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Tyson Foods Manager Maintenance Warehousing in Ottawa, Illinois

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Work Shift:

A Shift (United States of America)

This position is responsible for supervising the maintenance of production equipment buildings and utilities including ammonia compressors.

Responsibilities include: assist with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions; ensure that all maintenance personnel are well trained on the most updated version of operating equipment as well as other maintenance skills; provide a safe workplace and comply with all safety and regulated programs; monitor operation of plant equipment and systems constantly to minimize unplanned downtime anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner and identify issues; establish and maintain a computerized maintenance management system SAP for tracking work orders adequate and appropriate inventory of replacement parts; make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems through analyzing data; ensure that all maintenance personnel are properly trained equipped and motivated so maintenance programs and processes can be accomplished in a safe timely and efficient manner; ensure the Costal Training system is in place and communicated to maintenance personnel and provide the resources for skillsets needed; maintain a tracking system that assists in analyzing key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance etc.

Other duties include: ensure all safety health OSHA PSM and environmental policies and procedures are in compliance with company policy as well as local state and federal regulations; ensure safety program is communicated and enforced; monitor and administer purchasing and use of all parts and equipment materials and supplies utilized in the maintenance department; ensure refrigeration system and wastewater systems are well maintained and meet all regulatory guidelines; administer the maintenance budget and ensure the achievement of financial goals.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: 3 plus years of experience.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; some public speaking skills.

Special Skills: Industrial Maintenance in fields such as electrical refrigeration hydraulics or mechanical.

Supervisory: Responsible for managing a group of personnel who perform diverse tasks and activities in more than one department.

Travel: 1 to 5 trips per year.

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

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