Tyson Foods Supv Maintenance in Kansas City, Kansas


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing all operational and maintenance activities including corrective maintenance (CM), preventative maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) for various Computer/PLC controlled production equipment including but not limited to scales, dumpers, mixers, cookers, chillers, slicers, tray formers, case formers, conveyors, robots, palletizers, pallet wrappers and ancillary compressed air, water, steam, gas, electrical, pumping and control systems. This position reports to the Engineering/Maintenance Manager and directs a staff of Maintenance Technicians working in a state of the art; team based, and highly automatedmeat processing facility located in Kansas City, KS. The keys to success in the position are to utilize technical and leadership skills, and advanced maintenance systems and techniques to direct the safe and efficient operation of all production and ancillary equipment while developing all direct reports. All activities in this area of accountability must comply with Hillshire Brands, OSHA, EPA and other state and local regulations REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High school diploma orequivalent Exceptional leadership qualities Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Advanced knowledge of highly automated production equipment systems Solid understanding of compressed air systems Solid understanding of 3 phase industrial power systems Solid understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems and motor control systems Ability to read and comprehend Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P &ID) Understanding of NFPA 70E (Arc Flash) requirements Solid understanding of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) pillars and implementation strategies Computer literacy as well as CMMS experience,, Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills Excellent planning and organizational skills Ability to communicate with all levels of the facility and organization Ability to be resourceful, demonstrate business acumen, creative thinking skills and beable to act as a decision maker Education: Minimum HS Diploma / Preferred Bachelors Experience: Experience programming PLC, HMI and Servo Motor systems Experience with implementation of a TPM culture change initiative Experience with Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) of equipment Experience implementing and utilizing modern Preventative Maintenance (PdM) tools and techniques Food processing experience including USDA governance Experience working in an environment in complete compliance with NFPA 70E (Arc Flash) requirements Able to repeatedly manually stack 40lb. boxes to proper pallet height. Be able to bend, twist and stand for long periods of time. Computer Skills: Computer literate as well as SAP, CMMS and Microsoft office Communication Skills: Excellent Verbal and written communication skills. Special Skills: Supervisory: Lead experience preferred Travel: 0-3% REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

Facility Name (Location):

Kansas City Plant

Pay Type:



Supv Maintenance


Kansas City





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Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.