Tired of the work/life imbalance as a maintenance professional? We offer a 4-day on, 4-day off rotation schedule working 12 hour shifts. Work hard when you are here, then enjoy a 4-day vacation every rotation! We are searching for a well skilled manufacturing maintenance person who works well with others, and is also able to function well on their own to analyze root causes and provide solutions beyond band aid fixes.

Night Shift: 6:45 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. in a 4 day on/4 day off rotation schedule (4 day vacation every rotation!)

Salary and Benefits: We offer good pay, great benefits, and cool incentives for our Maintenance Crew – a full career package.

Starting pay between $24-$34 per hour depending on experience and skills.
Four 12-hour shifts with overtime pay for hours over 40
Health, Dental, and Vision insurances, Flexible Spending Accounts available after 60 days of employment
401K and Roth IRA w/company matching available after 6 months of employment
Two weeks paid-time-off accrual starts at hire date and can be used after 60 days of employment
Paid Holidays
Voluntary overtime is available

Position Summary: The position of Maintenance Team Lead is responsible for the supervision and implementation of all maintenance tech activity in order to optimize production and carry out safe and efficient planned maintenance routines. The Team Leader offers training and problem solving with sound people skills in a servant leader manner. Your team is small, but very effective!

Primary Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

Coordinates and performs routine and emergency maintenance (major and minor) of manufacturing and facilities machinery and equipment.
Installation, assembly and testing of industrial machinery during plant modification and/or expansion.
Inspects work for completeness and tools and equipment for accountability.
Direct training of maintenance techs in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
Review PM procedures, and regularly review and monitor maintenance personnel routines.
Assist with developing new PM’s for equipment and maintain and or update current program with any changes per the direction of management.
Assist management in maintaining inventory of spare parts and equipment. Notify manager if parts are needed.
Seek opportunities and suggest changes with the uses of equipment for production, quality and to increase efficiency of maintenance department.
Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
Directs, maintains and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance technicians.
Supporting change management and empowering and engaging employees.
Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive reliability improvement program which will ensure all equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable method.
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Operates and maintains equipment and tools for work performed.
Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner.
Adheres to all company policies and procedures paying special attention to health and/or safety procedures.
Maintain and enforce standards of good manufacturing practices, Lock Out/Tag Out, and good house keeping.
Attend monthly maintenance meetings and other appropriate meetings to stay informed and/or disseminate information on plant related issues.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Motivates employees to achieve company goals.
Delegates work orders and instructions to maintenance staff.
Provides guidance and direction to the team, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Perform Crew Leader and Maintenance Tech evaluations according to the schedule.
Ensures safe work practices.
What you bring with you:

HS Diploma/GED required
Associates degree or certification in a technical field preferred.
2-4 years of hands-on manufacturing maintenance experience, preferably in a food manufacturing setting.
Sound skill with standard mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair practices, and preventative maintenance.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Physical Requirements:

Regularly lift and/or move a minimum weight of 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to climb ladders and work in high, precarious places up to elevations of 50 feet.
Have the ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small parts.

About Shoreline Fruit LLC

Shoreline Fruit is the largest tart cherry producer in North America operating nearly 6000 acres of cherry orchards right here in Michigan, growing and producing over 50 million pounds of cherries each year. We are a grower owned company built from two families' stories filled with pride and hard work that continues to grow in its reach of customers here and around the globe. Working at our production facility, you will be joining the team that processes the finest cherry products and other dried fruits available anywhere in the world.