Agropur inc Maintenance Supervisor in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Agropur is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor.Position Summary:The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning and organizing the work of the maintenance staff in order to achieve efficient operation of the facility and all equipmentEssential Duties:* Responsible for facility maintenance and preventive maintenance of all equipment.* Plans and assigns specific work to maintenance mechanics and support personnel for all shifts .* Prioritizes and schedules necessary maintenance equipment and activities based on PM schedule and / or production need.* Ensures food safety quality is maintained throughout maintenance activities .* Monitors and measures work to staff to ensure quality and pursue continuous improvement .* Ensures that building renovations occur within budgeted level sand conform to company specifications.* Handles all equipment and chemicals safely at all times. Promotes safe work practices with al l employees.* Responsible for employee relations , including work direction of employees , hiring , training , performance reviews, administering policies and procedures, disciplinary action , and compensation recommendations .* Plans, schedules , and directs external contractors in maintenance of company buildings and grounds as needed .* Works with management and other departments to implement equipment changes , staffing adjustments and maintenance support needs.* Communicates effectively with employees, production , quality , management and other team members .* Responsible for department budget and cost reduction activities .* All other duties as assigned .Qualifications:* High school diploma or GED required* Technical degree preferred or minimum of IO years ' food production maintenance experience .* Minimum 5 years ' facility / maintenance experience in food processing production required .* Previous supervisory experience required .* Possess strong verbal and written English communication skills .* Must have good computer skills .* Must be able to work and communicate effectively with team members .* Must be clean-shaven as this position requires a person to wear a respirator mask and participate on the HazMat team.* Must be forklift certified and have a working knowledge of forklift repair.AA/EEO Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Orientation/Gender Identity