Health Insurance, dental, vision, 401k, cell phone, 1 week vacation then 2 weeks after 5 years, 5 personal/sick days per year, uniform, potential for bonuses
Internal Number: 2081222
LOCATION: Kansas City, KS
REPORTS TO: General Manager
The Head Maintenance Manager will support the critical aspects of the maintenance department to ensure the continuous and ongoing operations of our plant. This position is responsible for scheduling, coaching and developing maintenance technicians to provide a safe and reliable production environment. This position is instrumental in driving the Company’s maintenance strategy to keep our production floor moving.
Accepting responsibility for the safe completion of all work completed under direct supervision and conducting routine safety walks and inspections of the facility.
Taking ownership of the equipment across the plant to ensure continuous and reliable operation and providing technical expertise to troubleshoot production equipment issues.
Providing leadership to drive innovation and improvements as the organization transitions from a reactive maintenance environment to proactive.
Scheduling maintenance plan and staff to optimize service and minimize costs, as well as coordination of overtime hours for work completion.
Set a program in place to track and inventory parts for all production equipment
Strive to have your team quickly resolve day to day maintenance issues while balancing projects and prioritizing work.
Ability to train and coach your team to improve performance.
Design, plan and execute projects, working with the General Manager to carry out the Maintenance Strategy for Excel Linen Supply
Ability to build consensus and foster positive relationships with our vendors
Utilize your knowledge and experience to recognize and implement opportunities for improvement.
Ability to support night and weekend issues when needed.
Qualified candidates will have:
Practical understanding of predictive maintenance tools/techniques, precision maintenance skills and experience in a multi-craft environment is a plus.
The ability to effect change through persuasion and excellent communication.
Ability to obtain results through others by establishing an environment of team growth, trust and accountability.
Physical Demands: Regularly required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, sit.
Working Conditions: Frequently exposed to hot temperatures, wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. Office environment is typically quiet, and temperature controlled.
Hours of work: Monday-Friday unless something is required to be worked on through the weekend
We do a background check
BILINGUAL SKILLS PREFERRED
Minimum Qualifications:Requires: High School diploma or GED and five (5) years of experience performing maintenance related duties, which include at least three (3) years serving as a supervisor over less experienced staff. Prefer: any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of materials, methods and techniques used in the Laundry industry; computer applications related to the work. Skilled in planning, organizing, assigning, directing, supervising, and reviewing and evaluating the work of staff. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, PC: Word, Outlook, Excel.
A little history of Excel Linen Supply
Founded in 1931, Excel Linen Supply has been family owned and operated since 1931. We are the only linen production facility in this area that is exclusively for Food & Beverage and high-end hotel linen. We strive to educate our customers about pricing rather than just giving a low unit rate to confuse them. Excel Linen Supply has become a leader in the hospitality linen rental industry in the Kansas City market. Our average tenure of over 20 years for our key employees and 10 years for our Route Reps keeps Excel Linen Supply on a path of practicing good business. We recently won the Hotel and Lodging association of KC and The KC restaurant associations’ company of the year awards for service excellence.
Excel Linen Supply processes around 300,000 lbs of napkins, table cloths, towels, aprons, chef coats, rugs, and more per week. We have over 28 colors of napkins and 24 colors of table cloths in stock for our customers to rent on a temporary basis. We recycle around 80% of our water throughout the day. We are truly a local, family ran, linen rental company with little red tape to get anything done.