May 14, 2019

Maintenance Superintendent- Distribution Center

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Are you an ambitious, multi-tasker who can solve problems in a fast-paced environment that loves BACON? Then you should join us in growing one of America’s top 25 consumer packaged goods companies, Smithfield Foods!


The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.


The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for overall leadership and direction of all corrective, preventative and predictive mechanical, instrumentation and control maintenance for the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the facility. Leads a team of maintenance supervisors and a maintenance planner in the installation, maintenance and repair of facility tools, machines and equipment.




<ul><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #333333; font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Responsible for daily leadership and organization of the maintenance team by managing the preventative/predictive/corrective maintenance system

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years’ relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master's Degree, preferred.
  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
  • Management experience in the meat industry preferred. PE or PMP certification a plus.
  • Prior experience with USDA regulations, anhydrous ammonia refrigeration systems, OSHA, HACCP, and GMP are required.
  • Hazmat certification a plus.
  • Bilingual Spanish is desirable.
  • Software skills: Prior experience using computerized maintenance software, Microsoft office applications required. SAP experience is preferred.
  • Technical Skills: Expertise in leading others in the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of systems and equipment.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and set performance expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, including verbal and written communication skills. Strong sense of urgency. Exhibits strong judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Occasional overnight travel to other company facilities, or travel for training/meetings.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

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