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Creekstone Farms* Electrical Superintendent in Arkansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12925033

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The Electrical and Control Systems Superintendent role is to oversee the operations of the Power Shop which includes management of direct and indirect reports. The superintendent is responsible for project and work planning while supporting the day-to-day operations of the facility through electrical and controls. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements. This position will support Creekstone vision and strategic plan by using a continuous improvement mentality and will work to perpetuate a Creekstone Proud culture through attitude and actions.


Strategy & Planning

  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of strategic goals for automated and plant electrical systems.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Coordinate with Plant Production Managers, Maintenance Managers, IT network Manager, business application owners, and outside vendors to coordinate appropriate measures to address system failures.
  • Supervise the maintenance of workstations, printers, scanners, cameras, scales, metal detectors and other plant equipment and electrical systems.

Operational Management

  • Plan, organize and direct the work of supervisors and hourly technicians.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to specifications and standards.
  • Enforce safety, GMP and housekeeping practices.
  • Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Makes employment decisions. Assures that all employees follow company policies, procedures, and established work instructions.

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{=html} <!-- --> - Manage control systems which include working with equipment vendors and contractors. - Manage troubleshooting and repair of packaging and conveying systems, including PLCs, labeling equipment, metal detectors, scales, and scanners. - Work with maintenance to perform and test systems connectivity and functionality. - Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve electrical distribution and power problems, motor control systems, lighting, pumps and other systems and sub-systems as necessary for continued plant production and operation. - Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles. - Analyze production and physical plant operations for reliability and cost saving opportunities. - Recommend, schedule, and assist with plant modifications, upgrades, reconfigurations, and/or equipment installation. - Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of control systems procurement and development efforts. - Create required reports in response to business needs. - Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure repair parts and services. - Maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use. - Manage and/or provide guidance to other members of the team. - Deliver against monthly targets using leading indicator KPIs. - Manage and promote accountability and success promoting a Creekstone Proud Culture. - Assist all plant managers and personnel as needed.