MAINTENANCE AND RELIABILITY MANAGER
Posted on: January 9, 2022
AAK USA INC.
MAINTENANCE AND RELIABILITY MANAGER-Richmond, CA
Join our Global Production Team at our Richmond, CA Facility
AAK has been Making Better Happen for 150 years.
Everything AAK does is about Making Better Happen within the
Chocolate & Confectionary, Bakery, Dairy, Candles, Plant-Based
Foods, Special Nutrition, Foodservice and Personal Care industries.
AAK specializes in plant-based and organic oils that are sourced
sustainably. AAK innovates new formulas and provides ingredients to
major manufacturers to make chocolate silkier, plant-based burgers
juicer, bakery products and pizza crusts flakier and crisper,
candles burn better.
At the heart of AAK is our Passionate, Collaborative, Accountable
and Agile team Making Better Happen. We are innovating and
manufacturing ingredients for food products that people love to
consume, candles, personal care products like lotions and lip
balms, even infant nutrition formula and adult specialty nutrition
Sustainability is at the heart of our purpose and embedded in all
parts of the AAK value chain. We call this "Making Better Happen -
from plant to brand" and this is reflected in our updated framework
for sustainability - the House of Sustainability .
Join our 3,900 colleagues throughout the world who are dedicated to
Making Better Happen with diversity and inclusion, community
relations and environmental responsibility .
Visit us at www.aak.com
AAK in 60 Seconds - Play Video:
We are currently seeking a Maintenance and Reliability Manager for
our Richmond, CA manufacturing facility . The Maintenance and
Reliability Manager provides a single point accountability for all
Maintenance, Reliability and Facility activities. Enables site
Operations to perform with best in class efficiencies in total
compliance of all safety, company and regulatory requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not limited
--- - Build a successful Maintenance and Reliability function for
the AAK Richmond site
--- - Lead all site Maintenance, Facility and Reliability
--- - Tenaciously address all unplanned site downtime events in
order to return site to "Safe, Reliable Operations" as soon as
feasible. In addition, work actively to assess any failures,
and deploy counter-measures to prevent recurrence.
--- - Provide direct Supervision and develop all members of the
--- - Ensure equipment availability to meet defined production
--- - Document all incident reports using AIRS ( AAK Incident
Reporting System) as required (EHSS, Quality, Service, or other) -
Utilize a factual based incident reporting format with an emphasis
on establishing a clear Sequence of Events (SOE)
--- - Create and establish controls to manage via AAK USA KPI's for
Maintenance/Facility activities to monitor and improve
--- - Lead and develop predictive, preventative and reactive
--- - Manage site spares, stores, & critical spare program.
--- - Manage and be the "keeper" of the facility Computerized
Maintenance Management System( CMMS)
--- - Document all activities through this software; utilize tools
to optimize effectiveness of department and interactions with
internal customers (Production) and other functions (QA, etc.)
--- - Site lead for utility system management - to include, but not
limited to, Natural Gas/Cogen, Electrical, Water, Waste Water
Systems, Cooling Systems, Industrial Gasses and Compressed Air.
--- - Solid understanding of mechanical, electrical, automation
--- - Actively identify gaps in site Maintenance/Reliability
systems and systematically work to close them
--- - Utilize Rapid Continuous Improvement (CI, or RCI) as a
routine tool - Identify, prioritize and execute projects
AAK promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace and prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability,
religion, veteran status and any class of discrimination under
state and federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or
treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in
employment and application for employment.
AAK Making Better Careers Happen---
--- - BS Degree preferably in Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical
Engineering or related required.
--- - 10 years+ progressive experience in a Process Manufacturing
environment with at least 5 years directly leading
--- - Ability to build a successful Maintenance and Reliability
function from scratch
--- - Firm understanding of Plant/Production Maintenance and
Facility Operations. Key competencies around mechanical,
electrical, Automation and Process Control Systems (will be the
site lead for all).
--- - Knowledge of managing Maintenance/Reliability activities in a
Process/Plant based environment.
--- - Strong knowledge of Process based industries and their unit
--- - Experience with 24/7 Operations - willingness to adapt and/or
have flexible established schedule
--- - Demonstrated ability to utilize resources to accomplish
--- - Working knowledge of industry regulations - local, state,
Federal - Environmental, Safety (OSHA), Quality/Food Safety;
--- - Microsoft Skills - familiarity and ability to utilize common
MS Office suite - Excel, Word, PPT
--- - Candidates must be authorized to work in the US, now and in
the future, without sponsorship.
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