Location: Columbia, MO
FORTUNE 500 FOOD MFG COMPANY
LOCATED IN THE MIDWEST
LOOKING FOR A REFRIGERATION MANAGER
$80-100K PLUS BONUS
OUTSTANDING BENEFITS, 4 WEEKS VACATION
OPPORTUNITY TO GROW
Oversees all aspects of the refrigeration department, affiliated equipment, building and grounds. Schedule work and manpower to meet production demands, maintain the preventative maintenance system and work toward meeting or exceeding the plants goals.
Control maintenance expenses by monitoring overtime and parts expenses weekly.
Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety provide environmental security and maximize the plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness.
This job has direct supervisory responsibilities for approximately 18 Boiler/Refrigeration employees which includes overseeing day to day work schedules, project work to its completion and coordinating work assignments to meet agreed upon expectations, including timelines.
Manage the performance of preventive maintenance within the Boiler Refrigeration Department
Set goals and standards for the Boiler Refrigeration Department, including waste treatment facilities.
Maintain working relationship with equipment vendors and service representatives.
Promote teamwork to achieve Company’s goals and objectives.
Train, motivate, and direct employees for safe, effective, and efficient performance.
Recognize good performance and take corrective action when needed.
Oversee and insure that ongoing maintenance training is being provided for personnel development and to meet future technical requirements.
Provide technical support for regulatory compliance.
Manage the plant’s PSM/RMP programs to comply with OSHA and EPA requirements.
Comply with environmental regulations, specifically EPA and DNR reporting procedures.
Continuous improvement/ lean
Enforce the plant's safety program.
Maintain a good working relationship with USDA and Quality Assurance.
Interact with contractors, obtaining bids on upcoming projects and supervising their work once the project has commenced.
Purchase of supplies and repair parts with regard to quality
Continuously evaluates PM/PDM activities and frequencies to ensure optimum use of manpower and resources in maximizing equipment reliability.
BS Degree in a related field
5-10 years total experience in food manufacturing in a related role
Expertise in refrigeration(ammonia), boilers, chillers, utilities equipment
Experience in PSM/RMP regulatory programs and execution of these programs.
Proven effectiveness in working collaboratively within a matrix organization.
Excellent leadership qualities, verbal and written communication skills, and technical analysis and problem-solving skills are required.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, schematics, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Knowledge and experience with Preventative Maintenance programs. Knowledge of Electronic and Electrical principals.
Excellent computer skills
CAD/Drafting experience desirable.