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Maintenance Supervisor Trainee

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.

 

Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

This role requires physical exertion, exposure to potentially hazardous conditions or safety hazards. The majority of time is spending walking or standing.  There are occasional periods of sedentary work.  Is required to wear PPE and have a regular presence in manufacturing and warehouse environments in both temperature controlled and uncontrolled locations. Must frequently interact with people verbally.  Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request.

We aim to develop diverse talent towards future managerial roles for our manufacturing facilities. The program offers access to accelerate development on the job and through other channels during training. 
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Leading or participating in continuous improvement projects in an operations environment, having interaction with finance, maintenance and reliability, manufacturing technology, engineering, safety and quality. 
  • Participating actively in the safety and food safety in our operations. 
  • Learning on the job with experts, developing technical and soft skills and receiving coaching from your manager and peers. 
  • Participating in structured learning (digital and instructor led) to develop your technical, professional and leadership skills with peers.
  • Develop technical skills while training on the process equipment. 
     

What You Will Need

  • Internal Applicants must meet the following; 
    • Held level 2 or higher role in maintenance or level 4 or 5 role in operations and demonstrated mechanical aptitude  
    • High School Diploma/GED plus 2 years related experience, OR Associate's degree in related field plus 1 year’s related experience, OR Bachelor's degree.
    • Active/past member of department safety team 
    • Experience as an On the Job Trainer 
    • Has completed/in the process of completing HCC Level 1 Leadership training
    • In good standing regarding performance and attendance
  • University Applicants must meet the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree at program entrance in industrial technology, engineering or related field.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.
  • Able to demonstrate development of leadership, critical thinking, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Strong reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Manufacturing experience.
  • Leadership experience. 
  • Internal applicants: level 5 role in operations with demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • University Applicants : minimum 3.0 GPA

Physical Demands & Work Environment

This role requires physical exertion, exposure to potentially hazardous conditions or safety hazards. The majority of time is spending walking or standing.  There are occasional periods of sedentary work.  Is required to wear PPE and have a regular presence in manufacturing and warehouse environments in both temperature controlled and uncontrolled locations. Must frequently interact with people verbally.  Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request.


 

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.

 

This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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Nearest Major Market: Amarillo