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Warehouse Maintenance Manager

Memphis, TN, United States of America
Job Reference JR0067272
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 0+
Start date 2023-04-17

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

Direct and coordinate activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools equipment, physical structures plus maintenance of buildings, grounds and utility systems of plant or other establishments.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Review job orders, schedule repair and installation of machines, tools and equipment.
  • Direct maintenance activities on utility systems, coordinate activities of workers modifying machines, tools and equipment, develop preventive maintenance program in conjunction with engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Review production, quality control and maintenance reports, plans and statistics.  Plan, develop and implement new procedures designed to improve operations, minimize costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.  Conferring with other management personnel to resolve problems and improve operations and conditions of equipment and physical facilities.
  • Inspects operating equipment for conformance of operational standards, requisitioning equipment, tools and supplies required for operations.
  • Direct training and indoctrination of workers for improved work performance and inform of company policies.
  • Prepare departmental budget and monitor expenditures of funds in budget.  Approve all shop and maintenance invoices for payment.
  • Ensure all SH&E programs and regulations are adhered to by all employees.
  • Assist in managing the audit compliance and inspection processes for SH&E, local building code enforcement, insurance companies, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).
  • Responsible to ensure the warehouse facilities are in compliance with federal, state, governmental and/or any other appropriate regulatory laws and guidelines.
  • Maintain a regular system of self audits, measurements and reporting which serve to keep SH&E in constant compliance.
  • Ensure staff receives training in warehouse safety practices and that safety standards are maintained.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the areas of safety, diversity, and non-discrimination to ensure warehouses are a safe environment for all employees to work.
  • Obtain competitive bidding and schedule vendors who come on site to do specialized work.  Evaluate potential new equipment or supplies for warehouses.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.  

    Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

    Associate’s Degree or equivalent with five years related experience and/or training or the equivalent

    combination of education and experience preferably as related to a warehouse or construction environment.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skill specifically Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
  • Demonstrated tact and diplomacy when working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to adapt to varied work environments.
  • Experience in basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC.
  • Ability to give clear written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups of supervisors or employees, and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.  Interpret a variety of instructions.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.    Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to be able to perform moderate to heavy physical labor regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and
  • peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

  • Must be able to travel to other company warehouse facilities if requested.
  • Maintain a current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Equipment Used

    Typical office equipment: PC, telephone, fax machine 

    Working Conditions

    Duties are performed in outside weather conditions, working frequently near moving mechanical parts.  Occasional work done in high, precarious places and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

    Employee Supervision

    Supervises all maintenance personnel.

    Decision Making/Accountability

  • Prioritize maintenance projects and assign maintenance personnel to projects.
  • Prepare Cost Analysis of maintenance projects.
  • Prepare annual maintenance budget based on related estimated project expenditures.
  • Approve all shop and maintenance invoices for accuracy and payment.
Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage

- 401k with Company Match

- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits

- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays

- Hybrid work schedule

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company
We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.


Job Description

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

Direct and coordinate activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools equipment, physical structures plus maintenance of buildings, grounds and utility systems of plant or other establishments.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Review job orders, schedule repair and installation of machines, tools and equipment.
  • Direct maintenance activities on utility systems, coordinate activities of workers modifying machines, tools and equipment, develop preventive maintenance program in conjunction with engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Review production, quality control and maintenance reports, plans and statistics.  Plan, develop and implement new procedures designed to improve operations, minimize costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.  Conferring with other management personnel to resolve problems and improve operations and conditions of equipment and physical facilities.
  • Inspects operating equipment for conformance of operational standards, requisitioning equipment, tools and supplies required for operations.
  • Direct training and indoctrination of workers for improved work performance and inform of company policies.
  • Prepare departmental budget and monitor expenditures of funds in budget.  Approve all shop and maintenance invoices for payment.
  • Ensure all SH&E programs and regulations are adhered to by all employees.
  • Assist in managing the audit compliance and inspection processes for SH&E, local building code enforcement, insurance companies, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).
  • Responsible to ensure the warehouse facilities are in compliance with federal, state, governmental and/or any other appropriate regulatory laws and guidelines.
  • Maintain a regular system of self audits, measurements and reporting which serve to keep SH&E in constant compliance.
  • Ensure staff receives training in warehouse safety practices and that safety standards are maintained.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the areas of safety, diversity, and non-discrimination to ensure warehouses are a safe environment for all employees to work.
  • Obtain competitive bidding and schedule vendors who come on site to do specialized work.  Evaluate potential new equipment or supplies for warehouses.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.  

    Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

    Associate’s Degree or equivalent with five years related experience and/or training or the equivalent

    combination of education and experience preferably as related to a warehouse or construction environment.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skill specifically Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
  • Demonstrated tact and diplomacy when working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to adapt to varied work environments.
  • Experience in basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC.
  • Ability to give clear written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups of supervisors or employees, and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.  Interpret a variety of instructions.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.    Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to be able to perform moderate to heavy physical labor regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and
  • peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

  • Must be able to travel to other company warehouse facilities if requested.
  • Maintain a current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Equipment Used

    Typical office equipment: PC, telephone, fax machine 

    Working Conditions

    Duties are performed in outside weather conditions, working frequently near moving mechanical parts.  Occasional work done in high, precarious places and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

    Employee Supervision

    Supervises all maintenance personnel.

    Decision Making/Accountability

  • Prioritize maintenance projects and assign maintenance personnel to projects.
  • Prepare Cost Analysis of maintenance projects.
  • Prepare annual maintenance budget based on related estimated project expenditures.
  • Approve all shop and maintenance invoices for accuracy and payment.

Additional Information
Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage

- 401k with Company Match

- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits

- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays

- Hybrid work schedule

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company
We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us