PAT M. DIFURIA & ASSOCIATES
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Location: Lodi, CA area

Salary: D.O.E.

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: Five years of related production or maintenance experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Refrigeration license

E.P.A. license

Math Ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret graphs and diagrams.

Reports to CEO

Job Summary:  The Facilities Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective maintenance of the facility and equipment. This includes effectively managing an engineering department and related maintenance programs so that downtime is held to a minimum and efficient flow of safe, quality product is assured.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

Maintains facility and equipment in a safe and operational state of readiness at all times in order to fulfill daily production requirements and ensure product food safety and quality is not compromised.

Operates engineering department within established budgetary and policy guidelines.

Contributes to the production of a consistently safe, quality product through maintaining and updating facility engineering practices on a regular basis.

Maintains comprehensive and complete engineering records including preventative maintenance schedules, machine history, purchase orders, equipment manuals, and capital expenditure requests.

Coordinates necessary maintenance staff to support scheduled production and non-production hours through proper planning, scheduling, and supervision.

Calculates and reviews employee time cards and schedules on a weekly basis.

Coordinates a standardized preventative maintenance program to include lubrication inspections and engineering sanitation schedules to minimize production downtime and ensures checks are documented.

Comprehensive operating knowledge of hydrolic and pneumatic systems.

Working knowledge/understanding of industrial humidification systems.

Creates and maintains a program for Preventative Maintenance (PM) and project completion.

Performs inspections on completed PM and corrective work orders.

Creates and maintains monthly project update reports for capitals and special projects.

Maintains engineering department’s shop and equipment required to perform necessary repairs and preventative maintenance for the entire facility.

Ensures that an adequate supply of spare parts is available in-house at all times through proper planning, purchasing, and inventory control techniques.

Communicates with vendor and OEM contacts regarding equipment repairs, updates, purchases, etc. to enhance and improve equipment efficiency.

Establishes, reviews, and modifies equipment procedures on a continual basis.

Facilitates open communication with each subordinate and department head to ensure equipment problems are addressed in a timely manner.

Participates in weekly management meetings and internal audits when scheduled. Ensures corrective and preventative action plans are implemented and effective when assigned.

Assists in the investigation and resolution of customer complaints by participating in information gathering, root cause analysis, and corrective action identification and implementation when required.

Compiles and presents plans to meet long and short-term improvement needs in a timely manner, including the preparation of capital expenditure requests.

Responsible for all outside agency compliance, mandates, inspections, and requirements including OSHA, HAZMAT, insurance, county, state, and federal agencies.

Responsible for the selection, training, and development necessary to maintain a knowledgeable, experienced, and productive maintenance/engineering staff.

Supports and participates in special projects as assigned.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and two-way communication with co-workers and other personnel throughout the Company.

Qualifications/skills/competencies: 

Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions.

Project Management - Completes projects on time and on budget.

Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.

Food Safety/Quality Management - Works closely with staff to achieve objectives.

Interpersonal - Focuses on solving the conflict, not blaming others; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new ideas.

Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Provides recognition for results.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.

Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Cost Consciousness - Works within the approved budget.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions; response to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Reasoning - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions.