Maintenance Manager

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Our client, located in beautiful Woodland, WA is searching for a Maintenance Manager.  The Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring the operation and maintenance of their plant’s production and utility equipment.  The perfect candidate will possess the following: strong mechanical & problem-solving skills, positive attitude, good communication skills, people management skills, good time management skills, knowledgeable and above all honest, responsible, and self-motivated.This position is a “working manager” with a team of 8-9 technicians and reports directly to the Plant Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs, trains, assists, and supervises maintenance team. This includes personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of the power, waste treatment, warehouse, and refrigeration facilities. 
  • Manages a sound preventative & predictive maintenance program for general plant and utility equipment.
  • Plans and manages adequate spare parts inventory. 
  • Evaluates the operation of plant equipment and makes recommendations for changes to improve equipment operating performance and directs completion of work. 
  • Coordinates maintenance efforts with other department managers.
  • Manages annual maintenance budget and makes recommendations/request for changes as appropriate. 
  • Conducts all activities in accordance with company security, sanitation and housekeeping standards, and applicable government regulations. 

Critical Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing a maintenance or facilities department in a manufacturing environment, preferably the food industry 
  • 5+ years’ experience in a maintenance and/or facilities technician role  
  • Strong mechanical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organization and planning skills with ability to multi task
  • Knowledgeable of electrical controls and PLCs
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with all levels of the organization
  • Must be a solid, common-sense decision-maker who works well under time constraints in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook 

Desired:

  • Experience with scales & refrigeration equipment
  • Experience with stainless steel welding a plus
  • Spanish language skills a plus

Education:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma
  • Preferred: Associates Degree in a technical field or equivalent.

Location: Manufacturing in Woodland, WA
Apply for this Position Job code: 20181009-02_CF
Apply at: https://redzonehr.hiringthing.com/job/88985/maintenance-manager