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Maintenance Group Leader

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Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Lebanon, PA, US

Company: Bonduelle

Bonduelle is the world reference in healthy living through plant-based food.


Well established in North America with more than 3,000 employees, we operate across the United States and Canada, where we process primarily frozen and canned vegetables as well as legumes, soups and broths. In addition to processing products for major distributor brands, we also market our own brands, including Arctic Gardens, Graves and Bonduelle.

Today, our products can be found on every table in North America because we do everything possible to ensure that everyone is able to live well through a healthy, sustainable vegetable diet.

 

At every moment, we’re inspired by our world. Now we want to be inspired by you!

 

Summary

2nd shift Maintenance Group Leader position in frozen food production environment. Maintenance Group Leader is responsible to train, motivate, coach and lead maintenance associates within the guidelines of company policies and procedures. Executes the Maintenance Department plan on his/her shift through troubleshooting problems and performing preventive maintenance tasks.  Communicates company policies and procedures to those associates assigned to them. Enforces work and safety rules. Coordinates all shift maintenance operations to meet or exceed standards set for efficiency, direct and indirect labor and product recoveries. This position interacts with all hourly associates whose responsibilities vary from production, quality systems, administrative, human resources, and distribution. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Actively supports the repack operations by immediately responding to trouble calls, performing detailed inspections and carrying out preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Extensive troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical problems within the plant. Corrects problems with an attitude of “doing it right the first time.”
  • Leads and coaches shift maintenance associates, ensuring that all facility functions are carried out in a manner which is safe and complies with all company, state and federal mandates.
  • Schedules and assigns daily shift work, projects, etc. to maintenance staff for completion, setting priorities as applicable.
  • Supports the repack and distribution operations by ensuring proper repair and operation of all facility equipment, buildings, grounds, etc.
  • Assists with the design and installation of capital improvement projects.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all maintenance related reporting such as entering work orders, charging time and checking items out of inventory. 
  • Attends training sessions as required. 
  • Provides the necessary direction to ensure improved efficiencies. Provides recommendations on ways to improve efficiencies through the use of new equipment, procedures or techniques. Monitors maintenance processes to eliminate unnecessary departmental downtime.
  • Personal work habits conform to all company/facility policies and procedures and set a proper example at all times.
  • Document and report any code of conduct and health & safety issues directly to the Maintenance Manager and/or Human Resources.
  • Actively participates and promotes plant safety programs.
  • Must be available to work with shift as scheduled.  Including weekends.
  • Adhere to all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to safety 
  • Report any food safety, health & safety, quality issues and initiate action, as necessary. 
  • Any other tasks as assigned by management. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work and understand technical manuals/jargon associated with maintenance and operation, adjustment and repair.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend facility blueprints and schematics.
  • OSHA Affected, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Confined Space, Hazard Communication, and all others required.
  • OSHA Authorized Training in Lift Truck, Electrical, Hot Work, Lock-Out Tag-Out, PPE, Fire Ext., and all others required.
  • Company and facility training in Facility Work Rules, Facility Security, Food Safety, GMP’s, HACCP. Lift Truck Certified, and all others required.
  • Knowledge in the use of the following instruments/equipment:Multimeter, Cutting Torch, Welder,, Drill Press, Grinder, Pipe Threaders, Taps and Dies, Band Saw, Metal Break, All associated hand tools.
  • Willing to learn new tasks.
  • Extremely dependable in all matters.
  • Must demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, (Written and Oral).
  • Knowledge of mechanical/electrical diagnostic and analytical skills.

 

Experience

  • Five (5) years of maintenance experience in an industrial setting, supervision/leadership experience preferred.

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Although all job applications are taken into consideration, only the selected candidates will be contacted.

Bonduelle USA Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other general characteristics that are protected from federal, state or local law. EOE. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department via phone at 585-434-0399.


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