Assistant Maintenance Manager


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The PeopleReady Branch located at St. Petersburg, FL, is currently hiring a Assistant Maintenance Manager.

Job Description:


We are seeking a Assistant Maintenance Manager to lead and coordinate the maintenance plans and assignments of shift mechanics to ensure the proper execution of daily work activities that drive quality, efficiency, safety, service and cost performance in a manufacturing plant. In addition, the Assistant Maintenance Manager will function as the team coordinator in the application of performance improvement tools and methodologies to enhance rapid and ongoing measurable improvements, as well as develop work activity standards and new metrics to support “lean” thinking.

Note – Pay Rate for this Job is 53k/Yearly – 58k/Yearly 


  • Responsible to supervise and assign tasks to the maintenance team based on priorities established by the Plant Manager 
  • Provide hands on maintenance support in all maintenance areas as needed 
  • Ensure production efficiency standards are met with minimal mechanical down time ensuring OEE 
  • Meet all objectives pertaining to departmental standards, budgets, performance and safety objectives 
  • To confer and collaborate with managers advising on problem areas or methods of improvement to ensure the most effective and efficient operations within budget parameters 
  • Skilled leader and decision maker with the ability to problem-solve in a fast paced environment 
  • Able to support/make decisions with staff management including but not limited to hiring/ terminations, training, and development 
  • Ensure compliance with respective regulatory agencies (USDA, EPA, OSHA, others) as it pertains to Maintenance, equipment, facilities and plant activities/functions 
  • Ensure compliance with lockout/tagout, emergency response (voluntary PSM) and actively participate in company safety efforts 
  • Supervise and exercise overview of the maintenance activities carried out by the Maintenance staff 
  • To keep ahead of new developments in equipment & processes 
  • Troubleshoot and coordinate repairs, whether performed direct/indirect as applicable for machinery, HVAC and electrical systems, refrigeration systems 
  • Ability to repair production and respective support equipment including general building repairs 
  • Develop and maintain equipment preventive and predictive maintenance schedules 
  • Monitor production downtime relative to equipment issues 
  • Oversee purchasing and parts inventory by pre-determined par levels 
  • Maintain labor budget within specified parameters 
  • Other duties as assigned by management 


  • Supervisory and management skills 
  • Experience with management and production systems and equipment 
  • Ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced environment 
  • Support/make decisions with staff management including but not limited to hiring/terminations, training, and development 
  • Minimum 5 – 7 years maintenance supervisor experience (Food industry background preferred) 
  • Computer experience including Windows platform, Internet, Email, Microsoft Applications, CMMS, and others 
  • Use of general office equipment 
  • Knowledge of local codes, OSHA and ANSI regulations; HazMat, LOTO 
  • Familiar with USDA/EPA regulations preferred 
  • Experience with ammonia systems, RETA certification preferred 
  • Certification/license in two or more maintenance disciplines preferred, e.g., Universal Technician, Electrical Journeyman, HVAC, others Minimum Valid FL Driver License

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