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Maintenance Manager

Company: Michael Foods Inc
Location: Britt
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


  • Supervision and Management of the Maintenance Department.
  • Manage and update work orders, PM Programs and Inventory Controls.
  • Responsible for cost justifying, compiling specs., ordering, and overseeing installing new equipment.
  • Provides a safe work environment for employees.
  • Assisting heavily in the capital planning, proposals for expansions, the budgeting process, monitor expenditures and assists with cost improvement projects.
  • Recognizes and takes steps to resolve operating problems in order to minimize their impact on the operations.
  • Responsible for managing contractors while they are onsite to include human safety, food safety, and plant GMP requirements.
  • Cooperates with all departments to assure a coordinated work relationship exists at all times.
  • Maintain and improve upon record keeping ensuring that the info is current, correct, and complete.
  • Encourages suggestions from employees which will improve production, quality, safety and/or control costs of production.
  • Keeps senior management informed on operating and/or staffing problems which may require their attention or knowledge.
  • Develop and/or maintain the programs necessary to ensure all employees are properly trained in order to meet company objectives relating to human safety, product quality and safety, environmental compliance, human relations, and professional development.
  • Lead and participate in plant and corporate continuous improvement teams to promote facility growth and development.
  • Actively participate in the PSM Program.
  • Complete and supervise special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Serves as the facility property protection coordinator.
  • Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.
  • Responsible for the Property Protection Program, as it relates to our Emergency Response Plan.
  • In case of absence, job responsibilities will be covered by a qualified designee.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 5 years' of proven leadership or supervisory experience in an industrial operation, maintenance or utilities operations is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Operations Management, or applicable technical knowledge is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word) & CMMS System (Preferably SAP).
  • Experience in the installation, diagnosing and repairing mechanical equipment through troubleshooting required. Electrical troubleshooting is a plus.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical power transmission equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, process pumps, control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration, lubrication devices and basic electrical AC/DC Troubleshooting and related system
  • 480v 3 phase knowledge required.
  • Skilled or knowledgeable in welding, sanitary welding, pipe fitting, soldering, rigging application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools and power tools.
  • Read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams. Ability to Travel for Training and Continuous improvement activities.
  • Able to acquire certification as an CMRP, CPR, First Aid and PIT (powered industrial truck) equipment to include Forklift Operation


  • 5 years' of proven leadership or supervisory experience in an industrial operation, maintenance or utilities operations is preferred.
  • 2+ years working with and participating in LEAN manufacturing principles and activities. Ability to demonstrate and explain LEAN principles.
  • Skilled or knowledgeable in machine shops to machine within a specific tolerance using various measuring equipment. Vernier, calipers, and depth gauges etc.
  • Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70E is preferred.
  • Experience or knowledge in personal/process control computers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and Networking devices a plus.

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc, Rochester , Maintenance Manager, Other , Britt, Minnesota

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