Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor

New Century, KS

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.


About you!

As Maintenance Supervisor, you will manage and control the maintenance function in the plant and be responsible for all associated technical issues.

You will provide supervision of the maintenance area including all labor issues, equipment breakdown repair, preventative maintenance and associated systems, management and control of all maintenance costs, management of parts, stockroom organization and inventory control, implementation and maintenance of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). The objective is to act as a support function to production to minimize line downtime, assist with process and operation, and improve operational efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory or leadership role required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment; food manufacturing ideal but not required. 
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications and CMMS systems required. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Can operate on days, off-shifts and weekends as factory requirements demand.
  • Must be lawfully able to work in the United States. Our firm is currently unable to sponsor candidates. 


About the Role!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Maintenance function and ensure that maintenance assignments are carried out in an efficient and safe manner. Troubleshoot plant and equipment. Supervise maintenance staff directly.
  • Set up, maintain and be responsible for PM systems, inspection routines, inventory control, job scheduling, staff training, identification of plant improvement plans including efficiency and yield.
  • Control Maintenance expenditure in a cost-effective way according to the site budget for plant repairs, resources, direct labor, overtime and contractors.
  • Organize and control spare parts inventory.
  • Organize and plan maintenance work assignments appropriately and at the appropriate time.
  • Champion World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and Safety objectives. Strive for zero incidents and ensure a people centered safety culture exits within the department.
  • Can operate on days, off-shifts and weekends as factory requirements demand.


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You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!