Supervisor Plant Services

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This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, execution and proactively maintaining all duties in plant services.  This position is also responsible for managing plant services preventive maintenance, work order and parts inventory systems.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:


  • Direct, coordinate and schedule the activities of plant services personnel to proactively respond to plant production and maintenance needs.
  • Direct, coordinate and schedule activities necessary for managing plant services preventive maintenance, work order and parts inventory systems.
  • Manage plant services personnel staffing levels to current labor standards.
  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to plant services personnel to increase their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships.
  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and individual accountability. 
  • Apply disciplinary actions in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Actively promote plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements such as PSM, Clean Air Act etc.
  • Conduct necessary inspections of plant services equipment to identify and initiate corrective action for safety and environmental discrepancies, as well as physical and systems discrepancies.
  • Track, analyze and take corrective action to maintain uninterrupted plant service.
  • Plan, organize, implement and monitor the installation of assigned capital projects.
  • Facilitate training of plant services personnel and plant personnel in the operation, safety and maintenance of equipment, as required.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of plant services systems policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance resources for production related activities.
  • Keep management informed of the status of plant services issues impacting production and product deployment. 
  • Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as appropriate.  

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: This position provides direct leadership for plant services, equipment, process and personnel.



To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Passion towards driving continuous improvement in plant services systems.



  • Bachelor of Science preferred, but not required
  • R.E.T.A qualification, required
  • C.I.P.O, C.A.R.O, preferred



  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial ammonia refrigeration experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of management, leadership supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Demonstrated “hands on” management experience.
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies, preferred.
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of people.



  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Solid analytical skills using tools such as statistics, downtime tracking, mechanical history, project planning, etc. to identify opportunity areas.
  • Ability to use innovative approaches to resolve complex problems.
  • Strong computer skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on complex production processes.
  • Ability to analyze data and information, and to make effective and timely decisions.
  • Ability to work with others to identify opportunities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Solid problem solving, project management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Managing and budgeting, plan on budget spending and maintain waste elimination posture.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
  • Influence seniors, peers, and subordinates in correct application of Plant Services.



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