FSM - Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904

Company: Bachoco, S.A. de C.V.

Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has grown from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to join one of the world’s leading chicken producers, Bachoco.

Bachoco OK Foods produces the highest quality chicken products for the U.S. market. Currently, the Bachoco OK Foods family includes more than 4,000 team members who are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world.


Bachoco USA is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for our Fort Smith, AR location.


Hours: 2pm-11pm


Summary: Supervises maintenance employees per shift including a lead mechanic. The supervisor also looks for improvements inside the department and improvements of the equipment or facility to improve production performances and presents the improvements to the Maintenance Manager. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures the Preventive Maintenance Program and the Maintenance Work Orders are being performed properly by the crew members.
  • Responsible for the safety of the mechanics and the equipment.
  • Works with the Refrigeration Operators and Supervisor when needed.
  • Works with the Maintenance Manager on all projects to ensure they are completed properly and safely.
  • Works directly with contractors to ensure their jobs are completed properly and safely per our company policies.
  • Uses downtime records to help improve efficiencies.
  • Ensures all safety programs are being adhered to by employees and contractors.
  • Maintains training records on all employees and keeps them updated as required.
  • Maintains log records on various equipment, timesheets, green sheets, and scheduled day off records.
  • Plans for projects, order parts, and plan for rebuilds
  • Willing to work any shift if needed to fill in for absent management
  • Must keep and maintain records for plant, local, state, and federal inspections, and guidelines.          
  • This is a safety sensitive position.                          


Supervision: Directly supervises shift personnel in Reed Lane and Plant One in the Maintenance Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: One-year certificate from college or technical school; or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


Other Skills and Abilities: The supervisor needs to be able to look for future problems with equipment or facility, help mechanics troubleshoot equipment failure and perform needed assistance to help make machine repairs.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

*Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:

Please note that Bachoco OK Foods and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Bachoco OK Foods and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Bachoco OK Foods.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith