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Posted September 3rd

Maintenance Reliability Leader, Processing - MTC

Mount Crawford, Virginia

Employer

Danone North America

Industry

Production and Manufacturing

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Posted September 3rd

Maintenance Reliability Leader, Processing - MTC

Mount Crawford, Virginia

Function

Supply Chain/Logistics

Experience

Other

Type

Other

At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people's lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic . And as the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.
With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

Danone North America is looking for aMaintenance Reliability Leader, Processing - MTC in Mount Crawford.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Maintenance Leader supports a Business Unit with multiple lines, value stream teams, or technology groups. The Maintenance Leader is directly responsible for planned maintenance pillar activities and leadership of mechanics supporting their team on a 24/7 basis. They should display servant leadership abilities that help empower mechanics and line team associates to higher performance levels and greater morale. This role requires 60% to 80% floor leadership time. Maintenance Leaders are responsible for daily tactical execution of Daily Direction Setting priorities, coordination of mechanics, execution and follow up of planed work. In addition, the Maintenance Leader is responsible for developing planned maintenance strategies that support safety, people engagement, quality, cost, reliability and continuous improvement initiatives. This position may be fixed on day shift or support off shifts; independent of shift schedule, this position is responsible to coach and develop leads / teams on every shift within their area/lines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure the safety of our people and our products always
  • Attend and Support all line meetings as part of the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) process
  • Work with Production Leaders and OpEx Leaders in the development and execution of Plan for the Day and loss elimination activities.
  • Communicate metrics for maintenance and reliability activities. Owns and drives improvement around planned and unplanned downtime, # breakdowns, MTBF & MTTR metrics for their lines.
  • Owns Breakdown Elimination, Defect Handling, & Planning and Scheduling. Coaches teams through effective execution of these processes and builds capability and ownership of these systems down to the team level over time.
  • Meet with each shift daily to review work completed and provide direction and follow up
  • Maintain Maintenance schedules for owned lines and ensure adequate coverage in a consistent and equitable way that is consistent with the contract and state regulations
  • Create daily assignments for mechanics on each shift the support planned maintenance and loss elimination initiatives. Focuses on engaging mechanics in proactive work that will improve line predictability/stability.
  • Provides resourcing and support to line owned autonomous maintenance activities
  • Follow up on safety, quality and major losses with root cause analysis
  • Support off shift critical work and emergency repairs where required
  • Identify gaps and roadblocks to successful execution of line maintenance plans and develop plans to close gaps
  • Monitor metrics, develop plans, and propose solutions for improvement
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process, support cost goals, and identify productivity opportunities
  • Support Planned Maintenance Pillar, System and Tools implementation
  • Support Systems and Equipment Ownership capability development
  • Lead and Support Early Equipment Management Activities, including possible startup leadership for projects within their area
  • Will be a member and valued contributor to one of Danone Operational Excellence Pillars

  • Own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.

  • General Maintenance:

    • Reviews work orders to determine work priorities. Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations
    • Coordinates activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products
    • Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations
    • Monitors and helps to modify preventive maintenance program in conjunction with the plant maintenance manager and maintenance staff
    • Reviews with Maintenance Manager production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities
    • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational and regulatory standards
    • Work with Plant Engineer to develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials
    • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations
    • Work with Maintenance Manager on training and indoctrination of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures
    • Confers with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment


Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from 4 - year college or University preferred, preferably in Engineering
  • 5 - 10 years related experience and/or training ; or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Understand TPM and continuous improvement methods
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures
  • Computer literacy in programming and ladder logic
  • Knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and federal health and safety regulations
  • Have the skills to communicate effectively in a technical manner with other White Wave Associates and White Wave Contacts. This may include Outside Vendors, Suppliers, Contractors, and Customers. The format may be either written in the form of a report or verbal during discussion.
  • Have the skills to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations that Maintenance encounters
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must be able to interpret an extensive variety of technical data in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables to arrive at a reasonable solution
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand


Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • Occasionally required to lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors accurately


Mental Demands:
  • Must understand vague and implicit instructions, and react favorably in all work situations.
  • Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
  • Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner.
  • Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans.

  • Must understand people and be able to communicate effectively with them.


Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices inWhite Plains, NYandBroomfield, CO.For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com .

Danone North Americais an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

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Location
Mount Crawford, Virginia