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MICHAEL FOODS Precision Maintenance Champion in LENOX, Iowa

DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY: The Precision Maintenance champion will work closely with the operations, engineering, and maintenance departments to ensure that troubled equipment list is created, maintained, tracked and communicated to whole organization. Champion will become a part of the manufacturing work system team and will ensure that work orders for these assets are in the backlog and planned well. Champion will work from this backlog to ensure that jobs are considered for the schedule every week. Champion will work with technicians to ensure that these improvement projects are properly executed followed through, documented and value of the job is captured and reported to all levels of the organization. The champion will report Weekly and monthly to plant leadership team progress made and upcoming opportunities to improve. They will promote mentor and coach precision maintenance practices and will lead the facilitys lubrication improvement program. Champion will become a resource to the plant who constantly focuses on improving the life of troubled equipment and improving the skill sets and performance of the maintenance team as a whole.This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety and Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.We have the honor and responsibility of working in food a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities. This is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Promote, and foster Michael Foods culture, values and principlesParticipate in company functions.Must observe and practice all Department/Plant Procedures including wearing required PPEAdherence to plant safety, food Safety, sanitation standards, and following all GMP guidelines.To improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of assets through the planning and scheduling process and MRO process application.Develop, implement, and champion Precision Maintenance techniquesIdentify, develop, justify, and implement reliability and performance improvement projectsResponsible for leading the following programs:Condition AssessmentLubrication ProgramWork with Corporate PdM team to develop and review real time condition assessment data for all critical equipmentWork with continuous improvement agent to identify critical equipment failure modesCo-ordinate and support collection and review of all necessary before and after data to report value of improvement projectOptimize the efficiency and effectiveness of existing condition monitoring toolsResponsible for identifying and coordinating training for maintenance personnelResponsible for identifying and executing projects designed to improve equipment reliabilityImplement quality assurance procedures for critical spares and partsImplement quality commissioning procedures for rebuilt or new equipmentAssist in the development of field balancing and shaft alignment work to ensure procedural compliance and that job tolerances are metAssist with developing and tracking Precision Maintenance metricsWork with vendors in addressing issues identified through root cause and condition-based maintenance programDirectly supply support and ideas concerning the planning of scheduled maintenance outagesPerform, interpret data, and report on the following tasks:Tribology (oil analysis) inspections, including data collection, oil changes, bearing change, maintaining quality of lube inventory and ownership of lube storage areaLead / assist craftsman during precision assignmentsResearch a