Maintenance Manager

Caledonia, OH

Opportunity Details

Full Time Maintenance Manager

Caledonia, OH

Come join our family at Mennel Milling, a 130 year old industry leader who is searching for our leaders of tomorrow. We’d love to talk with you about our progressive company and how you could fit into Team Mennel. Give us a call today!

Competitive pay and benefits. Must pass substance abuse testing, post-offer physical evaluation and background check. See job description listed below. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


SUMMARY:The Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading, directing and planning by maintenance strategies to achieve facility goals. This position will sustain the Mission and Motto and Food Safety and Quality Statement of the Mennel Milling Company. 


PRIMARY WORK SHIFT: Works shift as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation.

  • Lead maintenance staff in all areas of food safety regarding GMP’s HACCP and sanitation.
  • Lead maintenance staff in all areas of personnel safety with regards to all OSHA and NFPA regulations (Use Corporate Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Program for reference).
  • Hire, train and evaluate through continuous improvement and training to maintain a productive and competent maintenance workforce.
  • Supervise maintenance PM’s, planning, project management and emergency break downs.
  • Use scheduling of work force to maintain and set goals for plant project, preventative and predictive maintenance; track on time PM completion rates and develop PM’s according to runtime verse calendar.
  • Lead company in maintenance improvements.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment. Keep inventory on supplies and equipment needed to maintain many departments.
  • Improve plant systems through, the use of automation, electronics, and other new technologies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.



Responsible for the supervision and management of all maintenance staff. Responsible for supervision of outside contractors that assist with building and equipment maintenance.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent required; an Associate’s Degree in a Maintenance related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a maintenance related leadership position.
  • Ability to pass a Respirator Fit Test and perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job while wearing a respirator.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and organize tasks and follow through to ensure completion of assignments in an efficient and high-quality manner.
  • Ability to maintain predictive maintenance of plant equipment through, the use of maintenance connection or similar computer-based program including the management of inventory.
  • Ability to input and analyze data into maintenance connection to track department work.
  • Ability to facilitate budgetary guidelines, reduce cost and enhance inventory systems.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, procedures, and plans. Ability to write, complete checklists and other basic documentation and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information or data in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers, supervisors, and managers.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



Must use solid judgment when making decisions. Must have ability to quickly recognize and plan for changing work duties and events.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to perform maintenance tasks, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to conditions that are typical to a fast- paced manufacturing environment, including: moving equipment and machinery, dusty, hot/humid, and cold conditions; employee must be willing to work in all weather conditions, at heights, and in the presence of airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment usually requires the use of hearing protection.Work involves exposure to common wheat allergens.

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