Sr. Maintenance Manager

Swedesboro, NJ 08085

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Production Management Job Number: Js1302991219 Compensation: $155000-170000 / year

Job Description

Title: Senior Maintenance Manager

Location: Swedesboro, NJ   

Job Description:

As the Senior Maintenance Manager, your expertise will be pivotal in designing and implementing preventive maintenance programs, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of equipment, and overseeing HVAC/R installations and repairs. The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing capital projects, budgeting, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.


  • Design and implement preventive maintenance programs for all equipment, focusing on cost and downtime reduction.
  • Plan and execute major equipment overhauls to achieve long-lasting, maintainable results.
  • Handle emergencies while maintaining the preventive maintenance program to continually reduce emergencies.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment promptly, covering electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and plumbing.
  • Oversee the installation and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration/ammonia equipment (HVAC/R).
  • Lead, direct, and execute capital projects aligned with business development goals.
  • Develop and implement work order, backlog, control, and job assignment systems for efficient operations.
  • Establish and manage KPI measurements and associated reports to communicate departmental performance effectively.
  • Ensure correct resources are budgeted and available to achieve agreed-upon objectives efficiently.
  • Agree, manage, and achieve the engineering department’s annual budget.
  • Promote a continuous improvement culture within the work environment.
  • Maintain a continuous drive for efficiencies and cost reduction.
  • Ensure compliance with quality assurance, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), safety, and other company programs and procedures.
  • Develop or revise standard operational and working practices, ensuring compliance.
  • Manage demolition and physical changes to buildings, maintaining interior structures for longer asset life at minimum cost.
  • Source and oversee the installation of non-charter new machinery.
  • Develop and maintain good housekeeping, waste management, air quality, and water quality.
  • Ensure compliance with local, county, and state health, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, wastewater, water quality, OSHA, and other government agency codes and regulations.
  • Assist in inspections and audits by regulatory bodies and certification organizations.
  • Prepare yearly maintenance department budget and manage maintenance activities within budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. degree (A.A.) preferred or better in Electrical Construction and Maintenance, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technologies, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in an automated food processing plant or bakery.
  • Minimum of 5 years comprehensive food safety and quality experience with an extensive background in an automated food processing plant or bakery.
  • Knowledge of HVAC, refrigeration, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs.
  • Basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
  • Knowledge of equipment set-up, functions, operating procedures, and preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of GMPs.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish preferred.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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