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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor (Ontario, OR)

Company: J.R. Simplot
Location: Ontario
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.SummaryOversee and coordinate activities of all Electricians, PC Technicians, and Sorter Technicians. Works with and supports the Production Department by acting as liaison between Production and Maintenance. Works with the factory teams to actively manage PM's, Work orders, and various other maintenance activities.Key ResponsibilitiesThis position will assist with all controls related equipment activities to ensure maximum operational potential is realized for the entire factory operation. This includes Technical Skills Management of electrical, electronics, controls programming, mechanical systems (process equipment, packaging equipment), waste treatment, stockroom, building and grounds, utilities systems including but not limited to boiler and ammonia refrigeration. The Electrical and Automation Supervisor will also provide assistance with the development, coordination and execution of maintenance related capital budget items in concert with engineering. Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials. Confirms systems and components capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties. Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials. Provides electrical controls expertise and guidance for entire factory operation. Responsible for leading programming and troubleshooting of all Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and PLC Robotics. Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling electrical components; soliciting observations from operators. Maintains single line diagrams for the factory. Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities. Provides guidance and training to hourly electrical technicians in order to comply with State of Oregon law. Assists with the supervision of maintenance staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development. Directs maintenance personnel to ensure that all systems operate at their highest capability to meet required production schedules, quality, costs and schedule priorities Improves reliability, maintenance and processing methods to reduce cost and avoid loss of production as a result of equipment malfunction or failure time. Determines equipment capabilities, safety and operational condition in coordination with the other Supervisors and technicians. Develops preventative maintenance procedures that are cost effective and increase the operational life of the equipment. Seeks and implements the continuous improvement of the process through equipment improvement modifications. Assists in the development of the system and operational standards and corrective actions. Coordinates, arranges, and supervises, or provides for the completion of corrective and preventive maintenance in accordance with company operating procedures, practices and financial considerations. Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment. Evaluates long-term needs in relation to major projects and factory improvements. Ensures that equipment and facility are maintained in a safe, operable condition and/or arrange for replacement/upgrades. Establishes procedures and contacts to ensure timely repairs of equipment. Analyzes production downtime reports, determines opportunities, and initiates action plan to increase efficiencies. Partners with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma / Lean/Kraft Heinz Global Production System (KHGPS)), including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation. Develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies (e.g. contractors, equipment suppliers, technical consultants and vendors).Typical EducationBachelor's Degree is required; Electrical Engineering or related Technical field is strongly preferredRelevant Experience3+ years related experience and/or training
Required CertificationsJourneyman License
Other Information Must have ability to acquire and maintain Electrical Supervisory license from State of Oregon Minimum of 2 years of related leadership experience in a Manufacturing environment is required Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a capacity overseeing industrial electricity and power Experience using, trouble-shooting and programming Allen Bradley PLCs strongly preferred Understanding of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and utility systems including ammonia refrigeration and boiler systems is preferred Knowledge of good manufacturing practices required Understanding of direct and overhead cost systems.Planning -Schedule labor resources as appropriate to support production, special projects, andextraordinary situation requirements.Develop immediate and long-term goals in quality, product safety, audits, and employeerelations, space requirements, equipment needs, potential environment concerns,sanitation, and new products and technologies.Operations -Provide technical assistance with processing and packaging controls,statistical analysis, and product safety issues.This is a Leadership role that requires availability 24/7 by phone unless on PTO as neededSpecialization ---- Manage conflict, change, people, and systems to successfully meet company requirementswithin the factory cost measurement system.Job Requisition ID:14642Travel Required:Less than 10%Location(s):FG Plant - OntarioCountry:United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **

Keywords: J.R. Simplot, Caldwell , Electrical Maintenance Supervisor (Ontario, OR), Professions , Ontario, Idaho

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