3rd Shift /Maintenance Supervisor - Danville, VA - Military veterans preferred

Nestle USA


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Maintenance Supervisor2nd shift / 1:30pm to 10:30pm with a weekend rotation every 6 weeks to cover weekends.Maintenance Supervisor On June 30th 2020, Nestlé USA sold the rights to the Buitoni brand in the refrigerated pasta, sauce and cheese category to Brynwood Partners, a private equity firm specializing in consumer products.  As result of the transaction, Buitoni Food Company was formed.  This position is independent of Nestle USA or any of its’ related affiliates.  Started in 1984, Brynwood Partners has acquired over 50 iconic brands from a preeminent group of consumer products companies.  Current brands under ownership include the following:  Juicy Juice, Sunny D, Veryfine, Hugs, Daily’s, Pillsbury, Martha White, White Lilly, Hungry Jack and Arrowhead Mills.   Brynwood Partners seeks out niche market opportunities and partners with management to identify strategic initiatives, drive sales growth and operational improvements to create long-term value.  The Brynwood Partners’ organization offers tremendous growth potential in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. (Media Announcement).Position summary:As the Maintenance Supervisor you will be responsible for all maintenance functions necessary to ensure efficient plant operations: manufacturing, processing, packaging and associated utilities. Maintenance Supervisor also provides mentorship and skill development to the Maintenance and Operations teams in: loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management to sustain a proactive - planned maintenance program. Other responsibilities include training, mentoring and assessing mechanics on maintenance & engineering related elements of Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) using TPM as the multi-disciplined approach to establish “Continuous Improvement and Zero Loss” culture, in addition to supervision and regulatory compliance of the environmental program. Primary responsibilities:You will guide the factory to reduce technical stoppages in equipment or areas of common occurrence (priority given to areas of highest incidence or impact). Ensure the detailed review all line, processes, and utilities that are essential to the business and those where failure can have an unacceptable impact on safety, personnel safety, food safety, environment, or compliance with the law.Monitor plant/equipment trends to ensure highest possible operation and reduction of planned/unplanned downtime.Propose and monitor key performance indicators in accordance with the Best Maintenance Practices.Facilitate the evolution/refinement of maintenance activities to minimize planned and unplanned downtime (PM’s, changeovers, etc.).Maintain processing and packaging equipment and systems, decreasing unplanned downtime and growing reliability and availability.You will implement of all repairs/modifications resulting from Gap assessments, plant audits, and notifications are executed on time and offer a high quality workmanship.Own the job planning, and validate all material and services planning for accuracy and efficiency.Lead the documentation for equipment history, damage code and root cause analysis are completed accurately.You will develop and lead a network of Factory SME’s (subject matter experts). Train and guide them in the implementation and leadership of the NCE Reliability program in their factories.Evaluate the performance of team members and provide periodic feedback to ensure development.You will share other maintenance-related standard methodologies across all Nestlé factories, via the corporate engineering website, leadership/training guides, etc.Collaborate with corporate engineers, suppliers, contractors, and plant partners to ensure customer needs are met.Encourage close partnership between all functions (Engineering, Productions, Quality Management, etc.).Conduct regular inspections of plant to seek out potential problems and to solicit operator feedback.Consolidate and analyze the factory M&R budgets, drive valuable and sustainable improvements with the assistance of Group Engineering Specialists and Engineering Managers.Run the technical stores, scheduled Work Orders, labor hour allocation and the equipment Bill of Material (BOM).Support and back-fill the rollout and sustainability of TPM-PM Pillar across all Nestlé USA and Canada factories.Assures compliance with government regulatory agencies.Other duties as assigned.  Experience:Minimum 2 years of direct maintenance supervisory experience, 3+ years of hands on maintenance/mechanical experience. Knowledge of utilities and high speed production/packaging equipment preferred.Knowledge, skills and abilities:Strong technical and leadership skills: Ability to lead, motivate and develop others; able to prioritize, coordinate, and direct users, teams and multiple tasks.Proficient of computer programs such as Microsoft Office.Knowledge and understanding of the cost drivers of maintenance in manufacturing operations.Good working knowledge of CMMS systems (SAP, Maximo) with the ability to mine and analyze data for trends/reports.Preferred Experience:Knowledge of TPM / PM Pillar Tools including:Breakdown AnalysisReliability Center Maintenance PracticesPM Optimization and Predictive Maintenance Technologies including (infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, etc…)#LI-MS1