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Maintenance Manager

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Maintenance Manager

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce. At Tillamook, we believe that inclusion and diversity are central to our cultural strategy. In order to achieve our growth ambition and compete and win in the marketplace, we believe we make better decisions and build stronger teams when we invite and rely on diverse perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures into our work and to fuel our innovation and growth. To us this means creating a climate of inclusion where all employees feel valued and a sense of belonging. We believe this will make us a better consumer brand and employer.

About you:

What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

About us:

Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.

What you will do:

The Maintenance Manager provides support to manufacturing and is responsible for the maintenance of equipment and buildings at the Decatur, Illinois plant. This position works with the Plant Manager and the plant’s department managers to ensure the success of the manufacturing plant. This position also works to plan, organize, and manage continuous improvement and capital projects at the plant. Administers the maintenance proficiency pay program with department staff.

Selecting top talent and onboarding/training new employees; following, and ensuring that all employees follow, all personnel rules, policies and/or collective bargaining agreements; holding employees accountable for performing their daily duties and demonstrating appropriate workplace behaviors; providing continuous feedback, coaching, and timely effective discipline when necessary; evaluating, monitoring and providing regular feedback on employees’ performance; tracking employees’ attendance and verifying accuracy of daily timekeeping records; holding effective, regular, team meetings; demonstrating financial responsibility by protecting the employers’ financial interests; and serving as role model by demonstrating professionalism, honesty, integrity, ethical behavior and living our company values.

Here’s a day in the life:

· Direct maintenance activity strategy within the plant to allow the highest level of production efficiency while maintaining equipment longevity and product quality. Coordinate and manage continuous improvement opportunities within the plant.

· Work closely as a team and in support of the Plant Manager and other department managers. Show a united front as a team when strategies and direction are given.

· Maintain regulatory compliance with ammonia, electrical programs and provide leadership on safety compliance and initiatives in the plant.

· Provide major budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures, and work with the Director of Engineering and plant departments to manage and coordinate capital projects.

· Oversee development and execution of maintenance operating plans/budget.

· Oversee development and execution of departmental SOPs for maintenance, parts inventory, energy management, and other departmental functions.

· Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.

· Communicate effectively.

· Utilize a computer with basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

· Experience with the use of a computerized maintenance management or enterprise asset management system.

· Act as a team player and be able to interact with staff at all levels of the company.

· Work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.

· Demonstrate excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· 10+ year experience in construction or maintenance and repair of production equipment, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.

· Previous experience managing facility and grounds maintenance.

· Must have 5+ years of supervisory experience.

Physical Requirements:

· Sitting

· Standing and/or walking

· Lifting 25 lbs.

· Vision for machine or computer operations

· Hearing

· Travel

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA