Sep 13, 2019

Plant Maintenance Supervisor

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Tar Heel, NC 28392, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich ®, Nathan's Famous ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Farmer John ®, Kretschmar ®, John Morrell ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, Curly's ®, Healthy Ones ®, Morliny ®, Krakus ® and Berlinki ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.

 

Directs maintenance crews in the installation, repair and preventive maintenance of equipment used throughout the plant, facilities, utilities and powerhouse equipment. Oversees maintenance of processes in order to reduce mechanical downtime and keep product flows and production lines running at maximum efficiency.

States

NC  

Salary

<ul><li><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Leads teams of Maintenance Mechanics & Electricians in predictive & preventative maintenance and machine repair. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">

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.

  • High School diploma or GED and 2+ years of maintenance or process/project engineering experience; required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and previous leadership experience, preferred.

  • Advanced technical skills in ammonia refrigeration, high pressure boiler, compressed air, mechanical and electrical fields (e.g. PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.) and is able to lead resource planning efforts in a large manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, inventory and scheduling software, preferred.

  • Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment and delegation), preferred.

  • Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Good planning and priority setting skills.

  • 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.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

  • May be required to work long hours and weekends.


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