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Maintenance Manager

Company: PIM Brands, Inc
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Do you love candy and snacks? Are you looking to join an ever evolving and rapidly growing team? PIM Brands might just be exactly what you're looking for!--At PIM, we make the brands you love. Our portfolio of products, from Welch's-- Fruit Snacks to Sun-Maid-- Chocolate Raisins and Sour Jacks-- Sour Candies are enjoyed by millions of consumers every day. And when it comes to careers, we seek talented, results-oriented individuals who want to play a part in building amazing brands and products while working in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-paced office environment. At PIM, you can make an immediate and lasting contribution to help grow iconic snack and confectionery brands, no matter your area of expertise.--We are looking for a--Maintenance Manager--interested in starting a SWEET career as part of our--Maintenance--team at PIM's--Pierce Site--in--Somerset, NJ.JOB OVERVIEWPrimary responsibilities are to keep the manufacturing facility and all production processes mechanically operating at maximum rated capacity and producing quality products in a cost-effective manner across three shiftsInvolves the installation, repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of all machinery, tools and mechanical systemsEnsures that maintenance to all equipment is completed and complies with customer specifications, and ensures that food safety and quality are not jeopardized by complying with all GMP and HAACP Guidelines as well as SOPsEnsures maintenance of equipment complies with desired processing ratesDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESManages the speed of repairs to minimize downtime, minimizes the use of labor and parts, removes glitches in start-up, and addresses problems pro-actively. Interfaces with plant management, shift supervisors, engineering, warehouse production and packaging supervisors and QA/QC personnelDevelops and maintains preventive maintenance programsReport food safety and quality issues to Plant management and SQFPFollow PIM Brands GMP rulesMonitor fellow employees for adherence to GMP's.Conducts regular assessment of facility needs, improvements and repairs and routinely inspects operating machinery, equipment and supporting systemsMaintains and repair machinery, equipment, systems and mechanized vehiclesEnsures production operations by setting work priorities, repair and maintenance schedules, and installation of machinery and equipmentProvides 24/7 coverage and emergency response including equipment repair, situation, stabilization and the mobilizing of resources as neededDirects staff on projects, tasks and assignments within cost and time budgets, and on scheduleIn coordination with the Plant Manager recommends CAPEX and repair maintenance items, in-house construction, fabrication and outside contractor projectsProvides staff training and developmentEvaluates work and performanceEnsures safe work practices and ensures a safe work environmentOversees boiler operations, HVAC systems and related machineryDevelops, implements and maintains written policies and proceduresVerifies and ensures the documentation of all repair records, preventive maintenance records and logs all filters and replacement partsDevelops new tools and techniques to improve monitoring and performance of machinery, equipment and maintenance staffOversees and monitors the scheduling and safe use of all shop equipment, and that they are in good working orderPurchases, stores and issues all parts for equipment maintenanceMaintains log of all maintenance ordersEnsures the total custody of all maintenance parts in the shop, storeroom and when installedResolves maintenance problems and issues by working closely with plant management, supervisors, and QA/QCCompletes maintenance operational requirements by scheduling and assigning staff, monitors and ensures performance for maximum efficiency and effectiveness and follows up on results and completed tasksWorks closely with plant management and the production staff to ensure that production schedules and needs can be met because production machinery is operationalResponsible for staff working in a safe manner and that workplace safety issues are addressed and correctedThoroughly familiar with physical plant servicesAttends and participates in production meetingsMonitors and minimizes down time, identifies and advocates for improvement opportunitiesVarious projects as assigned by upper managementAbility to work additional hours as neededPHYSICAL DEMANDS/ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSStanding, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling and crouching. Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools and controls. Must be able to read mechanical drawings, blueprints and charts Lifting and moving of objects weighing at least 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations will be evaluated and considered to enable an individual to perform the essential job functions.WORK ENVIRONMENTBusy, active and noisy environment typical of a manufacturing operation. Work areas have a wide range of climates and temperatures. Work areas may contain by-products of manufacturing. The plant floor may be crowded and motorized product transport vehicles move throughout the plant Hair net, beard net, assigned work uniform, protective eye wear and gloves are among the GMP required apparel that must be worn, if indicated, on the plant floor.QualificationsEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAININGHigh School Diploma or College Degree--is strongly preferredTechnical and vocational education preferredMinimum 5 years mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment plus 5 years with supervisory or management responsibilitiesTechnical working knowledge in operation and maintenance of facility management services, steam generators, refrigeration, air conditioning, generators, blue print reading and equipment maintenanceMust possess knowledge of OSHA requirementsMust have knowledge of plc, motor controls and pump rebuilding. knowledge of Confined Space/Lock-Out Tag-Out requirementsMust be computer literate with office, technical and parts and maintenance software packagesMust have well developed problem-solving skills and ability to develop conceptual alternativesMust have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures in a food manufacturing environmentPIM Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PIM Brands is an E-Verify Employer.

Keywords: PIM Brands, Inc, New Brunswick , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Somerset, New Jersey

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