• Technical Manager

    Job Location US-PA-Waterford
    ID
    2018-4298
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Manufacturing
    Type
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    The Technical Manager oversees facility maintenance, engineering, and environmental initiatives within the manufacturing plant in a continuous improvement-based environment, and maintains a safe work environment. Responsible for training, supervising, and mentoring department personnel including the, Facilities Leader Process Engineers, Maintenance Team Leaders, and Maintenance Planners  

    Responsibilities

    Plans, directs, and coordinates facility maintenance operations

    • Uses metrics/data to evaluate and improve maintenance, plant leadership procedures, and technical processes
    • Ensures and monitors maintenance efficiency
    • Inspects work equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
    • Plans and establishes work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet performance standards
    • Uses standard work processes to ensure repeatable performance
    • Monitors maintenance and leadership goals and levels to make sure they are consistent with performance standards
    • Collaborates with other managers and supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
    • Oversees the review of invoices, work orders, consumption reports, or demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments

    Maintains a safe work environment

    • Plans, develops, and implements warehouse safety and security programs and activities
    • Prepares or directs preparation of safety manuals
    • Ensures that behaviors, practices, and the work environment support a safe workplace by enforcing safety and sanitation rules and principles

    Leads and develops team members

    • Leads the team through an emphasis on both process and people
    • Communicates effectively with employees through both oral and written means
    • Directs employees involved in the maintenance process and plant leadership positions
    • Interviews and selects maintenance and managerial personnel
    • Coaches team members on a daily basis in the principles of effective maintenance processes and effective leadership
    • Conducts employee training to improve employees’ expertise and knowledge in equipment operations, work safety procedures, leadership skills, and teamwork, or assigns employee training to experienced workers
    • Provides feedback to employees on individual performance standards in a timely and efficient manner

    Qualifications

    Education and Work Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree- preferably, engineering (mechanical, electrical)
    • 3+ years of experience in a production, plant, or warehouse technical operations management or supervision role, preferably in the food processing industry

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of advanced principles in plant operations
    • Knowledge of basic and advanced methods of training and coaching individuals and groups
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Decision-making skills
    • Time management skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the INPUT
    • Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
    • Ability to manage team members in executing complex programs
    • Ability to work a variable schedule
    • Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities

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