Utilities Team Lead

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: St Johns, MI, US, 48879

Company: Glanbia

Utilities Supervisor 


Glanbia – MWC

Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey.

The Opportunity 

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Utilities Supervisor to join our team. This role is integral to our operations, scheduling and assigning all work to be done on utilities equipment, including daily, monthly, semiannual and annual rebuilds. In this role you will work closely with the production management and maintenance personnel to ensure that the facility is up to the required standards, coach and develop the Utilities Technicians, identify and implement process optimization projects in the safest and environmentally friendly manner possible. This role reports to the Maintenance Manager and duties include but are not limited to the following;

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize and assign all work on utilities equipment, including daily, monthly, semiannual, and annual rebuilds.
  • Maintain the plant’s utilities equipment and facilities. Create, improve, manage, and expand preventative maintenance programs for steam, air, water, refrigeration, HVAC, WWTP & exterior grounds.
  • Ensure compliance with Process Safety Management requirements and OSHA controls & safety devices requirements.
  • Supervise and direct utilities personnel with all duties.
  • Develop solutions to plant-related problems and implement process optimization projects.
  • Conduct audits to ensure employees are performing tasks according to standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Provide performance coaching to the Utilities Technicians.
  • Maintain records, files, instruction manuals, and necessary parts and supplies for all plant utility equipment.
  • Responsible for work order disbursement and completion in the inventory management system SAP.


  • Associate’s Degree in maintenance or related field; or a minimum of four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Currently possess a boilers/ammonia operator certificate or the willingness and ability to obtain within one year.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Ensure after-hours response in the event of plant outage and emergencies.
  • Mechanical Skills: A strong foundation in mechanical skills is required.
  • Electrical Skills: A good understanding of electrical systems is necessary.
  • HVAC Knowledge: Familiarity with HVAC systems would be beneficial.
  • Positive Attitude: A positive mindset is crucial for this role. Eager to Learn: We appreciate those who have a thirst for knowledge and are always looking to improve.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!

Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in St. Johns, MI. and is fully onsite.     


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.

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