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Maintenance Supervisor

Bloomington, IL

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

This role will be 2nd or 3rd shift. 

As a Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising maintenance personnel and their activities, support the planning, scheduling, and execution of interventions, and collaborate in identifying and completing new projects.  You will coordinate and organize maintenance personnel and the activities they are assigned in order to ensure the highest level of reliability and efficiency of assigned production lines.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Determines resource allocation on shift, on the basis of needs from production plans and on-going activities
  • Participate in the selection and evaluation process of maintenance personnel
  • Cooperates in writing planned maintenance task lists and planned maintenance plans
  • Evaluates on-call intervention requests and assigns priority for area of responsibility
  • Responsible for predictive maintenance – collects all weak signals detected on production units to analyze with RDM and define best solution and corresponding timeline
  • Reviews and guarantees correctness of data uploaded into SAP PM
  • Ensure work areas, tools, and equipment are compliant with food safety standards and detect unsafe conditions or violations of procedures or safety rules
  • Coordinate with Health and Safety Department to investigate accidents and injuries and prepare report of findings
  • Coordinate proper recycling and disposal of scrap (materials and machinery)
  • Manage and execute trainings to production resources focused on autonomous maintenance (basic regulation, change-over)
  • Cooperate with RDM in the collection and analysis of changes, updates, and/or substitution of equipment requests
  • Cooperate with suppliers and other entities involved in the design and realization phases of new projects

Who we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 2-Year Technical Degree in Maintenance Related Field such as Industrial Maintenance or Mechanical Maintenance
  • Journeyman Certification preferred
  • 4-7 years of prior experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic; must include diagnostic troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing defective parts, adjusting machinery, and modifying units to meet proper operating specifications
  • Ability to coordinate the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work while considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Experience in food manufacturing environment is preferred

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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