Maintenance Manager for Slaughter Poultry Facility

Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Work Location: Moselle, MS 39459

Job Description:

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1992, Southern Hens is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the processing and distribution of fresh, frozen and canned RTE poultry products. Southern Hens operates three plants at its’ headquarters in Moselle, MS and employees 900 team members. Southern Hens has a long history of targeted growth and training and promoting team members to achieve corporate and personal professional goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Oversees all maintenance activities related to the plant to which they have been assigned.
  • Supervises assigned mechanics to perform below mentioned activities.
  • Trains and oversees mechanics to ensure that proper techniques are being utilized when repair or preventive maintenance activities are being performed.
  • Coordinates with Maintenance Planning in implementing Preventive Maintenance schedules and instructions to maximize uptime.
  • In conjunction with Maintenance Planning, performs analysis of equipment downtime to further develop and recommends Predictive Maintenance activities.
  • Coordinates all planned downtime activities with production to maximize equipment availability.
  • Resolves maintenance problems and recommends measures to improve operations or machine performance.
  • Ensures and maintains the safe and proper operation of plant equipment and machinery.
  • Takes corrective action, as necessary, to ensure machinery operates safely, efficiently, and economically, as possible.
  • Makes adjustments and repairs to equipment to maintain production and ensure service life of said equipment.
  • Helps to keep work area clean on a routine basis.
  • Performs other functions as directed by the General Manager, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, write with legible handwriting.
  • Basic math skills
  • Capable of working with others with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A degree in agriculture or related field, preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to speak, hear, see, walk, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and stand.
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 – 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in cold to hot temperatures.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Hand to eye co-ordination.
  • Ability to work safely.

Qualifications:

  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, write with legible handwriting.
  • Basic math skills
  • Capable of working with others with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

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