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Mountaire Farms First Processing Maintenance Superintendent - 3rd Shift in Topeka, Kansas

Ensures the successful execution of plant operations from a maintenance perspective , while ensuring procedures, people and resources are aligned to accomplish established goals in regards to quality, efficiency and safety. Provide technical support , industry expertise, encouragement and guidance to direct reports and the maintenance team promoting optimal plant performance

Duties/Activities Required by Job

  • Managing the maintenance, repair and improvement of physical systems and equipment within assigned areas of responsibility and cost control.

  • Managing staffing, development, and performance management of electricians and refrigeration technicians.

  • Monitoring and ensuring area metrics are met; Cost/ lb., M&R budget.

  • Managing programs to ensure safety of people, premises and property and regulatory compliance.

  • Complying with HR/ Safety policies and procedures including; verifying Kronos and Fusion activity, overseeing disciplinary action process, ensuring safety and certification training is completed on time.

Educations/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Maintenance field desired. Technical degree/training and/or relevant certifications in General Maintenance, Electrical and/or Refrigeration (RETA) or relevant experience

  • 5-7 + yrs. demonstrated maintenance management experience in a manufacturing environment, must include successful track record managing 7-10 mechanics, including refrigeration mechanics experience will be considered in lieu of degree, previous poultry experience preferred, previous manufacturing management experience required if no poultry.

  • Some experience with financial analysis in a Maintenance setting (Agristats), HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) in depth knowledge and experience. Knowledge of USDA regulations on sanitation, pre-operations guidelines and operations.


Are you looking for more than just a job? The culture at Mountaire is one of our greatest strengths and most valued assets. We maintain the same core values and family-focused work environment that we’ve operated with since day one. You will find that your peers, supervisor and team members are genuinely committed to, not only your success, but also working together to provide high-quality products to our customers. We are a service to one another and to our customers, demonstrating operational excellence and outstanding performance.


Mountaire Overview

Mountaire Corporation and its two operating affiliates, Mountaire Farms Inc. and Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. (collectively, “Mountaire Farms” or “Mountaire”), are agricultural food production and processing companies providing competitive jobs to almost 10,000 dedicated employees at facilities in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Now the fourth largest chicken company in the United States, we are still family owned and fully committed to giving back to the communities where we do business. At Mountaire Farms, our culture is what defines us. It sets us apart from our competition and reinforces what we stand for. Supporting each other, uplifting each other, and helping each other succeed -- that’s the Mountaire way! Our vision is to provide growth, stability, and opportunities for our people, our customers, and our communities by profitably delivering wholesome quality chicken.

Total Compensation

Mountaire also offers an amazing total compensation package! A few examples of our benefits that may be offered to you are: eight paid holidays, Medical Plans with free onsite Health and Wellness Centers, Dental and Vision Programs, Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, Retirement Planning with 401(k), Profit Sharing, Employee Discounted Chicken Sales, Employee Discounts with partners (Car Purchase, Phone Plans, & Shopping), Tuition Reimbursement at up to $6,000 annually, and many exciting career development programs!