The R. M. Palmer Company, manufacturer of chocolate novelty candy for holidays, celebrations and every day enjoyment since 1948, is seeking a highly motivated candidate to be a Maintenance Superintendent/Project Engineer for our Wyomissing, PA manufacturing facility.
This position is responsible for all functions of the maintenance department. This is done by providing general management and direction for the employees responsible for the upkeep and repair of the facility, equipment, machinery, utilities and grounds. Maintains contact with suppliers to insure inventories are available. Maintains contact with contractors to insure communication on projects. Meet department objectives including cost, quality and safety. Recommends personnel action and administers company policies. This position is also responsible for and/or is part of a team for engineering and or capital improvement projects.
- Oversees preventive and predictive maintenance program
- Supports production schedules
- Enforce all company policies
- Maintain records
- Work with contractors and suppliers as needed
- Help establish and work with all budget guidelines
- Plan, develop and implement new methods and machinery
- Must communicate to both upper management and subordinates
- Develop and implement CMMS
- Oversee GMP and Safety programs as related to the Maintenance Department
- A member of the New Product Development team
- Maintenance Supervisor
- Project Mechanic,
- HVAC Mechanic
- PLC Technician
Job Qualification Requirements -
Must have extensive knowledge of trades; mechanical, electrical, controls, plumbing, construction and machining. Any specific expertise is a plus. Mechanical understanding of machinery and knowledge of tools for use, repair and maintenance. Ability/Knowledge for general construction of structures, materials needed, tools used to erect, maintain, and disassemble various equipment or machinery. Ability to learn and utilize shop mathematics. Ability to work with and develop conceptualization and engineering of problems. Also, the ability to comprehend blueprints, technical drawings, and outlines to determine specific needs and problem solving. Prioritize problems and solutions. Ability to effectively operate a variety of maintenance machines. Knowledge of chocolate manufacturing and packaging helpful. Strong leadership skills, excellent troubleshooting skills and good communication and verbal skills a must.
Minimum of 10 years in a commercial, production environment with knowledge and experience of processing and packaging.
Machines, Tools & Equipment (Office & Industrial), Software:
Electric, hydraulic, and pressurized power tools, gas and arc welding equipment, various size and types of hand tools specific to applications; various PPE equipment..Personal computer, telephone, Fax machine, calculator and copier. In depth knowledge of CMMS.
The company offers an excellent wage and benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance plans and a 401K plan with an excellent Company match. We also offer opportunities for advancement. Individuals possessing the qualifications and experience referenced above should submit a resume, including salary history, via email or by mail to the R. M. Palmer Company, Attn: S. Weltman, P.O. Box 1723, Reading, PA 19603-1723.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $0.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Food Manufacturing: 5 years (Required)
- Maintenance: 10 years (Required)
- Troubleshooting: 7 years (Required)
- Leadership: 5 years (Required)
- project management: 5 years (Preferred)
- Wyomissing, PA (Required)