Taylor Corporation Processing/Slaughter Floor Maintenance Supervisor in Windom, Minnesota

As the Processing Floor or Slaughter Floor Maintenance Supervisor at Prime Pork, you will support and execute plant specific maintenance strategies to achieve the plant’s key performance goals for overall maintenance performance. In this position, you will oversee the maintenance and repair of the facility and the operating equipment (mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, and plumbing) to assure continuous, safe, and efficient operations. You will inspect and audit operating machines and equipment for conformance with set maintenance and operational standards. You will review production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan/modify maintenance activities based on business needs and priorities. Effective communication with management/support staff and a continuous improvement mentality are a must for this position.

This is a posting for 2 open roles.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Follow all Personnel Safety and Food Safety policies/procedures, GMP’s and plant rules. Enforce safety rules and practices. Process Safety Management, SOP’s and regulatory related information.

  • Directly supervise and manage Maintenance employees; including select, train, and coach maintenance employees and evaluate performance against performance requirements, and initiates discipline process when necessary.

  • Assign employees to daily tasks of maintaining the facility and production equipment via work orders and follow-up as required.

  • Assures all production schedules are met and resolved, assigned employees to daily tasks of maintaining the facility/production work and preventative maintenance are completed in a timely manner. Check critical plant equipment daily.

  • Accountable for ensuring that all health and safety policies and regulations are enforced, by issuing disciplinary actions. Performs accident investigations.

  • Ensure the safe operation of plant equipment and machinery, the safe use of tools and the safety of others working in the immediate area.

  • Supervise the operation, repair and maintenance of all equipment involved with a meat processing facility, to include all ammonia equipment, compressed air, dehumidification equipment, steam, cooling systems, air and water filters, plumbing, heat exchangers, water treatment, heaters, level controls and water systems.

  • Perform troubleshooting and repair electrical systems, electrical controls, electric motors, pumps, gearboxes, blowers/fans.

  • Resolve equipment malfunctions by evaluating performance breakdowns, identifying the root cause, safely repairing the equipment, and taking actions to prevent recurring failures.

  • Manage the utilization and operation of the CMMS system to include MRO/Inventory functions.

  • Coordinate work with production to minimize outages. Must anticipate plant priorities as situations arise.

  • Make recommendations for capital improvements and changes to enhance production and maintainability of the facility and equipment. Maintain awareness of employee’s concerns.

  • Must be able to document all appropriate records and submittals to meet requirements set forth by OSHA, EPA, USDA and plant management.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Previous experience with computer systems including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows XP or newer.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory experience in a meat processing facility.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the following disciplines: ammonia refrigeration, electrical (up to 480V), mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, PLC controls, compressed air, compressed gases, welding and steam applications.

  • Experience working with machine drive equipment, meat grinding and processing equipment and/or screw augers and conveyor.

  • Experience in refrigeration, building/facility maintenance and an electrical control system.