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Maintenance Supervisor 1st Shift

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and supervising maintenance activities to ensure equipment and plant assets are functional and optimized, while limiting operational delays and associated costs. Ensures safe work practices during general maintenance of equipment, including but not limited to installation and repairs. Ensures preventative maintenance of plant assets including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, automation, HVAC, plumbing systems, structures, buildings, production machinery, boilers and ammonia refrigeration are routinely taking place and evaluated.
Responsibilities Working through direct reports, ensures that plant equipment is maintained in optimum operating condition to avoid, or minimize, production down-time and costsResponds urgently to equipment related production issues and downtime by assigning repair work as soon as issues are identifiedDevelops, maintains and administers all aspects of the critical spare parts and inventoryEnsures timely completion of work orders; repairs, and preventative maintenance and documentation of all maintenance activitiesApproves all parts orders within approved purchasing limits and budgetsContinually assess maintenance effectiveness and works with production team to identify opportunities for improvement, production optimization and maintenance planningWork with other departments and individuals to effectively coordinate equipment and building maintenance activitiesResponsible for providing after-hours maintenance resources by calling in appropriate maintenance staff; responds personally in critical or complicated situationsEnsures that all maintenance storage and work areas in a neat, safe and secure conditionActively participate in continuous improvement initiatives, while achieving budgeted goals for efficiency on an on-going basisProvides necessary guidance, technical support, and training to ensure that all employees work safely and comply with food safety programsEnsures compliance with all quality and food safety programs through regular adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) according to company and customer expectationsResponsible for all supervisory activities including, but not limited to; new hire orientation and training, scheduling, performance evaluations, discipline, coaching, safety training and employee development, along with recommendations for hiring and terminations.Assures that associates have all the proper tools, equipment and parts in proper working condition toperform their necessary job dutiesFacilitates and promotes a team concept by working with associates as a team member through coaching, leading, listening, coordinating and supportingConducts counseling sessions and issue disciplinary action as necessaryProvides assistance to and follow-up with outside contractors performing work on-sitePerforms other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent knowledge and skills acquired through on the job training or experience
5+ years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food manufacturing or consumer goods industry
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with employees at all levels of the organization
Must possess a strong leadership skills
Strong organizational and planning skills
Solid decision making skills and a strong sense of urgency
Solid technical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
Ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment
Knowledge of USDA and OSHA regulations, including GMPs, Sanitation, and HACCP principles and practices
Knowledge of Boilers, Waste Water Treatment, Compressed Air Systems and Ammonia Refrigeration
Experience using Microsoft Office suite of applications; including Word, Excel and out Outlook
Intermediate AutoCAD experience, along with the ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and plans is a plus

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, San Diego , Maintenance Supervisor 1st Shift, Professions , San Diego, California

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