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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: West Haven, CT, US, 06516

Company: Glanbia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Maintenance Supervisor

 

Location:                           West Haven, CT

 

 

 

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers on 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.

 

Job Summary

Organize schedule and assign all work to be done on production equipment, including daily, monthly, semiannual 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 Maintenance Mechanics, identify and implement process optimization projects in the safest and environmentally friendly manner possible.

Essential Functions

  • Directs workers engaged in maintaining and repairing equipment including but not limited to such items as: motors, pumps, conveyors, fillers, case formers, case loaders, sealers, coders, palletizers and other packing and processing equipment
  • Maintain and service plant equipment and facilities.
  • Create, improve, manage, and expand preventative maintenance programs for plant equipment and facilities.
  • Model Glanbia values, policies and procedures. 
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Develop solutions to plant related problems.
  • Conduct audits to ensure employees are performing tasks according to standards operating procedures (SOP).
  • Provide performance coaching to the Maintenance Mechanics. 
  • 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
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health  Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance

 

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing maintenance related field preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, maintenance management systems.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Strong SAP knowledge preferred.

 

 

 

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee and the work environment characteristics are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physical Requirements

 

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

Disclaimer

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

 

 

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and 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 will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford