• Posted on: Jul 08, 2024
  • Location: Naperville, IL
  • Job ID: 5e916ed5
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Executive
  • Posted on: Jul 08, 2024
  • Location: Naperville, IL
  • Job ID: 5e916ed5
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Executive

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Senior Regional Maintenance Director

  • Location: Chicago suburbs (Full Relocation Assistance Provided)
  • Industry: Fast moving consumer products manufacturing (FMCPG)


About the Role:

  • Step into a pivotal role with a globally renowned CPG manufacturer operating 67 facilities worldwide.
  •  We’re searching for a Regional Director of Maintenance to quickly grow to a VP role in the next few years
  • This person will lead our maintenance strategy at our largest North American facility located in suburbs of Chicago.
  •  Be responsible for all facilities, maintenance and assets for North America
  • This position, created due to our growth and promotion from within, offers a chance to significantly impact our operations while fostering professional and personal development in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Perks and Benefits:

  • ·Retirement Security: Stock options
  •  Comprehensive Blue Cross Blue Shield medical, dental, and vision insurance at a very low cost.
  • Enjoy generous PTO options and a balanced work environment.
  •  A competitive salary ranging from $175K – $225K plus uncapped bonus potential.
  • Access to free products from our retail chains worldwide.
  •  Join a stable company with over 86 years in business and a continuous expansion track.


Role Overview:

  •  As the North American Director of Maintenance, you will oversee maintenance operations across 12 facilities, directing a team of 10 direct reports.
  • Primary focus will be on asset care, total productive maintenance (TPM), risk management, and ensuring reliability.
  •  Develop multi-year improvement plans for each site, implement the Asset Care Strategy, and standardize maintenance procedures across all locations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • ·      Develop and coach the Maintenance, and Reliability teams, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and TPM across all facilities.
  •  Oversee and implement network-wide reliability maintenance systems, establishing and monitoring SOPs, metrics, and KPIs.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of critical asset performance, addressing risks and enhancing operational efficiency and standards.
  •  Facilitate consolidated plant maintenance reviews, and lead division-wide collaboration meetings to track KPI performance.
  • Coordinate and manage multiple reliability improvement projects across the division.
  •  Maintain compliance with environmental regulations specific to the food industry, ensuring safety and operational standards are met.


What You’ll Bring:

  •  BS Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering is required. Advanced degrees like an MBA, Masters, or Lean/Six-sigma certifications are highly preferred.
  •  8 – 15 years of leadership experience in maintenance, reliability management, and asset care, particularly in a director-level role is required.
  •  Experience with automation in process and packaging equipment is crucial.
  • Demonstrated excellence in packaging, processing, project management, and LSS/TPM within food processing, chemical mixing, CPG, or high-speed packaging environments.
  • Proven track record in coaching, developing, and retaining high-performing maintenance and reliability teams.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to negotiate effectively with vendors, contractors, and consultants.
  • Ability to make sound decisions autonomously.
  • Proficiency in tools such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, CAD, and SAP.


If you are a forward-thinking and experienced maintenance director eager to take on a strategic role with significant influence, send us your resume today. Join us in driving innovation and maintaining excellence in the food and beverage manufacturing industry!


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