Elite Staffing Inc.
Maintenance Manager Bilingual Preferred
At a glance
Location: US-IL-Schaumburg Map
Posted: 01/21/2022
Closing: 02/20/2022
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 5 year(s)
Elite Staffing Inc.
Job description

Maintenance Manager Bilingual Preferred

Electrical Maintenance Manager Spanish/Bilingual Preferred

Position Summary: 

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the safe maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment and systems to ensure maximum equipment run time.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction to maintenance staff while promoting compliance with Company objectives.

  • Tracks, analyzes and improves key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance costs, and PM compliance.

  • Ensures that all mandatory maintenance programs are followed throughout the Company.

  • Maintains a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.

  • Constantly reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems to minimize unplanned downtime, solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Performs upgrades and/or changes to equipment if necessary.

  • Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.

  • Assists with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions.

  • Completes all necessary paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Ensures city, state and federal regulations relating to the maintenance department are met at all times.

  • Participates in all internal and external audits.

  • Manages the department function and processes. 

  • Manages department for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and contributions in attaining objectives.

  • Oversees the work activities and professional training and development of 5 direct reports and 50 indirect reports.

  • Works with Management to attain goals, carry out strategies, plans, and policies to increase profitability and success of the Company.

  • Enhances, implements and enforces policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation. 

  • Assists in developing and carrying out department’s goals, objectives, and systems. 

  • Assists in creating department’s policies and procedures.

  • Assists in creating the department’s budget and works within established parameters. 

  • Conducts interviews, appraisal performances, on boarding, and disciplinary meetings including terminations.

  • Approves payroll and amends Source Time errors for hourly employees. 

  • Fills out appropriate paperwork, i.e. hiring, termination, replacement, performance evaluations, accident reports, vacation requests, and counseling forms.

  • Monitors employee’s adherence to company rules and policies and takes necessary corrective action if needed.

  • Is responsible for reviewing and maintaining crewing levels and optimizing to meet or surpass NPF cost targets.

  • Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes.

  • Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement. 

  • Participates in sensory training and evaluation to help ensure the highest quality of our products.

  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).

  • Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.

  • Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.

  • Up to 10 % travel required.

  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested. 


Education, Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Operations Management or other related fields.

  • Ten (10) years Maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years Management experience.

  • Previous experience in a food facility preferred.

  • Possess in-depth knowledge in repairs and maintenance of processing equipment and systems within a food manufacturing facility.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedures manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, schematics and equipment manuals.

  • Ability to establish trust and credibility with employees. 

  • Ability to influence and promote change on all levels of the organization.

  • Sound technical skills, logical ability, and strong problem analysis and resolutions skills with a strong operational focus. 

  • A decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective and is well versed in systems. 

  • Knowledge, understanding, and positioning of market trends that impact the food business.

  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.  

  • Ability to demonstrate discretion and business ethics.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data. 

  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures.  

  • Ability to gather and analyze all types of data, identify the appropriate relationships between the different data anticipate business directions and make fact based decisions.

  • Prioritize and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously with aggressive deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.  

  • A good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor. 

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant and corporate environments.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.

  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment. 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.



Benefits include:
• Retirement Gift
• Paid Time Off (PTO)- After 60 days of employment- see table below
• Paid Holidays
• Worker’s Compensation Insurance
• Bereavement Time
• Jury Duty Time
• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance- initiates the first of the month following 60 day of employment
• Benefits Continuation (COBRA)
• Life Insurance- initiates the first of the month following 60 days of employment
• Short Term Disability- initiates the first of the month following 60 days of employment
• Long Term Disability- initiates the first of the month following 60 days of employment
• 401(k) Savings and Retirement-available the 1st of the month following 6 months of employment and 500 worked hours . Plan-match is $.50c per every $1 up to $2000 annually.
• Flexible Spending Account- initiates the first of the month following 60 days of employment
• Fitness Reimbursement
• Tuition Reimbursement- After 6 months of employment
• Credit Union- Immediately


Schaumburg, IL 60173

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Maintenance Manager Bilingual Preferred