Perdue Farms, Inc.

Maintenance Superintendent

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Description/Job Summary

 The Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for plant maintenance effectiveness and efficiency for the entire facility. Will provide direction, training, coaching, directing to Team Leaders and indirectly to hourly Maintenance associates. Responsible for achieving company established goals on maintenance activities. Must provide a safe and secure working environment for all associates utilizing company-approved processes. Promotes a positive working relationship with the production and support staff to make the company the employer of choice.

Coordinate activities of skilled trade workers engaged in maintaining and repairing equipment, structures, utility systems, buildings and grounds.  Ensure that USDA, QA and plant management standards on quality, food safety, production, safety, ergonomics, human resources and related plant and department objectives are met.

Responsibilities/Duties

  1.  Establishes, measures, and is accountable for operating and capital budgets for the assigned area in a manner to enable the operation to maintain a competitive position in the industry. 
  2. Meets all facility maintenance plans, to insure all equipment is maintained and functioning for the facility to meet all the necessary operational goals
  3. Ensures processes are in place to continuously reduce turnover, improve safety results as measured by the Safety Scorecard, and create the environment that will make the facility the Employer of Choice in the area.
  4. Ensures processes are in place to continually provide training to improve supervisory skills of staff, and improve the skill set of the hourly maintenance associates to maximize the results of individual and team efforts.
  5. Constantly develops new ideas and methods to improve maintenance performance and improve equipment operations and reliability.
  6. Supports and promote the company’s annual People, Products, Profitability and Planet goals through effective planning, communicating, emphasizing the requirement for all team members to be efficient and effective in their respective responsibilities.

Required Skills

  1. Ability to read and write English.
  2. Excellent mathematical and analytical ability.
  3. Must have good computer skills.
  4. Working knowledge of refrigeration, PLC’s, electrical systems.
  5. Proficient in Pipe fitting, plumbing, welding hydraulics, pneumatics and automatic equipment (setup, repair)

Required Qualifications

  1. 10 to 12 years of progressive maintenance experience in an industrial maintenance setting. 
  2. Excellent mathematical and analytical ability.
  3. Must have good computer skills.
  4. Working knowledge of refrigeration, PLC’s, electrical systems.
  5. Proficient in Pipe fitting, plumbing, welding hydraulics, pneumatics and automatic equipment (setup, repair)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. BS in Engineering or Related Field, Industrial Maintenance Experience in a Turkey or Poultry Production Facility

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.