Maintenance Manager

  • Confidencial
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 26, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

Company in the food industry is looking for a Maintenance Manager in Atlanta, GA

The Maintenance Manager will work with the Project Team to design, build, and support the initial construction project and then become the onsite maintenance manager at the conclusion of the project. This position would collaborate with the Engineering Director during the project to gain construction bids, issue purchase orders, manage invoicing, and perform detailed reporting of the status of the construction project. During the construction process this individual would need availability to work weekends, holidays, or other hours to support the construction.

At the conclusion of the approximately 2-year construction, this person would lead the maintenance and engineering on site team. The Maintenance Supervisor directly and through Maintenance Supervisors would manage maintenance employees on assigned shifts to ensure the effective delivery of maintenance services and support production in a 24-hour 7-day per week operation

This person carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws. May directly supervise employees or supervise through others.


· Collaborates with the plant manager, quality assurance manager, production manager, and shipping/warehouse manager to utilize equipment to improve employee safety, production quality, equipment reliability, and overall equipment effectiveness utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques and a Management Operating Structure (MOS).

· Manages both the maintenance and capital projects for the site.

· Utilizes mechanical and electrical expertise to maintain production systems, utilities, buildings and grounds.

· Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system to optimize asset utilization through scheduled preventative maintenance.

· Implements corrective actions identified by key maintenance performance indicators as a means to create overall equipment effectiveness.

· Remains current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation.

· Ensures corporate policies and standards are followed in both capital project implementation as well as daily maintenance.

· Shares "best practices" within the Maintenance Department.

· Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating.

· Provides management of employees directly or through supervisors to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions.

· Performs other duties as assigned.


· A minimum of 5 years' experience, with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.

· Experience with Ammonia Refrigeration.

· Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other computer-based applications.

· Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.

· Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.

· Excellent verbal/written communication skills.

· Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

· Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

· Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail.

· Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

· Ability to select, coach, develop, engage and retain a team of employees.


· Professional and articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to make strong internal and external presentations and communicate the strategic vision effectively.

· Experience in driving a positive work cultural and being a hands-on team builder, able to recognize resistance to change, leading individuals and teams to embrace personal growth and responsibility. Able to deal effectively with organizational issues; astute and capable of identifying problems and converting them into opportunities.

· Initiative, a high level of personal motivation, a strong work ethic, and impeccable integrity, relationship building and product knowledge.

· A non-authoritative leadership style that balances consensus building and buy-in with a drive for action.

· Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

· Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

· Ability to effectively engage all levels of the operation.

· Able to multi-task and prioritize constantly without missing deadlines or details.

· A team player, able to encourage and embrace the contributions of others and help develop them, but also able to work independently when required.

· A skilled negotiator and influencer, able to call up the right skills in the right circumstances.

· A self-starter, able to manage and prioritize multiple work assignments and challenges.

· The recognition of value in helping others and making a positive impact outside of financial rewards.


This position will only require nominal business travel as conditions permit and warrant.


Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline and a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.