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Maintenance Lead - 1st shift - Cincinnati, OH Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Maintenance Lead - 1st shift - Cincinnati, OH


Posted: 10/13/2020 - Expires: 1/11/2021

Job ID: 221096542

Job Description


The Maintenance Lead provides safety and servant-based leadership to achieve breakthrough production results on their line/system. The Maintenance Lead works to eliminate top losses on a 24-hour, multiple shift cycle through a rigorous Daily Direction Setting system, specifically through ownership of defect handling (DH), breakdown elimination (BE) and planning & scheduling (MP&S). This position leverages the process discipline of continuous improvement tools. The Maintenance Lead supports building technical capability for the assigned maintenance and operating teams, particularly equipment/component level expertise.

This role has 4 direct wage reports.


Equipment/ Component level owner for the line/system
Leads portions of the daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly DDS meetings, including:
Daily reporting and prioritization of defects found/ fixed
Daily reporting of breakdowns
Execution of the plan for the day
Weekly BE dice chart overview and development of Line Team through sharing BE learnings
Weekly tracking and reporting of maintenance measurement data - Backlog, PM Completion, etc. (Indicators of the planning and scheduling system health)

Owns the following for the assigned line/ system:
Identifies and address safety risks related to maintenance activities (standard and non-standard) and prioritizes safety risks identified through DH
Maximo data integrity and adherence to Maximo standards
Health of DH system: Leads documentation of standards and coaches the Line Team, operators and maintenance team through the identification, prioritization and resolution of defects
Breakdown Elimination: Identification of triggers, tracking of BE's through dice chart, ensuring completion of BE's and implementation of countermeasures
Planning & Scheduling: Plans, schedules and assigns all work (corrective and preventative maintenance) for the line. Prioritizes work as it relates to addressing top stops/ losses, including shutdown planning
Deliver parts, service and labor costs
PM Systems for the line/ system

Supports development and leads execution of 90-Day improvement plan to deliver glidepath through loss elimination
Build capability of the Line Team, operators and mechanics to understand their equipment at component level in addition to identifying and resolving defects

The Maintenance Lead will directly manage the maintenance team on the system they own, these additional accountabilities apply:

Manage the shift:
Daily staffing
Directing work of mechanics
Shift Hand-offs
Onboarding of employees
Team Development
Performance management and incentives
Own accuracy and timeliness of performance metrics for shift
Execution of shift specific improvement plan actions
Coordination/ execution of shutdown activities



Bachelor's degree in a related technical field
2 years related experienced


Technical mastery of equipment and develops it in others
Understanding of mechanical processes, both hands on and theory
Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems
Understanding of maintenance and reliability performance metrics
Demonstrated skills in servant leadership, problem solving, coaching and training
Ability to work 1st shift and short-term coverage for Process Leads and Lines Leads if needed


General Mills is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply to any General Mills employment opportunities.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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