Maintenance Manager

  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Spokane, WA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Management

Job Description

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
The Maintenance Manager manages all plant units responsible for maintaining the plant's equipment, buildings and facilities and provides technical expertise regarding maintenance, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic engineering. In addition to developing and implementing short-term and mid-term business plans for department, and assists in the development of the strategic plan for the plant.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
Plans, manages and directs the efforts of maintenance, electric, and hydraulic work teams and provides maintenance and mechanical engineering support to these teams.
Develops, implements and communicates short-term and mid-term (1 - 2 years) business plans for the operations, ensuring associates understand the link to the plant's, division's and the corporation's business plans and understand their role in accomplishing these plans.
Assists in establishing the longer-term strategic plans for the plant.
Develops operating policies and procedures as necessary.
Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems. Ensures all associates have the resources and capabilities to effectively accomplish their responsibilities.
May serve as a member of the plant's Steering Team.
Directs the analysis of mechanical and operational problems on plant equipment, overseeing the planning and implementation of corrective action.
Oversees the scheduling of preventive maintenance checks and inspection of plant equipment ensuring there are no disruptions to the production schedule.
Develops, maintains and reports required operational information to management.
Analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report.
Ensures that plant facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations, company standards and fiscal consideration.
Prepares major equipment bids, approves purchase of new equipment as appropriate.
Represents the company's position and interest in dealing with outside contractors, vendors, and engineering consultants.
May have responsibility for plant safety including arranging and coordinating annual fire safety inspections with local fire departments; arranging and coordinating internal safety inspections; and implementing solutions to identified safety deficiencies.
May direct the machine parts storeroom operation in smaller facilities.
Keeps abreast of latest manufacturing technologies and systems and engineering concepts.
Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products Corporation's business objectives.

HSD required
BA/BS degree in Engineering or related field and HVAC licensing, preferred
5-10 years experience in a manufacturing environment requiring knowledge of refrigeration, plumbing, industrial electrical and mechanical systems and maintenance, and automated manufacturing process controls and equipment
1-3 yearssupervisory experience preferred
Demonstrated knowledge and application of preventative maintenance techniques/scheduling and safety management
Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP
Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as plan, monitor and schedule work
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment
Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations
Proficient using Excel or other spreadsheet software

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at asc@rich.comif you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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