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Sr. Maintenance Reliability Manager

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Tulare
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Join Land O---Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We---re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another---not Wall Street. We---re proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression Sr. Maintenance Reliability ManagerThe Sr. Maintenance Reliability Manager is primary responsible for and has a proven track record in developing, implementing, and driving strategies that will improve overall condition of the facility through managing maintenance practices and processes to increase and sustain plant and processing equipment up-time, operational state, and plant utilities functions including ammonia and refrigeration, as well as HVAC, steam, boiler, water infrastructure and systems. This position ensures the plant follows and maintains the equipment Corporate CMMS reliability program for all plant production equipment and systems, Corporate PSM Program requirements and ensures compliance with all Federal, State and Local ammonia refrigeration requirements.Provide overall leadership and direction to the reliability function. This position is responsible to the Plant Manager for the safe, effective and efficient use of all manpower, materials, parts and other resources under their control as well as providing capacity, asset reliability and best life cycle cost to the operation.Responsible for defining, implementing, and managing the systems, maintenance organization structure, and processes necessary to achieve and sustain the reliability mission. Through their efforts, a proactive culture which fosters open communication and trust that values reliability, efficiency and effective life cycle asset management is achieved.RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Fosters a culture that does not tolerate equipment failures and seeks to understand and eliminate the causes using techniques such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA).
    • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with Maintenance Leadership, Planners, Storeroom personnel, Engineers, Operators, and Mechanics.
    • Develop and foster a communication network that promotes interaction between mechanics, operators, Team Leaders, and managers.
    • Create a proactive work environment that involves mechanics in the planning, coordinating, and execution of work.
    • Develops and controls the maintenance budget that provides for optimized spending to achieve the agreed upon capacity and asset reliability.
    • Ensures standard reliability and maintenance work processes are followed. Implements and tracks maintenance KPIs.
    • Analyzes operational data and equipment performance history to deliver improvements in critical maintenance related metrics / KPIs.
    • Develops and leads the reliability process to continuously improve equipment up-time and reduce related maintenance cost.
    • Develops and executes maintenance strategies to achieve plant availability of 90%+.
    • Implements and details Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP) on plant equipment.--
    • Manages reliability-related communications and best practice sharing.--
    • Manages the reliability workforce, develops succession plans, skills assessments and training.--
    • Manages the parts warehouse to maintain critical spares, minimize necessary inventory and automate materials requisition functions.
    • Periodically benchmarks current performance with internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement. Enforces Management of Change processes.
    • Ensures the reliability strategy is properly executed. Implements organizational structure, systems, tools and technologies that promote a proactive approach to maintenance.
    • Ensures effective use and integration of standard corporate work order planning, scheduling and materials kits.
    • Develops, recommends and implements strategies for improving the reliability of the manufacturing processes.
    • Quality and Food Safety -- Ensure maintenance of machinery and construction of equipment to meet quality and food safety standards on open product zone areas.
    • Develop and maintain plant preventative maintenance program.
    • Document corrective action on preventive maintenance performed.
    • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of Land O--- Lakes, Inc. Quality Systems to assure compliance with quality and food safety requirements.
    • Facilitates best practice environmental, health and safety programs. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
      • Maintenance and or Engineering Management in a large-scale food processing, manufacturing, or equivalent operation.
      • CMMS / Reliability program development and / or OEE program development and management.
      • Management of ammonia refrigeration systems, process hazard analysis, process safety management.
      • Accountability for Controls and/or Instrumentation teams.
      • Demonstrated people leadership experience and skills.
      • Expertise with high speed and high-volume dairy foods manufacturing processes and packaging related to cheese, butter, milk or related products desirable.
      • Food/Dairy/Chemical Manufacturing Processing leadership requiring the use of a PSM regulated ammonia refrigeration system with technical knowledge of refrigeration and maintenance systems, equipment installation/startups and plant utility equipment.
      • Solid project management, manufacturing processes, utilities, facilities construction.
      • Labor Relations and union experience highly desired.
      • Working knowledge of FDA and OSHA regulations, GMPs, Sanitation, and HACCP REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:
        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or related discipline highly preferred with a minimum of 7 years reliability and/or maintenance experience and 3 plus years in a leadership role required.-- Also consider, High School Diploma with 15 plus year of reliability, maintenance and leadership experience.---- Note:-- This role will require off shift hours, weekends and holidays as needed. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy. Neither Land O---Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.---- Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, Tulare , Sr. Maintenance Reliability Manager, Professions , Tulare, California

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