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Maintenance Manager

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Job Description:

Position at Carl Buddig & Company
Carl Buddig & Company is currently hiring for an experienced Maintenance Manager to lead our talented/dedicated maintenance team and oversee maintenance operations at our facility located in Montgomery, IL.
As the Maintenance Manager, you will direct all maintenance department functions/activities to safeguard plant operational reliability and optimization throughout the facility to ensure our employees are producing a safe quality food (SQF) product in accordance with USDA guidelines. Responsible for the effective development and deployment of maintenance personnel and systems to maintain/improve plant equipment, processes, systems, etc. with an emphasis on pro-active maintenance.


Maintain and upkeep the company’s equipment and facilities.
Install and repair the company’s mechanical systems as well as the upkeep of property.
Develop and implement procedures/policies for effective property maintenance.
Hiring and directing the activities of technical and non-technical maintenance employees.
Oversee the delegation of tasks to maintenance personnel to ensure smooth business operations.
Contracting and supervision of temporary or third-party personnel to ensure duties are effectively performed.
Design and implement preventative maintenance programs which reduce the risk of equipment failure and maximize productivity.
Research to identify new and advanced equipment that will serve as better alternatives for the replacement or upgrade of worn-out machines.
Carry out regular inspection of building facilities to ensure they are operational and efficient.
Delegate needed repairs to a building’s electrical/heating system.
Oversee the management of maintenance budget, expenses, and equipment depreciation.
Ensure compliance with set fire /safety procedures and policies.
Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary to ensure availability of required technological resources.
Keep accurate record of maintenance logs and provide reports to management on daily operations.
Ensure facility premises are maintained in a clean and orderly manner.
Conduct regular health and safety risk assessments to identify building/equipment hazard.
Ensure that all maintenance/testing operations are in accordance with acceptable standards.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in the following:
Facility Management
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Related Studies in technical/ management discipline
Minimum 5+ years management experience is required.
Knowledgeable about OSHA and USDA regulation, health, safety, environmental regulations, lean manufacturing, process optimization, and cost management.
Highly organized/ proficient individual with strong leadership, supervisory, and follow though skills.
Extensive practical working knowledge of most mechanical/ electrical equipment, and systems.
Established ability to lead a multi-craft maintenance team within an industrious organization.
Prior facility systems maintenance with most, but not limited to the following – Ammonia Systems, Boiler Systems, Fire Systems, Compressed Air, Electrical Distribution, etc.
Proven experience in building maintenance teams through training multi-craft technicians to take direction, evaluate, and be held accountable.
Willingly able to work a minimum of 9-10 hours daily, 5-6 days a week, starting at 5-6am and open to 24/7 on call as needed. Hours may vary as required.
Able to physically have an on-floor presence with the team for a minimum of 5-6 hours a day.
Shown experience in leading capital projects for facility and equipment systems.
Ability to interface with engineers and/ or contractors as needed.
Experience in supporting QA teams for audits - SQF preferred.
Experience in development of preventative/ predictive maintenance programs for CMMS, while working directly with planner/ scheduler.
Experience in development, budgeting, tracking, and reporting all financials relating to the maintenance department.
Oversee maintenance inventory, parts, and materials while working closely MRO purchasers.
Create and implement action items for a clear plan to resolve outstanding issues and minimize equipment/ facility failures.
Communicate well with others to effectively address all concerns and inquiries.


Safety is a main focus at our company and serious attention is placed on the safety and security of our employees.

Medical Insurance – Blue Cross/Blue Shield Illinois – PPO, HMO, HDHP (With Vision)
Telehealth – MDLIVE
Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Livongo – Diabetes & Hypertension Management Program
Hearing Aid program
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance (Short Term & Long Term)
Accident Insurance
Wellness Events

401K Plan – with Company Match and Profit Sharing
Discretionary Performance Bonus
Financial Planning Assistance

Employee discounts on Buddig, OW & CBQ Products
Holiday Celebrations & Employee Appreciation Events
Celebrations for Employee Milestones & Retirements
Discount Programs Offered
Company Philanthropic Events (example: breast cancer walk, employer matched monthly donations to various charities)

Vacation & Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Bereavement Leave
Jury Duty Leave

Tuition Assistance
On-the-Job Training & Stretch Opportunities

Maternity & Parenting Leave
Military Leave
Family Medical Leave
Unpaid Extended Personal Leave

Company Information

Carl Buddig & Company is the parent company of great-tasting Buddig lunchmeat, Old Wisconsin hardwood-smoked sausage brand snack products and pre-cooked ribs and barbecue entrees under the Kingsford brand. Family owned and operated since 1943, we have been feeding family traditions for over 75 years with the very best in taste, variety, and convenience. For Carl Buddig & Company, family is at the heart of everything we do, and our idea of family also extends to the two thousand-plus people we employ.

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