Battle Creek, MI
Maintenance Backshift Supervisor, in cooperation with supervisors,
leads and operators in each area, is responsible for the effective
execution of warehousing, shipping and/or storage of finished
Duties and Responsibilities
with and collaborate with all departments to ensure that plans are
aligned and operations remain fully functional.
lead and manage a passionate and diverse personnel group that
operates based on a culture of teamwork, accountability and
and hold people accountable to team and individual goals and
safe working habits, ability to follow directions, and work with
knowledge and understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, belt
systems, motors, pumps, and other industrial machine
to perform and supervise mechanical work, valve replacement,
conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement,
possess the skills/knowledge of an Industrial Electrician to read
and comprehend electrical schematics to install, troubleshoot,
conduct preventative maintenance and perform repairs to facilities
and production equipment to 480 Volts, 3-Phase.
to troubleshoot and re-wire high speed equipment such as AC/DC
motors, VFDs, PLCs, PLC I/O modules and servo motors.
knowledge of electrical controls systems, safety circuits, and
automation components such as inductive proximity sensors, photoeye
sensors, and mechanical limit switches.
with boiler systems and ammonia refrigeration a plus.
of safety policies and procedures is required (e.g. lock out / tag
out, high voltage electrical).
knowledge of and the ability to use hand and power tools
individual performance evaluations with primary focus being
recognition and identification of improvement/growth
measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and
training and safety training meetings as required
facilities to meet GMP and SQF standards.
and support continuous development of SOP documentation and
inspects work areas and equipment to ensure OSHA standards are
in the food industry a plus.
duties as assigned.
carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning,
assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding
and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving
- Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates
others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions
of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from
others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates;
Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and
optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.
- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve
and promote product quality; Applies feedback to improve
performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines
appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe
conditions; uses equipment and materials properly
High school diploma or GED required. Associates degree or trade
Industrial Maintenance experience in a leadership role
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present
information and respond to questions from groups of managers,
clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to lead and
communicate with a multi-cultural and multi-lingual personnel
to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge
of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Inventory
software and Manufacturing software, as well as general Email and
Internet research capabilities.
Willing to work during second or third shifts and weekends. Willing
to be flexible with work schedule by working various hours before
and after shifts. Willing to schedule and attend meetings during
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
performing the duties of this job, the employee may be frequently
exposed moving mechanical parts and forklifts.
employee is occasionally exposed to wet / humid / cold conditions
noise level in the work environment may be loud.
employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and
employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50
Prairie Farms, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace
and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal
employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age,
citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran
status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of
criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. This job overview is not all
inclusive. In addition, reserves the right to amend this job
overview at any time.