Maintenance manager

Maintenance manager 

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. We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

About the Role

The Maintenance Manager will manage and control the maintenance function in the plant and be responsible for all equipment and technical issues. You work cross functionally with other departments in order to drive the factory Maintenance policy in its three dimensions, Preventive, Curative and Improvement.
You support Production to minimize line downtime, assist with process and operation, and improve overall operational efficiency (OEE). This position is also responsible for the development, implementation and commissioning of capital projects on the site that are below the threshold to be managed by Engineering

You manage the Factory energies to ensure 100% energy supply service to production at the best possible cost and with the minimum CO2 footprint. The responsibility also contains building and monitoring the yearly factory maintenance and energy budget and to develop functional and managerial skills of team members and set up their individual development plan. Additionally, the position will be the plant expert for technical regulatory procedures and requirements at local, state or federal levels.

Main Responsibilities

  • Continuously manages a safe working environment, accurately documents safety related training, and effectively communicates safety incidents
  • Responsible for building world-class mechanical and preventative maintenance teams that will keep production equipment in excellent condition, keep lines running high efficiencies and maintain proper stock of parts.
  • Align department strategy with site goals/priorities and KPI’s
  • Partners closely with Production to provide support/partnership on technical aspects of operations,
    e. AM, PM, etc.
  • Ensure full alignment on project implementation, as well as Utilities and Automation initiatives
  • Accountable for overall Maintenance budget including assist and oversees department budget
  • Hires, trains, coaches, and reviews performance of employees together with HR
  • Builds knowledge of product quality and food safety procedures. Acts as a contributing member of the site Food Safety Team and have full understanding of the site HACCP plan.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

About You

We are looking for you who are confident in your leadership and have the drive to achieve good results together with your team. You see the whole picture and understand how you can transform needs into concrete goals and activities and follow them up to see that we achieve the desired effect. You are unpretentious, flexible and have a high sense of responsibility and integrity. We see that you need to be self-reliant, accurate, structured and have the ability to work independently as well as in teams, sometimes under time constraints. Furthermore, you understand the importance of listening to the stakeholders, collaborate with your co-workers, engage your team and take action when needed.

Requirements

  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related fields
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5 Years’ experience in the field or similar manufacturing environment
    • 5 Years’ experience managing people/projects
    • Swedish and English in speech
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in TPM/WCM
    • High level of technical troubleshooting ability in all equipment areas including automation
    • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM) a plus

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.

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.

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.

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