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Job Description

The Maintenance Manager position is a hands on, working role. He/she will ensure the inspection of different equipment for proper functioning and perform any basic repairs or preventative maintenance when required per manufacturer's specifications. Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and makes repairs or adjustments as needed. To do well in this role you should have previous experience in maintenance, have good time management skills, actively seek out and address issues, be highly skilled with various hand and power tools, and be able to read blueprints and repair manuals. Must be able to delegate responsibilities as well as actively solve issues as they occur when human capital is scarce.

Maintenance Manager Responsibilities:

  • Conducting routine inspections of premises and production equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance
  • Repairing machines, equipment, or structures as necessary
  • Diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Complete minor repairs to refrigeration system
  • Comply with GMP, safety, and audit standards
  • Supervise other maintenance technicians

Maintenance Manager Requirements:

  • Proven maintenance experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Related degree from a technical college
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches
  • Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts
  • Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary
  • Experience performing routine maintenance
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Professional presentation and attitude
  • Ability to maintain focus while working individually
  • Strong time management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of warehouse operations (Cold storage operations a plus).
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule forms.
  • Good interpersonal skills having the ability to work with all types of people.
  • Ability to read blueprints

Physical Demands of the Job

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, lift, walk, push, pull operate and test machinery.
  • The employee may be required to use a computer, telephone, fax/scanner/copier and other office tools.
  • Have ability to lift to 60 pounds at times.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject the following work environment:
  • The employee may be subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • The employee is required to work in both an office environment, a food manufacturing environment, and a cold storage warehouse environment.
  • The employee could be subject to extreme cold: temperatures typically between 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit in most areas and 0 to -10 degrees Fahrenheit in the freezers.
  • The employee may be subject to hazards in the facility including moving pallets; material and/or equipment handling.



  • Black Seal (preferred)
  • HVAC (preferred)
  • Mechanical: 5 years (Required)
  • Electrical: 5 years (Required)
  • Boiler: Black Seal license (or ability to achieve)
  • Be highly skilled with various hand and power tools, and be able to read blueprints and repair manuals

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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