Maintenance Manager I

Date: Feb 4, 2024

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 493839 

Job Description

 

It’s exciting times at IFF. Join us as a Maintenance Manager in Memphis, TN!

The IFF Memphis Proteins Solution facility advances global nutrition through food ingredients innovation.  We are a preferred partner in the development and delivery of nutritional and functional solutions for our global customers. Our solutions deliver a unique combination of functional, nutritional, and economic benefits to our customers in the protein snacks, infant formula, ready-to-eat drinks, and sports nutrition markets.
Located in West Tennessee, the Memphis facility is near cultural icons (Graceland, Sun Studio, National Civil Rights Museum, etc.), entertainment (Beale Street, Memphis in May, World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest, etc.
 
Responsibilities include:
 

  • Provide technical expertise to analyze and resolve recurring issues limiting plant performance or affecting plant repair costs.
  • Support plant-wide Process Safety Management (PSM) and Hardhat safety efforts.
  • Improve Maintenance efficiencies and develop best practices.
  • Perform job duties that follow food safety and quality guidelines including but not limited to HACCP, GMPs, QA Policies, etc.
  • Managing maintenance functions for a large Manufacturing site and a highly complex facility.
  • Develops a positive high-energy energy accountable team to bring state-of-the-art solutions to a growing business.
  • Areas included are building utility systems, equipment, and building and grounds maintenance. 
  • Budget Responsibility for the Maintenance Department.
  • Ensures that maintenance department objectives are met including project, cost, quality, and safety factors.
  • Daily management of maintenance department (PM & predictive maintenance program, Work Order system, equipment/system repairs, upgrades, daily planning/communication, safety performance.
  • Maintain the condition of facilities to protect assets and in compliance with corporate and division standards.
  • Direct maintenance team and provide skilled, motivated personnel for effective repairs & capital/alteration projects.    

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science, engineering (ChE, ME, IE, or EE), or related field preferred with 12 years of manufacturing experience  (at least 4 years of supervisory/leadership experience).
  • 7+ years of experience as a Maintenance Manager in an industrial environment (a Bachelor’s Degree in Mech, ChE, or EE Engineering or a related field could be substituted for years of relevant experience).
  • An understanding of mechanical reliability and maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of: 
  •        Maintenance procedures.
  •        Electrical distribution systems.
  •        MRIS programs.
  •        Safe work practices.
  •        Electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.
  •        Preventative/Predictive Maintenance.
  •        Facilities Maintenance.
  • Experience in Utilities, Boilers, High-Speed Rotating Equipment, Pumps, Air, Refrigeration – preferred.
  • Experience working with PSM.
  • Effective communication with all levels of the organization including technicians, engineers, contractors, and management.  
  • Able to plan prioritize and implement multiple concurrent projects. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and build both technical and soft skills in the work group.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.  
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Willing and able to climb, stand, and walk regularly while performing the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to build teams and drive operational efficiencies. 
  • Team player with the ability to gain consensus through collaboration and open dialogue.
     

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex, or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more… 

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis