Nestle Purina Maintenance Manager in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Maintenance Manager Job Description We're a "safety first" culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Over 100 years in existence, we've grown our passionate Purina Family as we've grown the breadth of our business. As a Maintenance Manager, you'll join our factory in Davenport, Iowa which is home to our largest manufacturing facility since 1927. Originally producing cereal, the factory became a pet food-only manufacturer in the late '90's and as the largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S., it carefully produces, packages and ships several varieties of our Dog Chow, Puppy Chow, Alpo, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONE, Cat Chow, Kitten Chow, Friskies and Kit N Kaboodle brands. As Davenport's Maintenance Manager, you'll be responsible for all maintenance operations at the plant; overseeing the storeroom, establishing budgets for repair costs, and developing/implementing technical solutions to improve efficiency of production equipment. You'll also foster a safe work environment, ensures all quality and environmental standards are met, and be responsible for the proper management of the day-to-day operational environmental issues. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Administer the maintenance function of plant facilities, including buildings, grounds, machinery, and equipment. Estimate, plan, submit, and supervise maintenance costs. Supervise maintenance procurements and technical stores. Coordinate and monitor activities of team leaders on daily maintenance goals. Develop work schedules. Develop short and long-term goals for staffing, expansion, and plant improvements. Supervise maintenance performance by outside contractors. Promote and encourage a safe work environment. Implement technical skill training programs and progression plans. Coordinate with the Production and Engineering Departments. Represent the Maintenance Department in meetings and presentations. Ensure effective preventative maintenance programs are in place. Perform all other duties as assigned. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum): Education: - Bachelor's degree Experience (Years/Type): - 3+ years of experience in project or plant engineering, maintenance, relevant military, or related experience - 3+ years in a leadership/management role #LI-MS To our veterans and separated service members-you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission-you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home. Job: Maintenance Manager Primary Location: Davenport, IA US Other Location: Career Area: Professional Nestle Purina PetCare Company VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals Equal Opportunity Employeriminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity