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Poly America Maintenance Manager in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Up North Plastics is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to join our Maintenance department. Up North Plastics produces several lines of polyethylene products including high quality trash bags, construction and agricultural films.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred.

  • Ten years experience in a manufacturing / industrial environment required.

  • Three years in leading and directing a staff of maintenance personnel.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • The aptitude and desire necessary to be a good student of Up North Plastics processes and procedures.

Up North Plastics offers competitive compensation packages including Medical/Dental, paid vacations and holidays, and 401(K).

  • Manage a large maintenance staff in a facility operating 24 / 7.

  • Responsible for working with engineering and operations when planning equipment installation and alterations, propose upgrades to existing machinery when needed.

  • Supervise the planning of plant and equipment maintenance and repair. Ensure that all repairs and projects are done in a safe and timely manner.

  • Ability to instruct maintenance personnel in theory and practical applications.

  • Develop technical training and other maintenance practices to help eliminate downtime and improve employee morale.

  • Represent the maintenance department in staff meetings.

  • Identify and solve leading downtime contributors.

Requisition ID: 2020-1653

Street: 9480 Jamaica Ave S

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