Chicago Manufacturing Recruiters | Maintenance Manager Position – Food Industry

Kappa Search is a professional recruiting firm that specializes in manufacturing, operations and management recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Maintenance Manager out of the food industry.


  • Instruct and manage technicians and maintenance mechanics, as well as provide oversight of plant service contractors.
  • Oversees safety code compliance and OSHA program compliance where required and ensure compliance to EPA
  • Implements and ensures adherence to company policies and practices including HACCP, GMP’s and Safety procedures.
  • Manage a facility with ammonia and Freon refrigeration equipment, as well as freezer pre-action sprinkler systems
  • Review daily temperatures and system and equipment problems
  • Monitor and manage the ammonia refrigeration system
  • Provide oversight to assure that all preventative maintenance programs, including refrigeration and material handling equipment, are being executed timely
  • Review and follow up daily on material handling equipment that is not in service


  • Several years maintenance management experience in a food production environment.
  • Experience managing and supervising production and maintenance employees in a high volume environment
  • Experience with HVAC (refrigeration, Freon and ammonia)
  • Extensive safety and sanitation experience in a food production environment
  • Experience with OSHA guidelines
  • Material handling experience
  • Quality assurance experience