Assistant Plant Engineer/Maintenance Manager

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Job Description

Position Summary:


Assistant Plant Engineer/Maintenance Manager will be responsible for supervising all positions within the Maintenance Department and will work collectively with the Chief Engineer to review, coordinate and implement plans to maximize the bakery performance while achieving a safe and efficient workplace.


Key Activities:


  • Troubleshoot and repair Packaging, Conveyors, Ovens, Fryers, Boilers, Refrigeration and related Bakery Machinery.
  • Supervise/Perform repairs to hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, PLC, bakery machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to set-up all general machines and supporting equipment as assigned. Equipment includes, but is not limited to, wrapping machines, natural gas fired furnaces, gas fryers, dough mixers, batching and scaling systems, boilers, freezers and Conveyor systems etc.
  • Supervise/Perform routine set-up and maintenance work as required.
  • Maintain Preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Validate that Preventative maintenance functions have been completed timely and correctly. Coach/train hourly mechanics on proper PM responsibilities.
  • Accountable for correctly reporting and recording data as required.
  • Do other job related routine tasks as required including training.
  • Supervise/Perform general facility maintenance tasks.
  • Assist in the on-the-job training assignments.
  • Work from Blue Prints and/or mechanical drawings.
  • Work safely and maintain sanitary work environment.
  • Communicate to the Chief Engineer/Plant Manager any down-time information.
  • Ensure all equipment is operational and OSHA compliant.
  • Leads troubleshooting activities related to equipment failures, reliability, throughput, quality problems or environmental exceedances.
  • Coaches and counsels employees on job performance and teamwork.
  • Reviews hourly employee work logs/sheets and verifies tasks performed.


Required Qualification:


  • 2-5+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing manufacturing machinery, preferably industrial bakery machines.
  • 2-5 year supervising plant maintenance technicians.
  • Experience working safely with Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical, Conveyors, Refrigeration, Boilers  and Electronics.
  • PLC Experience and trouble shooting.
  • Planning/Scheduling.
  • Predictive  and preventative maintenance experience.
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).

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Posted: Jun 16, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering Maintenance Plant Engineer