This position is responsible for driving progressive maintenance processes that are predictive, preventive and planned work practices that maximize mechanical reliability. Has direct responsibility for the production equipment, utilities, and building structures. Support, implement, and maintain food safety, food safety culture, and quality practices as required through SQF.
Education: 4 year Bachelors Degree required (Engineering degree preferred). Working knowledge of multi-discipline fields of maintenance, plant engineering, and manufacturing.
Experience: 10+ years experience with increasing responsibilities in maintenance, engineering, or production; including 8 years supervisory experience. Experience in both self directed work teams and autonomous maintenance preferred. Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) preferred or ability to achieve certification within 12 months. Previous experience in the food industry is desirable.
Skills: Balance of technical, maintenance, human relations, and conceptual skills. Strong communication skills with the ability to act as both a strategic and tactical leader. Able to evaluate alternatives, establish priorities, and formulate decisions that affect all aspects of the operation. Able to establish clear support for long term best practice behaviors while recognizing the short term need to bring others with you on the vision of a highly reliable operation.
Management Skills: Able to hire, plan, listen, organize, set department objectives, interpret, provide work direction, coach, counsel, train and conduct performance reviews. Ability to influence others indirectly, team members, peers and support resources. A leader by behavior and action. Strong business acumen with the ability to see larger business objective and translate into functional strategies and tactics.
Internal - Works with all levels of employees to solve problems, coordinate department activities and decisions and exchange information.
External - Works with vendors/suppliers, inspectors, customers and consultants.
At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team!
With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we’ve earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That’s where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.