• Maintenance Manager

    Performance Pet Products
    Job Description

    Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6:00am to 4:30pm (exact starting/ending times subject to change due to projects and downtime)

     

    Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website at fuillc.com to learn more!

     

    Performance Pet, located in Mitchell, SD, is home to the innovators and formulators who turn the desire for leaner, tastier, healthier or otherwise better pet food into an actual product on the shelves. Everything we do is custom-made for every customer, and we're the only canner to do so. Learn more about what we do at performancepet.net/.

     

    Performance Pet Products is seeking to add a Maintenance Manager to our growing team in Mitchell, SD! We offer a competitive salary and a complete benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, a paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!

     

    Submit an application today to start your next fulfilling career with Performance Pet Products! And don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn!

     

    Areas of Accountability

     

    All areas of accountability to be delivered in a manner that aligns with the values and business strategy of Farmers Union Industries.

     

    Plant Equipment & Process Reliability                 Team Leadership

     

    Project Management                                              Team Development

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

     

    Manage and develop plant maintenance personnel

     

    Plan and manage plant outages and projects

     

    Develop and foster a partnership with plant equipment suppliers

     

    Ensure plant drawings, OEM documentation, and equipment files are organized and maintained

     

    Set high standards for plant housekeeping and ensure standards are understood, being achieved, and continuously improved

     

    Develop and continuously improve predictive and preventive maintenance practices

     

    Work with operations and maintenance personnel to reduce equipment and process downtime, and improve reliability

     

    Establish maintenance repair and replacement standards to meet OEM specifications

     

    Continually improve standards, based on precision maintenance concepts, through providing necessary maintenance tools, processes, and training

     

    Work with suppliers and management to recommend equipment and processes to improve existing operations and meet new business opportunities

     

    Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal workload.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Food Science, or related field, preferred

     

    5-7 years’ experience with mechanical and electrical maintenance; boilers; and freezers, preferred

     

    5-7 years’ experience in maintenance supervision, required

     

    General knowledge and experience with plant accounting, purchasing, MRO inventory, and capital practices

     

    Experience with computerized maintenance programs with strong PC skills - MS Office applications.

     

    Bilingual skills (English and Spanish), desired

     

    Travel up to 10%, annually

     

    Disclaimer: All employees are subject to the FUI COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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