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Maintenance Manager


Post Date: 06/14/2017 Job ID: 7684 Discipline: Maintenance Industry: Beverage

Join this regional beverage company as Maintenance Manager and maintain a great running facility serving the Southeast USA!

About the Role:

-          Manage maintenance planning and budget including oversight for all maintenance events, troubleshooting equipment issues, operating an inventory controlled storeroom, obtaining outside contractor support for plant needs, and serving as a resource for maintenance employees in a 3-shift beverage production and packaging / bottling / canning operation with 220 total employees and about 25 in maintenance.

-          Ensure that planned maintenance activities are effectively executed in a cost efficient manner by use of the plant's CMMS program.

-          Manage the plant electrical, control and programming applications ensuring updated documentation.

-          Support for new system development, installation, engineering, and start-up.

-          Engineering technical support for process and packaging development and optimization is also required.

-          Participate and support food safety and plant safety teams.


-          Small community, located near a college town in South Carolina

-          An hour and a half from Charlotte

-          An hour and 45 minutes from Myrtle Beach

Benefits and Features:

-          $90-95k base salary

-          $10 bonus target

-          Will assist with relocation

-          Full benefits including: medical plan, dental

-          Life insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability and AD&D paid by employer

-          401k Safe Harbor plan with $1/$1 match on first 3% and $0.50/$1 match on next 2% contributions

-          Profit Sharing 3% added into 401k

-          PTO - holiday and vacation time paid

-          1 weeks additional pay as Christmas bonus after year 3 and doubled after year 6!

Background Profile we're seeking:

-          3 to 5+ years maintenance manager experience within a food or beverage company

-          Mechanical experience maintaining production equipment

-          Experience using CMMS [computerized maintenance management system]

-          Knowledge of preventive/predictive maintenance principles and concepts

-          PLC experience (AB Contrologix, Siemans, BNR)

-          Knowledge in use of ACAD

-          Hydraulic and Pneumatic experience a plus

-          Industrial Electrical Wiring experience ideal

Laurie Hyllberg
Vice President, Executive Recruiting at Kinsa Group

Laurie guides Kinsa’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management and Marketing she adds 17 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Food Service Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as a Board Member of Wisconsin Association of Personnel services, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with small, mid-size and large food and beverage processors growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!

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