Plant Maintenance Superintendent
Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Tar Heel
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Your OpportunityResponsible for managing a group of Maintenance
Supervisors in support of building and equipment maintenance and
repair. Determines strategies to reduce mechanical downtime and
keep product flow and production lines running at maximum
efficiency. Responsible for the development and implementation of
maintenance systems associated with High Performing Manufacturing
Organizations (Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, TPM, etc.).
Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are
eligible for great benefits packages:
Competitive Starting Pay
15% Annual Bonus Earning Potential
Earn up to 10% additional pay weekly for 2nd and 3rd shift
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
*Program eligibilities apply Looking to move? We will help! Ask
about our Relocation Assistance package for Skilled Trades roles!
Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Lump Sum payments
Agents to help you sell/ buy
Lease Termination Assistance
Moving of goods and vehicles
In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional
development, and tuition assistance. Salary Range $85,500 -
$127,050 Core Responsibilities Maintenance Systems Management
Responsible for the management of maintenance systems associated
with high performing manufacturing organizations (Root Cause
Analysis, Reliability-Centered Maintenance, TPM, etc.) while
focusing on maximum plant capacity, while minimizing cost.Assigns
proper scheduling of work to maximize task completion with minimal
plant disruption, reduction in unscheduled downtime while lowering
costs and creating higher plant efficiency.
Maintenance Staff and Safety
Manages the maintenance staff through delegation, policy and
procedure administration, assignment of work responsibilities,
planning, organizing, directing and follow-up of the work
assignment.Promotes plant safety performance through
administration, enforcement of company and plant policy and
procedure and training consistent with the objectives of Smithfield
and in compliance with Federal and State agencies.
Accountable for providing short and medium term solutions and
day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with
troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.Ensures
the smooth daily operation of the plant with minimal repetitive
Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
Assists the Plant Engineer in developing and managing an effective
Preventive and Predictive Maintenance program using SAP PM
Module.Extracts and analyzes program data to ensure a constant
state of continuous improvement.
Key Performance Indicators
Maintains compliance with Key Performance Indicators for tracking
and reporting the performance of the maintenance function (supplier
performance, equipment reliability, overall equipment
In the absence of key personnel the employee's supervisor or
qualified designee (one that has been trained in the key employee's
duties) is responsible to complete or delegate the completion of
all required tasks and responsibilities. The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to
be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills
required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as
assigned. QualificationsTo 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 .
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or
university and 5 years' relevant experience; or equivalent
combination of education and experience, required.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a position of leadership to
include team development and management, required.
Possesses advanced technical skills in the mechanical / electrical
fields (e.g. PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.)
and is able to lead resource planning efforts in a large
Thorough knowledge of world-class maintenance management systems,
work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM,
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
High level of organizational planning, teamwork, analytical
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of and the Internet. Well
versed in the use of SAP.
Strong interpersonal and technical skills required; presentation
May be required to work long hours and weekends.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics and physical
demands described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions
(non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related),
working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne
particles, and chemicals.
Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be
loud when in the production area.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance
vision and ability to adjust focus.
Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel;
reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk
Supervisory Responsibilities Provides leadership and guidance to
employees in the Maintenance Department. Carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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