Nestle Nutrition Maintenance Team Advisor in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Gerber Products Company dba Nestl Infant Nutrition is seeking a Maintenance Team Advisor at our Eau Claire, WI facility.
The Maintenance Team Advisor has the responsibility to provide decision-making to Maintenance mechanics through Nestle Maintenance Foundations using TPM as core basis of functioning and support for the safe, sanitary and profitable operation of the manufacturing facility. This includes the responsibility to ensure adequate team coverage and product integrity with accepted and approved GMP manufacturing and documentation principles.
Multi-skilled individual with primary responsibility for facilitating (and performing) root cause analysis of technical issues affecting line efficiencies and driving action plans against key technical downtime causes. In a proactive manner, lead the maintenance teams in execution of both planned and reactive maintenance work, including leading the coordination and execution of technical PM s and daily preventative maintenance. Must work with Engineers and Maintenance Planners to ensure optimal PM content and execution intervals for production equipment. Must be able to lead skilled tradesmen and participate in maintenance activities in a hands-on fashion.
Provides leadership, development, and support to team members under the guidance of the Nestle Management and Leadership Principles.
Review and complete daily Maintenance Foundation Documents; SAP/AMM and SAM (Stoppage Analysis Module) Records.
Supervise the daily activities and projects of maintenance personnel.
Evaluate training needs to ensure that mechanics are properly equipped to perform their jobs.
Review and document team member's daily timecards, attendance records and provide input for team member performance evaluations
Ensure compliance with preventative and predictive maintenance, on time completion and also regular reviews & updating PM Task while working with Planners for optimized PM s
Daily and weekly alignment with Production and maintenance planners for PM Planning and scheduling cycles
Provide inputs for development of annual budgets for maintenance and engineering and ensure compliance with it.
Write, review and revise departmental SOP s (Standard Operating Procedures) related to Engineering and Maintenance
Develop and participate in production efficiency improvements utilizing problem solving tools
Participates in Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) tasks such as Shift Hand Over (SHO) meetings, Daily Operational Review (DOR) meetings, Go-Se-Think-Do (GSTD) problem solving, Breakdown Analysis (BDA), Engineering DMAIC s and White Belt Projects. Reviews key performance indicators for daily performance.
Participate as a core member of TPM-PM Pillar and NCE Teams; owning Systems and Tools
Responsible for Spares parts availability & review on weekly, monthly and annual basis with Slow Moving inventory process
Prepare for and facilitate team meetings when required. Provide daily/weekend support.
Work closely with all Maintenance, Engineering, Safety, Production, Quality and all support functional groups.
Vendors & Contractor Coordination:
Work with and supervise outside contractors and field service technicians.
Write work orders, coordinate P.O. s and estimates.
Communication and coordination with Vendors for spares and after sale support for maintenance
Emergency Response Team:
Participate and supervise the factory s Emergency Response Team during shift. Actively participate in safety and loss control initiatives.
Safety and Environmental:
Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets
Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately
Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.
Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)
Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets
Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices; report food safety and quality issues immediately.
Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.
Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.
Throughout all of these responsibilities, maintains a focus on continuous improvement.
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
Required: Associate Degree (preference in electromechanical or related engineering field) with 3-5 years of maintenance experience, food industry preferred
Preferred: Bachelor s degree in Engineering or related field with 1-2 years of maintenance supervisory role
Required: Experience in a maintenance environment.
Preferred: - Supervisory experience in a union environment.
- Experience with automation systems for process controls preferred;
Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC s are standard on site
Experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
Ability to work flexible hours
Above average communication skills (written and oral)
Demonstrated ability to lead others
Fluent in coaching others
Ability to prioritize
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; SAP-AMM experience is preferred
Knowledge of OSHA regulations
Working knowledge of PLCs
PLC maintenance, repair, troubleshooting skills, and Allen Bradley systems knowledge are a plus
Good mechanical knowledge
Good electrical knowledge
Good hands-on skills
Basic Knowledge of Aseptic Process Theory a plus
Basic Computer Skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, etc. Able to work with computers (navigating systems, recording information, using them to find information) to perform the job
Strong mechanical and electrical skills, especially electrical systems up to 480V
Reliable, motivated, dedicated, and committed.
Must demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset.
Good communication skills with operators, other mechanics and resources
Ability to analyze data and make decisions/recommendations based on analysis.
Ability and willingness to operate and support a positive Nestle culture and follow established values
Proactive individual that takes responsibility for their equipment, line, coworkers and the continuous improvement of the operation
Detail oriented individual who accurately records information
Able to work in a team environment where honest communication, a positive attitude, engagement, and personal accountability is expected
Has positive conflict management skills
Able to work off-shifts, weekends & extended shifts (i.e. 10 hrs./12 hrs.)
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Accountable for personal development & improvement
Ability to work in a fast paced environment & handle multiple tasks
The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
Category: Engineering, Nestle Nutrition