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Maintenance Supervisor

Company: SYSCO
Location: Plainfield
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Job Description:

Company:  

US1150 Buckhead Meat New Jersey, Division of Buckhead Meat Co

Zip Code:

08837

Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:  

0

SUMMARY

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining efficient operation of ammonia refrigeration, fire protection, warehouse equipment, dock equipment and storage racking; including upkeep of building and grounds (i.e. lawn care, landscaping and snow removal).

  • SIGN ON BONUS (If offered)
  • Monday – Friday schedules available
  • Competitive pay
  • Ongoing job skills training, leadership development training
  • Career growth opportunities – we promote from within!
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Employee discount programs
  • Referral Bonus
  • Safety programs
  • Service recognitions and employee rewards
  • Cross training opportunities
  • More benefits, too many to name

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop and implement procedures for preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance for ammonia refrigeration systems equipment and warehouse equipment.
  • Monitor preventive maintenance logs and check lists weekly.
  • Schedule and monitor work of outside contractors work as needed.
  • Requisition tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Inspect completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards.
  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet company needs.
  • Interdepartmental communications and coordination with all operations areas to maintain proper, efficient work flow processes and scheduling.
  • Develop and maintain departmental budget for responsible area based on Senior Management approval.
  • Foster an environment that encourages associate involvement, commits to quality of work from self and others, and provides leadership for mutual benefit of the company, customers, and associates.    
  • Ensure that all required associate records, evaluations, and related documentation are filed in a timely, consistent, and accurate manner.
  • Act as a problem solver for associate relation issues and department needs.
  • Responsible for appearance, maintenance, and security of warehouse and equipment.
  • Observe and enforce all safety rules in an effort to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Support the safety effort by participating on the safety committee and working with the safety manager to resolve safety issues.
  • Understand and comply with all applicable company policies (i.e. attendance, Code of Business Conduct & Ethics, Associate Handbook etc).
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable State/Federal laws, regulations, and policies (i.e. OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Admin.), HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), AIB (American Institute of Baking), etc.).
  • Back up manager in his/her absence.
  • Accept additional responsibilities or special projects as requested.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for providing direction and leadership for two to fourteen maintenance personnel, as well as ongoing communication of related status and issues to upper management. Determine and provide training and development of maintenance staff members as needed. Assist in personnel recruitment to fulfill maintenance staffing requirements. Responsible for associate performance evaluations of immediate subordinates on a semi-annual basis for the purpose of communicating and properly documenting expectations and evaluations of the staff. Provide ongoing feedback on the performance of subordinates and the department by monitoring activities and reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill set, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must pass a functional capacity test.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred; or five years maintenance related experience and/or training, specifically in ammonia refrigeration; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Five years experience in Maintenance at the Supervisory level, specifically in ammonia refrigeration.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must be articulate and effective with written and verbal communication with individuals of broadly varying backgrounds and educational levels.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Must have mastery of general math, algebra, and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

It is expected that the incumbent will be able to work in a proactive manner, address issues, and solve problems by using previous education and experience in identifying appropriate actions.  Problems will vary in complexity and there will not always be a clearly defined solution.  Some solutions may require modifying past applications or creating a solution unique to the current situation but within the regulations that would apply.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certification on material handling equipment or ability to become certified.  Required to complete supervisory training program.  Electrical experience preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the Human Resource Department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed. 

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear.  The associate frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  The associate is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move between 41 and 50 pounds; and seldom lift and/or move 51 pounds and up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here represent those that an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to fast moving material handling equipment or other mechanical equipment. The associate is frequently exposed to freezer/cooler warehouse environments.  The associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; vehicle emissions; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; high voltage electrical equipment and vibration. The noise level in the work environment usually is loud.

The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

WORK HOURS

This is a full-time position.  The incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule which might include shift work (days or nights), weekdays or weekends, and some holidays. Work hours may vary or change based on customer order requirements. During start-up, some travel may be required for training purposes or other reasons.  After start-up, any travel would be limited.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Candidates who start work in the months of May, June and July 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit https://syscobenefits.com/careers to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided  

  • Temperature screenings  

  • Social distancing guidelines in place  

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place 

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Keywords: SYSCO, Plainfield , Maintenance Supervisor, Other , Plainfield, New Jersey

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