Aug 30, 2021

Division Maintenance Manager

  • Nestle Purina
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
Full-time Management - Maintenance

Job Description

For more than 100 years, Purina has been revolutionizing pet food production, and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, mastering new production techniques, we literally reshaped pet care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and the leader in our category. Such leadership requires constant innovation and renovation, which is so often rooted in our world-class food production standards.

As the Division Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring competent maintenance management and execution at a market level, as well as, leading the implementation and execution of factory asset maintenance programs.  You will coach and develop Maintenance Managers at the factory level.  You will also aim to eliminate unplanned stops, optimize maintenance cost, and as a result increase asset intensity.

Must be willing to travel at minimum 50% or more of the time

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sustain planning & scheduling standard routine implementation in all factories.
  • Strengthen Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) capability at factory level to eliminate repeat failures and feedback to Maintenance Standards.
  • Support maintenance cost optimization through TPM focusing on Technical Store and Maintenance activities.
  • Support cross-fertilization replication of machine improvements, Preventative Maintenance standards, CIL standards and centerlines for priority technologies.
  • Implement Maintenance Progression plan to embed technical and leadership competency development across all factories.
  • Expand/develop Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and other digital tools for equipment and system analysis.
  • Accelerate step change progression by using Maintenance Technicians to help develop the Production Operators technical skills.
  • Utilize technical training modules, tablets and other digital resources to increase technical competencies of the Maintenance Technicians and Production Operators.
  • Support maintenance crewing structure changes to optimize maintenance performance.
  • Strengthen quality of Planned Maintenance Standards and foundations to improve the performance of our Assets.
  • Perform all other duties assigned.
     

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • HS Diploma or equivalent with 5+ years of experience in maintenance within a manufacturing environment and 2+ years of supervisory experience

OR 

  • Engineering degree with 3+ years of experience in maintenance within a manufacturing environment and 2+ years of supervisory experience

YOU MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO ANY SITE THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.
 

Job: Division Maintenance Manager

Primary Location: St. Louis, MO US

Career Area: Professional


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