Maintenance Manager


Eugene, OR

Industry: Food & Beverages


11 - 15 years

Posted 35 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

Maintenance Manager will be responsible for maintenance management at the food manufacturing plant with a focus on predictive/preventive maintenance and machine reliability.

  • 4 yeardegree preference given for an engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, preferably food/beverage manufacturing, with at least 5 years of experience managing maintenance teams.
  • Competitive Base plus15% bonus potential.
  • Relocation Package

Primary Responsibilities:

Leadership / Management

  • Manages site maintenance team.
  • Provides positive role model for all plant personnel in the area of safety, quality and productivity.
  • Provides guidance, instruction and mentoring for the maintenance staff.
  • Provides periodic feedback to employees in the areas of job knowledge, performance and development. Provides training where needed to improve employee skill sets critical to the success of the business.
  • Manages employee overtime and equipment reliability to achieve lowest maintenance costs for the plant.
  • Responsible for resolving maintenance employee relations issues.
  • Maintenance and Engineering
  • Directs maintenance prioritization, planning and execution for the site.
  • Prepares facility maintenance and maintenance projects between contractors and maintenance.
  • Manages maintenance schedulers in scheduling of work, developing and setting objectives, monitoring of progress, and the evaluation of results.
  • Analyses problems and/or trends in plant maintenance and recommends appropriate resolutions to minimize production downtime for all areas of the plant.
  • Staffs and directs staff activities to provide quality, cost-effective support for all electrical, mechanical, information, and process control systems while assuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Evaluates major sources of machine downtime and creates action plans to improve machine efficiency and reliability.
  • Communicates with the operating departments to maintain system awareness and identify opportunities and provide technical expertise for optimization of the process control systems.
  • Coordinates corporate technology strategies with the information systems shared services group.
  • Optimizes plant energy usage.
  • Capital and Project Management
  • Plans scheduled downtimes, shutdowns and maintenance projects.
  • Manages the execution of major construction and maintenance projects.
  • Safety / Environmental / Compliance
  • Leads the safety effort for the maintenance.
  • Identifies safety issues that may arise due to equipment modification.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly environment conducive to safe work habits, encourages employee accountability.
  • Ensures the plant is compliant with local state and federal rules in the area of maintenance equipment
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum ten years' experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, food preferred with maintenance, engineering, project management and/or production management required.
  • Minimum of five years management experience
  • Experience in mechanical and/or systems related technical training or equivalent experience.
  • Functional understanding of predictive and preventive maintenance programs, work order systems and world-class maintenance systems is desired.
  • Previous experience using a Computer Maintenance Management system (CMMS) preferred.
  • Must possess analytical troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Continuous improvement/lean manufacturing experiencepreferred


  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook, Timekeeping software, PM management software

$103K - $138K