Job ID: 3165685

Fulltime Onsite Opportunity with Paid Relocation

Our client, a globally recognized leader in the industry, is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join their team. With numerous accolades and a strong presence worldwide, this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of our award-winning client.

Maintenance Manager – Food & Beverage Industry

Job Category: Plant Management – Manufacturing

Are you ready to take the lead and drive excellence at our client’s organization?

Join the mission to shape the future of snacking. Make a significant impact with pride.

As a leader, you will forge robust partnerships across the organization to ensure the execution of Supply Chain strategies aligned with the growth agenda. Your role involves leading, coaching, and developing multi-functional teams to identify best practices and enhancements, boosting Reliability, Productivity, efficiency, and overall effectiveness. Your objective is to establish an agile and synchronized Supply Chain.

How You Will Contribute

You will:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to devise and implement a strategic Facilities road-map and annual operating plan, providing a competitive edge for our client.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to define and achieve Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Sustainability, and Engagement goals.
  • Instigate strong governance for reviewing and controlling operational performance, implementing continuous improvement plans for optimal outcomes both internally and externally.
  • Lead and ensure accountability for the Building Maintenance program, Facilities maintenance program capabilities, adherence to business continuity plans, and compliance with manufacturing standards and government regulations.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to the Facilities team, focusing on the implementation of IL6S-Integrated Lean 6 sigma ways of working, with an emphasis on zero breakdowns through preventive/predictive maintenance strategies.

What You Will Bring

You bring a desire to shape your future and accelerate your career, coupled with:

  • Substantial operational and manufacturing leadership experience in the CPG industry, with expertise in TPM, 5s, LEAN, 6 sigma tools, Safety, and GMP standards.
  • Engineering background with financial acumen, project management skills, and knowledge of industrial maintenance, manufacturing equipment, PM expertise, SAP PM module end-user knowledge, and Technology & Engineering automation basics.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), coaching, and leadership skills in a team-based environment, with demonstrated abilities in analytics, problem-solving, and team building.


As the Maintenance Manager, you are directly responsible for enhancing the total uptime performance of the site’s Production and Utility assets. Key responsibilities include:

  • Aggressively implementing and maintaining the plant Progressive Maintenance Improvement Plan and Roadmap aligned with plant/BU priorities.
  • Proactively evaluating and leading the refinement of overall equipment reliability plans, strategies, equipment performance, and RCA effectiveness.
  • Managing both production and facility/utility asset maintenance and infrastructure to ensure the most effective use of resources and funding.
  • Cultivating a proactive Preventative/Proactive driven culture optimizing cost-effective maintenance and reliability for the line/plant.
  • Coordinating production equipment and facility maintenance activities at the plant, including capital projects.
  • Ensuring products are produced in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Who Is a Great Fit

  • Engineering degree with at least 5 years of experience in a similar Maintenance Leadership role.
  • Previous experience with Proactive Maintenance and other TPM or related Integrated Lean Six Sigma reliability programs is a plus.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both verbal and written, along with excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, technical manuals, specifications, and regulations.
  • Demonstrates effective problem resolution skills combined with “big picture” awareness.
  • Ability to engage with Government Authorities, Enforcement Agencies, Professional Associations, Business Schools/University, etc.

More About This Role:

What Extra Ingredients You Will Bring:

  • Demonstrates effective problem resolution skills combined with “big picture” awareness.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

Education / Certifications:

  • Previous experience with Proactive Maintenance and other TPM or related Integrated Lean Six Sigma reliability programs is a plus.
  • Engineering degree.

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Must understand and prioritize Good Manufacturing Practices, People, and Food Safety considerations into daily decision-making and prioritization efforts.
  • Low traveling requirements (10 – 15%).
  • M-F Business hours. (Flexibility on weekends).
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Portland
State: Oregon

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