Engineering Supervisor (Maintenance Supervisor) PMs and Weekends
Company: Hostess Brands
Posted on: December 6, 2018
Hostess Brands is a leading packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States. The brand's history dates back to 1919, when the Hostess CupCake was introduced to the public, followed by Twinkies® in 1930. Today, Hostess produces a variety of new and classic treats including Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies® and CupCakes.Please see this link to research our company:http://www.hostessbrands.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=254431&p=irol-irhome Job Overview: Hostess Brands, LLC, is seeking an Engineering Supervisor / Maintenance Supervisor in our Columbus, GA bakery. The Engineering Supervisor / Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supervising and training maintenance personnel in the upkeep of existing equipment and the installation of new equipment. He/she will also plan and direct engineering and maintenance activities for a work shift. The supervisor will focus on meeting standards for quality, productivity, downtime and bakery product that is malformed/not uniform to standards. The ideal candidate will have a at least four years of maintenance experience in a food-manufacturing environment. Those that have two years or more of group leader or supervisory experience are highly preferred but not required.This position will be responsible to work PMs and weekends. The ideal candidate will have much flexibility due to the needs of the business.Key Functions and Accountabilities: Supervise and lead a shift of mechanics to meet planned objectives and respond effectively to emergencies.Communicate status of shift to following shift and others who require the information.Identify equipment and facility deficiencies and ensure the initiation of corrective action.Assess mechanics technical and troubleshooting skills. Provide training and counseling as needed to assist mechanics in meeting performance standards.Instruct production personnel in the proper operation and care of equipment.Ensure preventive maintenance program is performed in accordance with company standards.Promote safety through work procedures and employee safety programs. Ensure equipment is maintained in safe operating condition. Ensure compliance with the corporate accident prevention program.Comply with all collective bargaining agreements to foster positive employee relations.Maintain current and complete records of all activities.Coordinate and implement company policies and procedures in all areas.Perform other duties relating to the efficient operation of the bakery as assigned. Required Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. BS Degree highly desired.Four or more years of maintenance experience in a food-manufacturing environmentPreferred Qualifications:Associates or Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering Technology or a related area of study is preferredTwo or more years of related supervisory/group leader experience in a food-manufacturing environment highly preferred.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Understanding of commercial bakeries and bakery equipment.Understands the functionality of ingredients with time and temperature in the baking process.Understands the unique equipment in a bakery production plant, along with operation of that equipment relative to the baking process. Ability to trouble shooting equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and product quality.Empowerment, Collaboration, Motivation, and Enthusiasm - effectively leads, coaches, trains, and motivates people to follow established standards.Effectively monitor performance of direct reports and provide feedback to improve performance.Oral and Written Communication Skills.Successfully coaches, trains, and follows up with people to ensure production goals are met. Personal Computer Skills - Familiar with MS Excel and WordWorking Conditions: Manufacturing Environment We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, and encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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