Maintenance Manager - 2nd Shift

 Marlborough, MA, US
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 Maintenance Management
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Ken’s Foods in Marlborough, MA is adding to our team!

Ken’s Foods, manufacturer of Ken’s Salad Dressing and Sweet Baby Rays, is a dynamic company, family-owned and -operated since 1958. With four manufacturing plants strategically located, we employ over 1200 people throughout the U.S. We use high-quality ingredients to produce over one thousand varieties of dressings and sauces for both retail grocery and food service divisions.
We are committed to offer a work environment where safety and quality are the priority, as evidenced by our awarded SQF Level III certification. Because the health and wellness of our team is important to us, we provide excellent benefits and a friendly culture. We have a diverse customer base that is rapidly growing – a sign of our market acceptance and commitment to the consumer. Ken's Foods is a rewarding place to learn and grow through practical applications of food science, product development, and operations management.



Due to company growth, we are looking to add an experienced Maintenance Manager (known internally as Maintenance Team Lead) to our Marlborough, MA location.  This is a second shift position.  The successful individual will ensure uninterrupted continuity of facility, manufacturing, and support systems and processes throughout the facility.


Represent company as a management team member, advancing the goals of Safety, Quality, and Productivity, in a food manufacturing environment.
•Review the ongoing efficiencies of manufacturing and support systems throughout the facility; make recommendations and implement improvements as necessary
•Coach team members in proper troubleshooting techniques, maintenance, and repair of plant systems
•Supervise team members overall job performance including overall job proficiency, adherence to company rules, policies and professional standards
•Coach team members to enable their professional advancement
•Support, monitor and expand Preventive/Predictive Maintenance throughout all facility systems and machinery
•Utilize CMMS system including work orders, purchase order, inventory control, and equipment history, in performing job tasks.
•Troubleshoot and repair controls systems including network problems associated with PC’s, PLC’s, and various man-machine interfaces
•Utilize an advanced skillset in troubleshooting electrical systems including power distribution, motor controls, variable speed controllers, servo controllers, and robotics.
•Utilize a thorough knowledge in troubleshooting automated packaging machinery operation.
•Utilize a thorough knowledge in troubleshooting various process equipment including pumps, valves, meters, and mixing equipment.
•Utilize a working knowledge in troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
•Utilize a working knowledge in troubleshooting typical facility support systems including steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration.
•Read and interpret electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics

Directly supervises employees in the Maintenance Department.  Carries out supervisory 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 problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 Education and/or Experience
Associates degree (A.S.) in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology and/or combination of minimum 2-7yrs experience in food, beverage, or consumer goods experience in a manufacturing plant.


Employment with Ken’s Foods is contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, background screening, and pre-employment assessment.