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DATE ADDED: Fri 12/10/2018

Maintenance Leader

Bedford Heights, USA


Job Description

Position Summary:

Directs the maintenance activities on a designated shift in a safe and efficient manner to achieve the desired quality, quantity and timely maintenance of all production machinery/equipment, physical plant, utilities and grounds in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and company policies.

Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages shift maintenance activities through the supervision of employees to ensure the shift’s maintenance objectives are accomplished.

  • Develops and improves the preventative maintenance program on the designated shift to maintain production equipment and alarm systems in an efficient, safe operating condition.

  • Manages shift activities with outside vendors on projects, repairs, or maintenance.

  • Ensures proper maintenance and safety procedures are being followed and performs audits to maintain compliance.

  • Oversees shift inventories of supplies, spare parts, maintenance materials and repair parts.

  • Controls, tracks, and minimizes the shift’s overtime labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, and equipment downtime.

  • Oversees corrections and running adjustments of equipment to maximize production capabilities during shift.

  • Coordinates shift change-overs of equipment or preventative maintenance according to production schedules.

  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.

  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations and working relationships with labor union.

  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, safety and productivity in the maintenance area.

  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.

Working Conditions/Environment:

Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, lift and bend while moving about the facility. The employee may be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the plant is loud. Ear protection, eye/face protection, hair/beard nets, steel-toed/slip resistant shoes, and gloves are requires as necessary in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

Qualification Requirements:

  • 2-3 years maintenance supervisory/group leader experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food-related industry.

  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment and functions.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Strong safety knowledge 

Supervisory Responsibility:

Directly supervises 2-15 employees in the maintenance area. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and results of the maintenance area during a designated shift. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling and appraising employees; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints/grievances and resolving problems.

Company Description
About Us:
Our products bring families together! At T. Marzetti we make some of your favorite household brands like Marzetti® salad dressings and dips, New York Bakery® frozen breads and Sister Schubert's® homemade rolls. Our rich heritage dates all the way back to 1896 when Italian immigrant Teresa Marzetti opened her first restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. For more than 100 years our vision has remained true: to bring delicious food to the table, superior service to our customers, and value to our consumers through product innovation and differentiation.

We strive to deliver sustainable long-term growth and provide continued dividend growth to our shareholders while making an impact on our local communities. We accomplish this with Better People, that Make Better Products, in a Better Corporate Culture, that Work in Unison to Make the World a Little Bit Better Place – The Better Food Company.

Know our Brands:
Inn Maid
New York Bakery
Angelic Bakehouse
Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls
Olive Garden Salad Dressings
Jack Daniel’s Mustard
Romanoff Caviar
Chatham Village
Amish Kitchens

We’re growing and we want you to be a part of this growth. Here at T. Marzetti we are one big family working hard to build our future together!

T. Marzetti is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Role: Maintenance Leader
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Location: Bedford Heights,

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