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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Gooding, ID, ID, US

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.


Location: Gooding, Idaho


Organize schedule and assign all work to be done on production equipment, including daily, monthly, semi annual and annual rebuilds, work closely with the production management and maintenance personal to insure that the facility is up to the required standards, coach and develop the Maintanenace Technicians, identify and implement process opitmization projects in the safest and environmentally friendly manner possible.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain and service plant equipment and facilities.
  • Create, improve, manage, and expand preventative maintenance programs for plant equipment and facilities.
  • Supervise and direct maintenance personnel in all activities.
  • Model Glanbia values, policies and procedures. 
  • Coordinate facility and utility outages and upgrades.
  • Develop solutions to plant related problems utilizing Glanbia’s GPS tools.
  • Conduct audits to ensure employees are performing tasks according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Develop, train and coach Maintanenace Technicians in mechanical, electrical and other related trades. 
  • Demonstrate professionalism in verbal and written communication and in behavior. 
  • Maintain records, files, instruction manuals, and necessary parts and supplies for all plant equipment.
  • Responsible for work order disbursement and completion.
  • Responsible for creating, modifying, deleting, (managing) work orders in the inventory management system SAP.
  • Use “Root Cause Analysis” tools to move towards and maintain a zero breakdown environment.

Additional Functions

  • Promote safety
  • On call facility support
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Requires an Associates Degree in a technical or related field and a minimum of two years experience or equivalent experience in a maintenance related field. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and technical manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: Twin Falls