JBS USA MAINTENANCE LEAD - WEEKENDS in Cold Spring, Minnesota

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for performing physical and visual inspections of product and plant systems, documenting and calculating results accurately, taking corrective action when necessary (follow control plans, alert appropriate personnel to adjust process, identify, segregate and isolate non-conforming product) and reporting results to management. Duties are primarily performed in a production environment out on the plant floor. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Trains and motivates team members to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance levels.

  • Directs and monitors the maintenance of plant machinery and facilities. Makes recommendations and works with others to plan and implement improvements.

  • Promotes department and company goodwill through proactive team member communication. Supports and promotes company position on union free status by maintaining open communication and feedback to team members.

  • Schedules people, materials and equipment to most effectively and efficiently utilize departmental resources to achieve the mission of Pilgrims. Assists supervisor in determining work assignments and makes changes as necessary to accommodate staffing and production needs.

  • Insures proper installation of new equipment and oversees the preventative maintenance program

  • Offers feedback for team member performance evaluation to the supervisor

  • Maintains and leads shop cleanliness and 5S procedures

  • Assists in maintaining the production area for cleanliness in accordance with company SSOP standards

  • Recognizes safety hazards, performs safety audits and assists with accident investigation.

  • Monitors progress against department goals and covers in crew meetings

  • Assists in investigation of quality improvements, cost reduction, method improvement, yield control and equipment maintenance.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members• Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.• Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.• Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program• Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organizationKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • High School or GED required, 2-year college degree preferredDemonstrated ability to read, write and speak English

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations

  • Ability to pass a Prove It test

  • Working knowledge of supervisory management practices and principles.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions.

  • Working knowledge of processing operations and marked ability to analyze and respond to production problems.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a manner that maintains harmony with co-workers

  • Basic computer skills (e-mail, time and attendance, word and excel)

  • Knowledgeable in Lockout/Tagout and is aware of requirement for Lockout/Tagout safety as well as other company safety programs and policies.

  • Valid Pilgrims pallet jack license or ability to obtain a license within 30 days

  • Valid CRP, First Aid Certification and AED or ability to obtain certificate within 6 months

  • Considerable mechanical ability to analyze production machinery and their function and repair

  • Working knowledge of electrical systems

  • Ability to read and understand schematics

  • Ability to arc and gas weld

  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLED