
  • 24/7 operation on fermentation/production side, 24/5+ operation on packaging side
  • Maintenance Dept breakdown:  4-5 shift mechanics, 2 welders, 1 instrumentation/controls tech, 1 maintenance helper
  • Reporting Structure:  Plant Mgr>Engineering Mgr>*Maintenance Sup/Lead>Mechanics, Welders, I&E Tech, Helper
    • *Maint Sup doesn’t exist yet, but this is where they will fit
  • Most prevalent equipment & machinery found in plant: Pumps, motors, gearboxes, flow valves, cooling towers (glycol & chilled water), 2 boilers, bio-gas processing eqmt, barge dock (new), LOTS OF PLCS/CONTROLS.
  • Maintenance team responsible for maintenance & repair of both production/packaging equipment & machinery and facilities
  • CMMS system in place for PM/maintenance scheduling

Required Skills:

  • Sound foundation of mechanical & electrical troubleshooting skills with exposure to as much of the equipment list above as possible
  • Experience in the food processing/packaging, chemical or personal care mfg industry strongly preferred
    • Exposure to batch processing environment (food ingredients, chemicals, cosmetics) a huge plus
  • Above average PLC troubleshooting skills and desire/willingness to learn how to program from scratch required.  Facility has a lot of PLCs/controls, want someone who can learn to modify/write code prior to transitioning into Maint Mgr role down the road
  • Must have exposure and strong skills with CMMS.  Will be responsible for all maintenance/PM, scheduling, etc.
  • Absolutely must be hands-on.  Lallemand is an “all hands on deck” operation, especially right now.  Maint Sup – and even eventually when they are Maint Mgr – will need to turn wrenches and get hands dirty on a daily basis.  This is not an office job.
  • MUST BE WILLING TO BE ON CALL AT ALL TIMES.  Primary hours are 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, bu will have to be very flexible with schedule/hours, will be required to come in during off hours at night, weekends, etc.
  • Strong electro-mechanical aptitude to pick up and master new things quickly
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