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Maintenance Team Advisor
Category: Manufacturing, Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-90656222

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Maintenance Team Advisor
**Gerber Products Company dba Nestl Infant Nutrition** is seeking a **Maintenance Team Advisor** at our Eau Claire, WI facility.


The Maintenance Team Advisor has the responsibility to provide decision-making to Maintenance mechanics through Nestle Maintenance Foundations using TPM as core basis of functioning and support for the safe, sanitary and profitable operation of the manufacturing facility. This includes the responsibility to ensure adequate team coverage and product integrity with accepted and approved GMP manufacturing and documentation principles.

Multi-skilled individual with primary responsibility for facilitating (and performing) root cause analysis of technical issues affecting line efficiencies and driving action plans against key technical downtime causes. In a proactive manner, lead the maintenance teams in execution of both planned and reactive maintenance work, including leading the coordination and execution of technical PM s and daily preventative maintenance. Must work with Engineers and Maintenance Planners to ensure optimal PM content and execution intervals for production equipment. Must be able to lead skilled tradesmen and participate in maintenance activities in a hands-on fashion.


Provides leadership, development, and support to team members under the guidance of the Nestle Management and Leadership Principles.

**Daily Supervision:**

Review and complete daily Maintenance Foundation Documents; SAP/AMM and SAM (Stoppage Analysis Module) Records.

Supervise the daily activities and projects of maintenance personnel.

Evaluate training needs to ensure that mechanics are properly equipped to perform their jobs.

Review and document team member's daily timecards, attendance records and provide input for team member performance evaluations

Ensure compliance with preventative and predictive maintenance, on time completion and also regular reviews & updating PM Task while working with Planners for optimized PM s

Daily and weekly alignment with Production and maintenance planners for PM Planning and scheduling cycles

Provide inputs for development of annual budgets for maintenance and engineering and ensure compliance with it.

Inter-Departmental Communication:

Write, review and revise departmental SOP s (Standard Operating Procedures) related to Engineering and Maintenance

Develop and participate in production efficiency improvements utilizing problem solving tools

Participates in Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) tasks such as Shift Hand Over (SHO) meetings, Daily Operational Review (DOR) meetings, Go-Se-Think-Do (GSTD) problem solving, Breakdown Analysis (BDA), Engineering DMAIC s and White Belt Projects. Reviews key performance indicators for daily performance.

Participate as a core member of TPM-PM Pillar and NCE Teams; owning Systems and Tools

Responsible for Spares parts availability & review on weekly, monthly and annual basis with Slow Moving inventory process

Prepare for and facilitate team meetings when required. Provide daily/weekend support.

Work closely with all Maintenance, Engineering, Safety, Production, Quality and all support functional groups.

**Vendors & Contractor Coordination:**

Work with and supervise outside contractors and field service technicians.

Write work orders, coordinate P.O. s and estimates.

Communication and coordination with Vendors for spares and after sale support for maintenance

**Emergency Response Team:**

Participate and supervise the factory s Emergency Response Team during shift. Actively participate in safety and loss control initiatives.

**Safety and Environmental:**

Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets

Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately

Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.

Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)


Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets

Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices; report food safety and quality issues immediately.

Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.

Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.

Throughout all of these responsibilities, maintains a focus on continuous improvement.



**Required:** Associate Degree (preference in electromechanical or related engineering field) with 3-5 years of maintenance experience, food industry preferred

**Preferred:** Bachelor s degree in Engineering or related field with 1-2 years of maintenance supervisory role


**Required:** Experience in a maintenance environment.

**Preferred:** - Supervisory experience in a union environment.

- Experience with automation systems for process controls preferred;

Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC s are standard on site

- Experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

- TPM experience.


Ability to work flexible hours

Above average communication skills (written and oral)

Demonstrated ability to lead others

Fluent in coaching others

Problem-solving skills

Ability to prioritize

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; SAP-AMM experience is preferred

Knowledge of OSHA regulations

Working knowledge of PLCs

PLC maintenance, repair, troubleshooting skills, and Allen Bradley systems knowledge are a plus

Good mechanical knowledge

Good electrical knowledge

Good hands-on skills

Basic Knowledge of Aseptic Process Theory a plus

Basic Computer Skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, etc. Able to work with computers (navigating systems, recording information, using them to find information) to perform the job

Strong mechanical and electrical skills, especially electrical systems up to 480V

Reliable, motivated, dedicated, and committed.

Must demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset.

Good communication skills with operators, other mechanics and resources

Ability to analyze data and make decisions/recommendations based on analysis.

Ability and willingness to operate and support a positive Nestle culture and follow established values

Proactive individual that takes responsibility for their equipment, line, coworkers and the continuous improvement of the operation

Detail oriented individual who accurately records information

Able to work in a team environment where honest communication, a positive attitude, engagement, and personal accountability is expected

Has positive conflict management skills

Able to work off-shifts, weekends & extended shifts (i.e. 10 hrs./12 hrs.)

Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

Accountable for personal development & improvement

Ability to work in a fast paced environment & handle multiple tasks

**The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.**

Category: Engineering, Nestle Nutrition

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