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Maintenance Manager (TPM)

Oswego, IL 60543 - Custom Culinary Manufacturing Facility, 2100 Wiesbrook Drive, Oswego, Illinois, United States of America Req #3037
Monday, April 29, 2024




For more than half a century, we’ve focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®.CUSTOM CULINARY


Por más de medio siglo, en Custom Culinary® nos hemos concentrado en una sola misión: crear las bases, salsas y aderezos más auténticos y de mejor calidad para nuestros clientes de la industria alimentaria. Desarrollados por nuestros especialistas culinarios para ofrecer un sabor elaborado a partir de cero y resultados inspirados en cuestión de minutos, nuestros productos aportan un aroma, un sabor y una consistencia excepcionales a todos sus platos. El verdadero sabor comienza con Custom Culinary®.

Title: Maintenance Manager, TPM

Location: Oswego, IL

Reports to:  Plant Manager, Oswego



This position will drive a culture of maintenance excellence in the production facility, utilizing continuous improvement and preventive maintenance tools.  Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will reduce maintenance related losses – breakdowns, maintenance cost, and lost productivity.



  • Performs maintenance management by supervising maintenance personnel and establishing priorities in maintenance schedules.
  • Manages, maintains, and establishes maintenance procedures for production lines in a food manufacturing environment to ensure production meets or performs better than budget.
  • Maintains manufacturing assets and facility, oversees parts inventory, and monitors spending, purchase orders, and invoice approvals.
  • Sets and maintains departmental budget by reviewing financial statements, and by monitoring line efficiencies, labor costs, and other expenses.
  • Manages maintenance personnel by setting direction and priorities, and by providing training and continuous development for all Maintenance personnel.
  • Provides formal Performance Evaluations on direct reports at least twice a year, with regular touch-bases and feedback conversations throughout the year.
  • Verifies quality of technical work force by his/her direct reports, and provides feedback as needed, holding all Maintenance personnel accountable to technical standards of their work.
  • Drives the Maintenance and Reliability/TPM initiative focused on Preventive & Predictive Maintenance.
  • Coordinates work with outside contractors as needed, providing project management, ensuring safety of personnel, and performing other duties as required.
  • Participates in designing and developing production capacities and capability by attending engaging in planning and coordinating with Engineering, Plant Management and other functions.
  • Ensures the health, safety, cleanliness, and security of the work environment.
  • Participates in special projects and duties as needed.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a Technical field preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar managerial maintenance role, with strong technical, mechanical, maintenance and/or engineering experience
  • 4+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of maintenance disciplines – electricity, electronics/automation (PLC), lubrication, mechanical transmissions
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • TPM and Autonomous Maintenance experience is highly desired
  • Experience with Lean or Six Sigma
  • Food and/or beverage manufacturing experience
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System experience
  • Working knowledge of national, state, and local regulatory requirements in the areas of food safety, safety, environment and emergency management.




EOE – Vet/Disability EEO Notice of Rights


EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Other details

  • Job Family Real Estate and Facilities
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Oswego, IL 60543 - Custom Culinary Manufacturing Facility, 2100 Wiesbrook Drive, Oswego, Illinois, United States of America