AB Mauri Memphis
  • 16-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

AB Mauri North America is a division of AB Mauri, a global leader in yeast and bakery ingredient products.  Our signature line of quality bakery ingredients including dough conditioners, mold inhibitors, leaveners, vinegars, malts, syrups, acidulants and more are sold under the AB Mauri Bakery Ingredients brand name.  When bakers choose from our complete product portfolio, they experience our commitment to an ongoing working relationship - beyond the product purchase.

AB Mauri North America dates back to the introduction of Fleischmann's Yeast in the U.S. in 1868, thanks to the industry-changing vision held by brothers Charles and Maximillian Fleischmann who partnered with Cincinnati businessman James Gaff.

Around the world, AB Mauri operates in more than 50 locations in 32 countries, with global headquarters located in Peterborough, United Kingdom.  AB Mauri was formed in 2004 as an operating division of Associated British Foods (ABF).

Position Objective


Plan, coordinate and direct activities concerning maintenance of facility equipment and machinery in order to optimize efficiency/productivity and meet group and regulatory standards within budgetary guidelines.   Plan, coordinate and direct capital equipment project management, facility improvement and utility management. Ensure proper levels of maintenance parts and supplies are maintained at all times.

Key Result Areas

Performance Standards


Regulatory Requirements

Ensure the safety incident rate reduction meets plant standards

Meet maintenance requirements for sanitation standards

Compliance with all engineering related regulations

Participate in the Food Safety and HACCP programs as necessary

Capex (Capital Expenditures)/ Financial Control

Prepare the plant's capital plan in a timely and efficient manner, with a written synopsis of each capex that includes an accurate description of project scope

Prepare and maintain an accurate forecast of capital spending

Submit complete and properly justified capexes with sufficient lead-time to ensure project spending commences on schedule

Oversee the execution of capital projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget and deliver the expected results (including impact on on-going operations)

Perform a thorough audit of major capital projects after implementation to ensure they delivered the expected benefits

Provide effective training in a timely manner to personnel on new or revised processes or equipment resulting from capexes

Anticipate, identify, mitigate and control the environmental, health and safety impacts of new or revised processes or equipment resulting from capexes

Provide the Accounting Department with the necessary information, without, within one month of project completion, to ensure that all items are properly capitalized

Code invoices so that material is charged to the correct account

Process Improvements

Develop and implement systems to continuously improve product and process consistency and to identify and eliminate deviations from operating standards

Institute, manage and lead a continuous improvement process that consistently reduces cost and increases process efficiency and plant production capacity

Operations Control

Ensure that all plant utilities operate efficiently, within budget, in regulatory compliance, and provide the levels of services required by the Production Departments




Reduce waste to a minimum

Respect environmental regulation

Report all waste to environmental responsible

Health and Safety



Ensure that employees are working in safe conditions and have all the safety equipment needed to accomplish their duties

Complete the document requested in HS (supervisor investigations, Flash Report, etc.)

Encourage safe behaviors and promote working in a safe environment


Asset Management and Maintenance

Institute and oversee maintenance programs that preserve asset life, ensure maximum equipment availability and capacity, and that do not interfere with production

Institute and oversee a system to ensure that all vital records (e.g., operating manuals and service records) on plant equipment are complete and up-to-date

Identify processes/equipment that are under-performing or limiting production, perform root cause analyses and implement appropriate preventive/corrective actions to maximize equipment availability and efficiency

Demonstrate year over year improvements in through-put, equipment availability and downtime

Complete repairs and improvements in a cost effective manner

Spend within budgetary constraints

Procure parts & services at the best quality and price

Code invoices so that material is charged to the correct account

Identify critical spares and maintain appropriate levels of parts inventory

Utilize effective asset maintenance processes such as PM schedules and completion tracking, corrective work orders, root cause failure analysis, and overhauls to maximize equipment performance

Effectively maintain the CMMS system to ensure functionality and utilization across the site


Develop maintenance and prevention programs

Set up programs and conduct studies designed to improve industrial health and safety, and take remedial action in this regard

Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs

Ensure that standards for safe working conditions are observed

Ensure that standards for quality and food safety are observed

Customer Requirements

Train, coordinate and communicate with production and other departments as needed

Provide regular work order status and scheduling reports

Coordinate emergency repairs with other departments as needed

Technical Support

Provide troubleshooting, diagnostic and analytical support to plant personnel as needed

Ensure safe, reliable & proper utilization & operation of equipment

Determine root cause of chronic problems to reduce downtime

Find and propose solutions to improving the plant

Human Resources

Comply with HR policies and procedures

Comply with relevant employment laws


Other duties as assigned

A combination of the listed skills and knowledge is preferred


Bachelor's degree in industrial, automated production, mechanical engineering, or related discipline may be required

Five (5) to seven (7) years' experience in maintenance department in manufacturing plant in areas of maintenance, utilities and facility management

Five (5) to seven (7) years' supervisory experience

Knowledge of the manufacturing sector

Basic welding skills

Knowledge of electricity and mechanical products and processes

Project Management experience

Good Windows skills (Excel, Word, etc.)

Good oral and written communication skills

working conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk, hear and smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to airborne particles and chemicals. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.   The employee frequently works in high places and is infrequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

other factors


Occasional overtime may be required

Occasional travel may be required


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