Maintenance Manager


Maintenance Manager

Monin Gourmet Flavorings has been continuously named a Top Workplace. Through our companies Mission and Values, we exceed customer satisfaction while staying committed and never compromising the quality of our product. Along with being responsible and accountable to others we acknowledge and are dedicated to social and environmental responsibility. Here at Monin we take great pride in our history but are always working towards new innovated ideas!

The Maintenance Manager leads a team of maintenance personnel optimizing plant resources for production equipment. This position reports to the Manufacturing Director. The position requires working independently and with other plant personnel.

Job Duties:
  • Supervise and lead all maintenance processes and operations.
  • Monitor department KPIs and develop/execute actions defines short term and long-term action plans to support growth, cost management, and process improvements with good follow up and completion of action plan(s).
  • Ensures that all manufacturing equipment has a maintenance plan and this plan is being executed in a timely and cost-efficient manner in order to properly maintain production schedule and satisfy regulatory compliance. PMs are optimized and evaluated for effectiveness.
  • Manages spare parts and inventory processes making sure that all parts are in the CMMS, labeled and organized in the spare parts room, mins and maxes properly defined, parts are checked out properly and inventory accuracy and cycle counting are maintained.
  • Manages work order submission process ensuring that all needed work is in the CMMS, there is cross-functional participation, work orders are prioritized and closed in a timely manner and completed work is effectively communicated.
  • Completes Breakdown Analysis for large downtime events and ensures effective preventive measures are put into place.
  • Listen and coach team members and responsible for performance evaluations and disciplinary discussions.
  • Assist each team member by offering opportunities for growth i.e. cross training, technical training, etc.
  • Enforce company safety policy – communicating with all maintenance employees to eliminate possible injuries, promoting a safe work environment for the organization.
  • Identify and work with purchasing to order parts. Effectively and consistently communicate the status of parts orders to managers, supervisors and machine operators.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair production and facility equipment to ensure equipment reliability, optimum performance and safety and respond with urgency to unplanned mechanical issues effecting performance or safety
  • Apply experience and skills when troubleshooting PLCs, automation and controls
  • Safely and correctly use shop tools such as, but not limited to, hand tools, drill, grinder and welder
  • Assist in the construction and installation of new equipment
  • Train operators on job aids, work instructions and total productive maintenance procedures
  • Build strong working relationships with machine operators and other production employees
  • Manage team member schedules and time.
  • Utilize lean/continuous improvement methodologies to eliminate losses and defects.
  • Optimize resources, analyze data and lead small problem-solving teams.
  • Ensure team members participate in required training (safety, quality, etc.) and follow safety and quality requirements.
  • Uphold plant safety, health and environmental programs
  • Upholds and inspires adoption of company mission and values.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Job Requirements:
  • 5 years of experience in Maintenance in a production environment. (Bottling preferred)
  • Associates or technical degree in electrical and mechanical preferred.
  • 3-5 years of Management experience.
  • Ability to stand, reach, walk, stoop, push, pull and lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Strong working knowledge of pumps, valves, gears, bearings, lubricants, as well as electromechanical devices and systems, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Must be proficient in working with computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics Navision, MS Rockwell software with Control Logix 5000.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley controls, Factory Talk View SCADA and liquid filling systems preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Possess or ability to obtain Monin supplied Forklift Certification
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders
  • Willingness to follow OSHA safety standards to ensure a safe working environment for self and coworkers

  • This position is compensated at an hourly rate and occasional overtime hours may be required.
  • A full suite of benefits is provided including health, dental and vision insurance; 401k with Company match; and paid time off.

Monin is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
Monin is a Drug Free Workplace and does pre-employment drug screening.
This is a safety sensitive position.

About Monin:

Founded in 1912 in Bourges, France and family-owned and operated for three generations, Monin is the premier provider of flavoring products for creating specialty beverage and flavorful culinary solutions. With manufacturing facilities on three continents and product availability in more than 145 countries, Monin is recognized as the leading global flavor solution provider. For more information, visit

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