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LAND O' LAKES, INC. Maintenance Manager, Purina Animal Nutrition - R-15462 in Montgomery City, Missouri

Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.Maintenance Manager, Purina Animal NutritionAs Maintenance Manager in our animal feed manufacturing facility, you will focus on improving maintenance processes, asset reliability and capital improvement projects. You will be responsible for leading 4 Maintenance Technicians and collaborating with production. You will report directly to the Plant ManagerYou will be a leader champion for maintenance as well as safety responsibilities for a 24 hr/5-day Feed Mill operation, weekends as needed. You will serve as the manager of the maintenance department and must be a hands-on leader that can be flexible in both meeting the needs of the plant mechanically, and in a managerial capacity. This position plans and manages the daily activities of the maintenance department and is responsible for the predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance of the processing equipment, buildings, and grounds.This individual will be responsible for implementing and executing plant sanitation procedures and tasks. Will serve as a safety supervisor who will lead safety planning, training, and tasks for the plant.Job Scope:Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and reliability of the plant manufacturing systems.Coordinate functions, assignments, and projects of shift staff. Supports maintenance team development.Create and maintain a safe working environment for all employees.Responsible for providing guidance on trouble shooting as well as determining methods of minimizing down time and maximizing asset utilization.Confirms root cause analysis and failure analysis is completed on critical plant equipment.Comprehensive knowledge of all equipment used, safety regulations, practices, and procedures applicable to work centers.Manages development and prioritization of facility capital plans and priorities while collaborating with plant manager and engineers.Ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies. Understanding of the OSHA, and EPA programs.Required to maintain accurate and organized documentation on programs and equipment.Able to work from elevated heights.Willing to assist technicians when needed.Required to possess own hand tools to use when needed.Strong technical aptitude and experience with different computer systems.Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others and work with employees at all levels of the organization.PLC knowledge, Electrical knowledge, strong Mechanical Aptitude, familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Ability to follow Continuous Improvement (CI) Processes/Lean Maintenance, ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.Understand maintenance planning and scheduling.Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.Ability to manage to a maintenance department operating budget.Project management planning and oversight experience.Experience-Education (Required): High school/GED degree.3 years supervisory experience with 5 years of industrial maintenance experience.Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, inventory and scheduling software, preferred.Competencies-Skills (Required): Computer Skills: Microsoft Office: (Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of E1 Catalyst, and Ariba highly desired. Excellent verbal/written communication skills.Skills in organization, prioritizing and attention to detail.Ability to select, coach, develop, engage and re