Feed Mill Maintenance Manager-Wilson Bakery
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Your OpportunityPossesses a working knowledge of and is
responsible for overseeing all aspects of preventative maintenance
and other maintenance and repairs of machinery and mechanical
equipment. Supervises, trains and coordinates activities for
maintenance employees. Schedules maintenance work, keeps a clean
work environment, and accurate records. Core Responsibilities
Directs daily maintenance work activities of employees in assigned
equipment areas and sets up any additional work maintenance
Provides front line supervision for maintenance employees and
Follows standard operating maintenance instructions/procedures in
the performance of any and all maintenance tasks, including
replacing, adjusting, installing any feed mill equipment.
Continuously maintain awareness of any maintenance problems and
develop strategies and procedures to correct existing problems and
help eliminate any future maintenance related issues or reduce
unscheduled down times due to maintenance issues.
Work with the Feed Mill Manager and Shift Supervisors in
development, implementation, and coordination of a plant wide
preventative and predictive maintenance (PM) program to ensure
maximum equipment life and minimal downtime and that it is cost
Maintain accurate records.
Oversee training of maintenance technicians and millwrights.
Lead and organize maintenance technicians in the completion of all
Maintain an adequate, cost-effective inventory of spare parts.
Develop and communicate consistent parts replacement or repair
Provide cost estimates as necessary to the Feed Mill Manager.
Monitor all repairs to ensure all warranty costs are covered.
Interface with boiler, chemical and insurance representatives to
ensure the integrity of water softeners, boilers and related boiler
Coordinate and communicate with all departments to ensure
maintenance needs are properly addressed.
Manage imminent maintenance projects.
Coordinate and schedule annual boiler inspection.
Coordinate and schedule bi-annual manlift inspection.
Oversee and maintain proper records for the State Department of Air
Coordinate, schedule and perform yearly fire extinguisher
Promote safety including housekeeping practices, tools, equipment,
Utilize downtime effectively for solutions to repair/maintain
Assist Feed Mill as needed regarding milling operations and
Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and
procedures to which Smithfield Hog Production subscribes.
Incumbent will be responsible for understanding and complying with
company SIPS, EMS and BMS policies and procedures while performing
their job duties.
Provide and perform required training of the maintenance staff of
all safety, environmental, procedural and equipment operation
Perform all required re-assessments of procedures in LTT, confined
spaces, hot work, tank integrity and any other assessments.
Work with management to operate within budget on all R&M
Report all environmental issues immediately to their
Read and understand the company's emergency notification process
and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work
Completes daily duties in a manner that maintains compliance and
seeks out opportunities for improvement within the Smithfield local
Animal Food Safety Plan.
Assist in 5 year planning of major capital projects including, but
not limited to capital budgeting, equipment planning and selection
and coordination of service and installation of the equipment or
All other tasks and duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree from accredited four-year college or university,
and 5 years relevant maintenance experience, or equivalent
combination of education and experience required.
2 years experience in electrical troubleshooting and repair,
welding and plumbing.
Electrician license helpful, but not required.
Able to perform troubleshooting, repair and assembly of any feed
mill equipment including electrical issues: solid-state circuitry,
110 v control circuits, lighting circuits, VFD and soft-start
drives and 3 phase circuitry.
Able to read and speak English in order to read and interpret
documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals.
Good leadership skills.
Good verbal & written communications skills required.
Good organizational skills.
Must be self-motivated and able to work alone and unsupervised.
Must be available to be on-call when scheduled.
Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays when
Must be able to work an average 50-hour week with average 10-hour
workday, which can vary frequently.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical
demands described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds, occasionally 100
Must be able to work at heights up to 200 ft
Must be able to frequently climb a ladder and work from a
Must be able to frequently climb over, under and around Feed Mill
Must be able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for
long periods of time
Must be able to tolerate mill dust, mill odors, and frequently
Must be able to tolerate extreme ranges of seasonal temperatures
(hot to cold)
Must be able to work with and around a wide range of chemicals and
different feed ingredients
Must understand that Smithfield is a producer of high-quality pork
for human consumption and must be supportive of the mission of
raising swine for meat
Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the Maintenance
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Wilson , Feed Mill Maintenance Manager-Wilson Bakery, Professions , Wilson, North Carolina
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!