JR Simplot Boiler Refrigeration Maintenance Supervisor - Food Group - Grand Forks, ND in Grand Forks, North Dakota

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Boiler Refrigeration Maintenance Supervisor position available at our facility in Grand Forks, ND.

SUMMARY Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Steam, Refrigeration, anhydrous ammonia, H.V.A.C, compressed air, water and other factory systems. Is accountable for the ongoing needs to support the factory’s continuous production requirements to ensure maximum operating efficiency in a safe, cost effective and timely manner. This position is also responsible for the facilities Process Safety Management Program, to include: plan documents, revision management, and required training.

RESPONSIBILITIESEnsures that the plant policies and procedures are administered and followed in a fair and consistent manner.Ensure that Supervisors/Leads follow company procedures for dealing with internal threat/security situations. Help enforce consistent adherence to security practices by employees. Uses information from supervisors and others who best know the employees involved in any security or threatening situation.Directs the loss control program in his/her area of accountability, to reduce personal injury accidents, other losses, and to ensure a safe working environment.Responsible to attend and participate in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge.Accountable to the Maintenance Manager for performance of this section of the maintenance department.Responsible to identify the training needs of subordinates to ensure their participation in appropriate training activities and to reinforce subordinates skill development with coaching, feedback and recognition.Ensures that the interface with subordinates and other support groups is conducted in a participative management style that is conducive with the operations goal.Ensures that additional accountabilities, as may be required by management, be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational and Divisional standards.Accountable for the steam/refrigeration portion of the maintenance budget.Ensures the parts inventory for boiler/refrigeration equipment is adequate to meet maintenance needs. Responsible for PSM program, leads the factory Process Safety Management Team and is responsible for organization, meetings and improvements. Is involved with PSM audits, mechanical integrity audits and maintains compliance with all state and local codes/regulations.Directs the steam/refrigeration function to assure the maximum operating efficiencies are maintained to meet maximum production, quality, and grade while minimizing downtime, accidents and costs.Accountable for identifying potential capital projects and repair jobs, and new projects in his/her area to increase natural gas, electricity, and water efficiencies as well as system improvements.

REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree from 4 year college or universityThree plus years related experience and/or training. Good understanding of steam and refrigeration systems and how they work. Minimum concepts and information within the range of understanding and comprehension required to perform the job. Skills: Strong mathematical, verbal and written communication skills. Human Relations Skills: Leadership- Coaching- Participative Management Style- Development of Subordinates- Performance Management Skills- Planning- Organizing- Goal Setting- Self Development- Decision making- Budgeting and Forecasting, Key performance indicator establishment and followup, Professional appearance and presentation skills. Distinguishing Features: While being part of the general maintenance department, this position requires an additional level of technical expertise regarding heat transfer, mass flow/balance, and efficiency. A system-wide perspective on steam and refrigeration is necessary to achieve maximum optimization and production throughput. This position upholds and works with EPA and OSHA regulatory issued to maintain compliance. Additionally, this position could positively or negatively affect the large $6MM utility budget of both natural gas and electricity and has a sizeable impact on the finished cost to produce. Recommended: Certified Assistant Refrigeration Operator (CARO) certificate from Refrigeration Engineers and Technician Association (RETA) Recommended: Basic Boiler Operator Certificate. Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.

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