Agropur, Inc.
  • Facilities
  • Hull, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently looking for a Maintenance Supervisor.


Essential Functions include the following:

  • Responsible for the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.
  • Initiates, implements, and supervises the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the dairy industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering
  • when necessary.
  • Maintains and repairs maintenance shop equipment.
  • Establishes and maintains a computerized maintenance management system for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Supervises plant maintenance.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
  • Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Drive training and coaching to ensure compliance with Safety standards and incident prevention.
  • Coordinates activities with Plant Operations Departments.


Secondary Functions include the following:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Technical Competencies:

  • Computer Literate
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Understanding of Corporate QA policies, and have the ability to translate into workable plant procedures, including implementation and accountability to the policies


  • Preferred  but not required: Associates degree from two-year college in a related technical field or certificate or diploma from trade school in related field.
  • Five years' experience in the maintenance and/or operation of a process manufacturing facility or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the dairy plant, maintenance is an asset.
  • Experience with repairs and maintenance of processing equipment.


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills


Work Conditions:

  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Frequently move up to 60 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
  • Able to move above about work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the shift.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.

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