2nd and 3rd Shift Maintenance General Foreman
Position Purpose:Cargill has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance General Foreman in Fresno, CA.? The candidate will be responsible for leading a high performing maintenance team and ensuring a high level of equipment reliability through continuous improvement of processes and strategies. This position will provide leadership of maintenance supervisors, crafts persons and supplementary outside resources performing maintenance work. The candidate will be a leader in the maintenance management team and will be responsible for ensuring that all work is performed safely and effectively.
Principal Accountabilities:30%?Leadership ? Lead the team by providing ongoing coaching and team development. Facilitate relationships with other departments to ensure asset health and availability for production. Be present on the plant floor to lead problem-solving efforts and assist as necessary. Hold team members accountable with timely feedback and ensure proper recognition of top performers. Coach maintenance team in operations, troubleshooting, repair, preventative and predictive maintenance procedures, root cause failure analysis, personal safety, food safety and operational excellence. Review area training and crewing needs and ensure that employee training and development provides sufficient craft skills and knowledge.
40%?Work Management ? Ensure work management process is implemented and effective. Investigate opportunities in a timely fashion and implement corrective actions when needed. Provide effective communication to operations and maintenance management relating to equipment operation.? Ensure correct follow up is applied as needed? and equipment unscheduled downtime is reduced to a minimum by effective repairs.? Ensure normal and emergency coverage is provided in all areas. Identify and manage needed outside resources to assist in repairs.
15%?Food Safety and Personal Safety ? Maintain total awareness of and compliance to all Safety regulatory legislation and Cargill policy and procedures, including contractor safety programs. Ensure compliance with all food safety regulation as they relate to maintenance activities.
10%?Asset Health & Coordination ? Monitor asset health of critical assets.? Advise in collaboration with operations the necessary modifications and equipment repairs in their area.? Oversee emergency repairs and Investigate and analyze asset defects and failures to find and address the root cause to prevent re-occurrence.
5%?Perform other duties as assignedSkills:
Required Qualifications:??Bachelors Degree in engineering/related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.??3 years supervisory experience??Ability to read electrical schematics??Working knowledge of 480V/240V/120V systems??Experience in plant maintenance/engineering, including people experience??Demonstrated leadership skills of team building, conflict resolution, innovation and change within the work force. ??Ability to develop and manage good working relationships with internal departments, contractors, suppliers, inspectors and customers??Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.? Ability to speak candidly and provide constructive feedback??Competent verbal and written communication skills to complete proposals, presentations, policies, etc??Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Comfort learning new technologies.??Ability to make independent decisions??Ability to challenge and engage a team??Business fluency (verbal and written) in English??Ability to work in a variety of business environments including office (approx 20%) and plant floor (approx 80%) in both hot and cold settings. Significant amount of time spent standing, walking, bending, etc.??Computer/phone usage on regular basis??Travel occasionally (ie less than 10%)??Ability to work a variety of hours to cover multiple shifts. Occasional weekend work. Ability to be on call when and if needed.
Preferred Qualifications:??Strong background in mechanical, electrical, and/or refrigeration??Training and knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies??Working knowledge of Maximo or CMMS system ??Demonstrated knowledge of NEC and NFPA 70E requirements