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Maintenance Director


woodridge, illinois

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Dynamic Maintenance Director Role at Global Food Manufacturing Powerhouse

About Us:

Join our leading food manufacturing empire, spanning 78 locations worldwide, as we seek a visionary Maintenance Director to step into a role opened by internal promotion. Dive into a world where excellence is the norm, and your career growth is propelled by our commitment to talent development and outstanding performance. Embrace the opportunity to relocate with our full, comprehensive relocation assistance package.

Your Mission:

  • Lead and inspire a North American team of about 10 maintenance and reliability wizards. Your toolkit? Strategic hiring, talent cultivation, and stellar performance management.
  • Craft and execute a forward-looking strategy that syncs perfectly with our overarching goals, especially within Maintenance, Reliability Engineering, and broader Engineering endeavors.
  • Champion our global Maintenance Excellence Program, setting ambitious objectives and ensuring they're met with unwavering dedication and innovative thinking.
  • Be a guiding star, offering mentorship, sharing industry wisdom, and steering technological breakthroughs in equipment health, analytics, and maintenance methodologies.
  • Take the reins of national policies, procedures, and practices concerning Maintenance, Utilities, and Facilities, alongside championing our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Provide international leadership for the Maintenance Excellence Program, aiming for unparalleled standards in Maintenance and Reliability.
  • Revolutionize our approach with cutting-edge analytical tools and standardized reporting methods across our network.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • A BS/BA degree is a must, with a strong preference for Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Operations Management backgrounds. A Master's or MBA? Even better.
  • A rich history of 10-15+ years in maintenance management within the manufacturing sector, ideally within consumer products, foods, snacks, high-speed packaging, or similar domains.
  • Experience in process/project engineering, especially with automation and robotics within capital projects, will set you apart.
  • An in-depth understanding of maintenance systems, including work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, and inventory/scheduling software.
  • Proven experience as a strategic maintenance leader across multiple sites, showcasing your ability to communicate effectively, plan meticulously, and prioritize strategically.


Ready to Make Your Mark?

If you're driven by the challenge of maintaining excellence in a fast-paced, global setting, and ready to lead with innovation and integrity, we're excited to welcome you. Your journey with us will be filled with growth, impact, and the chance to contribute to a legacy of manufacturing excellence. Join us, and let's reach new heights together.

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