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As Maintenance and Reliability Manager, you will lead the maintenance and reliability team to enable the plant's successful delivery of products. You will make recommendations to simplify and streamline day to day work processes. You will also solve complex problems and approach them with a new perspective.
As a leader and people manager, the Ardent Mills Values of trust, serving, simplicity, and safety will guide your decisions. You will listen, learn, and serve your team members. You will enable your team to deliver superior business results by constantly learning, reinventing, and challenging yourself to do better. You will inspire people to achieve things they never thought possible. To succeed, you must be able to:
Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day
Serve others with understanding, respect, and care
Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency
Deal with and drive change
Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines
Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.
Manage maintenance team, setting vision, strategy, and goals for team
Manage contractors and other technical service technicians
Manage repairs, maintain, and install machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations
Eliminate all causes of failure and ensure full useful life of equipment
Develop and manage the maintenance budget and long-term capital projects and corresponding budgets
Manage inspection of operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards
Review production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities
Manage accuracy and maintenance of MRO inventory
Maintain and prioritize planned maintenance schedule in conjunction with other departments
Establish criteria for assessing the quality and safety of work performed by team members and contractors
Manage the completion of work through review of reliability reports, site inspections and conferences with operations and vendors
Investigate the condition of buildings, equipment and grounds, and recommend improvements to ensure that needs are met
Evaluate maintenance department personnel skills to help develop training programs
Manage work order backlog
Maintain compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements, quality specifications, safety standards, and sanitation practices
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with 5-8 years or High School diploma/GED with 9-12 years of relevant experience, including 2-3 years of supervisory experience
Subject matter expert in maintenance process, activities, and maintenance management systems
Demonstrated experience in managing capital projects
Demonstrated experience in developing and executing budgets
Demonstrated experience of applicable Predictive and Preventative Maintenance technologies
Understanding of operating context of site assets / process systems
Demonstrated experience of maintenance safety practices
Demonstrated experience of Programmable Logic Controllers
Demonstrated experience with electrical troubleshooting
Demonstrated experience of and experience with Computer Maintenance Management System
Experience with capital expenditures and projects
Good to Have:
Knowledge of food safety requirements and HACCP
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (With or without reasonable accommodation):
Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)
Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include:
Heat/cold temperatures (inclement weather)
Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes
Elevated places, to include stairs/ladders
Ability to perform work at a computer and other administrative/managerial tasks
Ability to travel up to 5%
Willing to work weekends, holidays, 7-day weeks, and opposing shifts, when needed
Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a pre-employment background check and/or drug test
Must be authorized to work in the Unites states without sponsorship now and in the future
At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.
Location:Commerce City CO
Address:4545 East 64th Avenue, Commerce City CO, 80022
Additional Locations (if applicable):
Employment Type:Full time
Additional Information:COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION:We provide market-driven base pay, based on skills, abilities, and level of experiences. Our salary ranges are broad, and individual salary will be market competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of skills and level of experience. The starting range for this position is $80,487.39 - $107,350.07, with additional earning potential possible commensurate with experience. Additionally, we believe that our team members are the reason for our success and all team members are incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and individual results achieved. While the specific bonus plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions, the targeted bonus plan and targeted percentage amount for this role is Bonus - OIP, 5% Annual.BENEFITS:At Ardent Mills we offer a wide range of benefits to our team members and their eligible family members. Some of our great benefit programs you may be eligible for include: • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage• Health and Dependent Savings Accounts • Life and Disability Programs • Voluntary Benefit Programs • Company Sponsored Wellness Programs • Retirement Savings with Company Match • Team Member and Family Assistance Program (EAP) • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays • Employee Recognition Program with Rewards (RAVE).
“I love that Ardent Mills invests resources and time into me and provides me with tools to keep the Colton warehouse running smoothly.”Alicia Luarks - Production Manager
While the experience of applying for a job at Ardent Mills may vary from mill to mill and from role to role, it almost always involves following the same basic process outlined below:
Our talent acquisition team will review your resume to check you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for. Everyone who applies for a job at Ardent Mills receives a response from us, so we will email you to let you know the outcome whether you have been successful or not.
A member of our talent acquisition team may speak to you on the phone to find out more about you and determine whether you are potentially a good fit for the role.
If the hiring team thinks you could be the person they are looking for, you are likely to be invited to an interview.
As the successful applicant, you will be made a verbal offer followed by a written one. Once you have accepted our offer, you will need to go through a background check and potential other pre-employment contingencies, which can take up to 10 business days.