Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos. The Supply Operations Safeway Distribution Center located in Auburn, Washington, has an opening for a Maintenance Manager.
Manage engineering and maintenance services to achieve maximum financial results from the plants capital expenditures, maintenance expenditures, production equipment and fixed assets. Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -Manage engineering and maintenance services and ensure operational reliability. -Oversee preventative maintenance compliance and effectiveness. -Develop, monitor and ensure timely completion of plant goals/action plans, both short and long term. -Assist General Manager and Director in making operational improvements to reduce costs and to increase productivity. -Utilize new technology and lean distribution principals and processes available to maximize efficiency. -Plan, manage and execute capital asset program in compliance with Annual Operating Plan and established policy. -Have or develop a network base with equipment vendors. -Promote development of cost saving initiatives including management of utilities and equipment. -Provide the day-to-day operational leadership for mechanics and associated personnel. -Develop a work environment within distribution that promotes trust, teamwork quality and safety. -Assign accountability, build teams, hire, develop, evaluate, train, discipline. -Ensure the adherence to Safeway policies, practices, and procedures. -Handle union grievances. -Communicate items of interest or concern to employees and Plant Manager via written and oral communication. -Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with Safeway, Federal and State guidelines Ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, Etc.) Qualifications: -4 year college degree in engineering. -6-8 years in warehouse environment with industry experience. -3 years warehouse engineering/management experience which includes financial management and project development and project management experience. -Experienced in department budget management. -Proven skills in preventive maintenance. -Ability to interface with regulatory agencies. -Knowledge of Capital Project Development, Cost Estimation and Management. -Managing/Scheduling/Developing Human Resources. -Interpersonal and Team Building skills. -Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. -Working knowledge of Heat Transfer, Material Handling, Fluid Mechanics. -Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project. Previous experience with Automated Control Systems PLCs and PCs. -Lean manufacturing principals. -Vendor relationships. Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting www.CareersAtSafeway.com on your computer or mobile device. Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect. The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status. We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER