Maintenance Manager in Pecatonica, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Pecatonica

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Manager

Job Description:

  • Oversee the preventative and predictive repair programs driven from manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Establish pre-set inspection, service check-lists, work orders and repair schedules.
  • Ensure that repairs are carried out in a cost efficient and timely manner, maximizing production capabilities and meeting all health and safety requirements.
  • Ensure the maintenance team maintains accurate, up to date service records and technical logs for each major piece of equipment.
  • Create and maintain contracts for all equipment and machine repairs not performed in house.
  • Participate as an active and contributing member of the Health and Safety Committee.
  • Provide floor level support to detect, evaluate, or resolve any malfunction or issue with production equipment as needed.
  • Manage and directs contractors as appropriate.
  • Proactively improve technical processes and standards as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the electrical systems and resources (internal and external) to support production and infrastructure equipment.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Identify, lead, implement, and execute against the facility Maintenance & Reliability Continuous Improvement Plan.
  • Lead Kaizen events on new or existing equipment or lines to improve performance and achieve plant deliverables.
  • Lead technical skill development of maintenance resources as it applies to support production and utility equipment.  Ensure skills keep pace with the addition of new lines, equipment, and technology.
  • Maintain facility/production line conditions in order to meet established GMPs/HAACP, and Food Safety Regulations. Establish and maintain departmental SOPs to meet this goal. Ensure processes meet or exceed government requirements under FDA, OSHA, GMP, EPA, etc.
  • Manages Maintenance Department spending, including both department and capital project budgets.  Track department budget accounts for electricity, water, sewer, all R&M equipment, machinery supplies, outside services and maintenance labor.
  • Collaborate with all plant functional managers to ensure production needs and changes can be met in addition to identifying root cause and corrective action for areas of responsibility. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Strong knowledge of electronics, controls, hydraulics, mechanical and electrical components found in food manufacturing machinery as well as proper safety standards for food production equipment. 
  • Strong PLC programming
  • Knowledge of PIMS (Parts Inventory Management System)
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with installation and technical repairs of manufacturing and packaging equipment. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills. 
  • Experience in creating, executing, and monitoring manufacturing technical standards and procedures.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to lead individually, in small groups, or lead Kaizen events to identify root cause and corrective actions to improve equipment and line reliability. 
  • Ability to identify, create, lead, and train others in Continuous Improvement processes and tools as it relates to Reliability and Maintenance.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Not Ready To Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Join Our Talent Network