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Maintenance Supervisor

Butterball, LLC Jonesboro Full-Time
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Job Summary:

This position is responsible for directing the maintenance team to achieve specified goals and objectives. Manage and maintain operator and utility equipment for a meat processing facility.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment

  • Leads the Maintenance Team in the day-to-day operations to include safety, production, costs, quality, team building and other areas as required to meet facility goals

  • Assures standard operational procedures are followed to meet established equipment standards.

  • Helps develop and meet plant safety goals.

  • Assures production schedules are met with respect to equipment maintenance and repairs.

  • Tracks outside contractor activities and communicates to plant.

  • Uses the computerized maintenance management system to document, analyze, and manage the equipment management process.

  • Identified employee development needs and coordinates appropriate training programs to ensure that maintenance personnel attain and retain the skills and technical information necessary to maintain the production and support equipment for long term optimal performance.

  • Identified equipment performance bottlenecks and/or maintenance cost issues and initiates improvement efforts.

  • Identifies and recommends spare parts stocking levels.

  • Maintains all shops, boiler rooms, engine rooms and work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.

  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interpret general business periodicals, Journals, Technical Procedures, and Governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.Knowledge of Basic Algebra.

  • Other duties as required.

  • Directly overseas the day to day operation of waste treatment systems.

  • Assure Food Safety processes are followed and all legal requirements are met

Education & Experience: 

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Engineering or Technical equivalent from four-year college or university preferred; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Directly overseas the day to day operation of NH3 system.
  • Manage S&P and WWT Budgets to goals.
  • Participates in Safety Audits and Meetings

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law.


Skills required

Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Safety Assurance
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Headquartered in Garner, N.C., Butterball is the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S. – producing more than 1 billion pounds of turkey each year. For 60 years, the company has provided foodservice and retail products to customers and consumers around the world. As an industry leader in quality, food safety and animal well-being, the company employs numerous processes to ensure the health of flocks and implements recognized prevention measures to exceed food safety standards. Butterball products are currently distributed throughout the U.S. and in more than 45 countries. Butterball operates seven processing plants located in North Carolina, Arkansas, Illinois and Missouri.

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