Maintenance Manager - Effingham


  • Platinum level health insurance rating with low premiums, deductibles and out of pocket maximums
  • Quarterly & Annual bonus potential
  • Paid life insurance
  • Up to 5% 401(k) match
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid paternity & maternity leave programs
  • Wellness programs, service awards, company parties
  • An excellent working environment & opportunity to make a difference

Essential Duties
  • Effectively leads people, teams, and process; sets expectations, tracks results, and manages accountability
  • Develops strategic and tactical plans to meet short and longer-term business needs with timely implementation.
  • Manages financial performance, including budgeting, costing, expense & direct labor tracking, and results feedback.
  • Works effectively and collaboratively with peers throughout the Company in a variety of functional areas such as Quality, Procurement, Production, Logistics, Human Resources.
  • Coaches, teaches, and provides opportunities for team members to develop through effective and timely performance management activities such as performance reviews and ongoing feedback.
  • Plans, leads and executes selected capital and process improvement projects using standardized company process, from planning through implementation, including vendor management
  • Manage and evaluate the preventive maintenance and work order program to maintain plant assets.
  • Drive maintenance activities and initiatives to meet company objectives.
  • Ensure equipment reliability through execution of maintenance programs and systems.
  • Works closely with company-wide Plant Maintenance Managers to share best practices

Position Requirements
  • Demonstrates teamwork by interacting effectively with people in all areas of the company and building and developing cross-functional work teams.
  • Is a self-starter with high initiative who continues to expand knowledge of business processes, tools, data, etc.
  • Systematic problem solver proficient with root cause analysis who can implement effective solutions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; writes clearly, speaks persuasively, and facilitates groups effectively.
  • Demonstrates creativity while leading change and continuous improvement process for projects in all areas.
  • Experience driving demonstrated results a must.
  • Proficient planning and project management skills
  • Demonstrated technical competence with a variety of industrial equipment and controls
  • Demonstrated success leading continuous improvements; TPM preferred
  • Travel up to 10% of the time and work a flexible schedule with respect to shifts and days of the week

Education & Experience
  • Four-year degree in manufacturing, engineering, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years previous maintenance experience; supervisory or leadership experience within the food industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively leading individuals, teams or work groups.
  • Prior experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferred

Get to Know Us
  • A people-focused company that cares​: We're a 90-year-old company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup and a focused eye on the future. As a midsized, privately-held company with a portfolio of beloved food and beverage brands, our people are the most important ingredient in our success.
  • A valued and supported workforce​: We place tremendous value in our employees and provide competitive pay and comprehensive benefits to ensure our employees can create the best life for themselves. Benefits include a top tier health insurance plan with lower than average employee cost share, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and more.
  • An engaged and energized culture​: At The Krusteaz Company, collaboration and ingenuity drive our fierce commitment to creating extraordinary product experiences that people love.
  • A place to grow and make a difference: An entrepreneurial spirit has been at the core of our company since the beginning, attracting self-starters who are curious and love to learn and to share ideas.

The policy of Continental Mills, Inc. is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.