Post Holdings Maintenance Supervisor (2nd Shift) in Wakefield, Nebraska

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


  • Supervise production maintenance department.

  • Manage the repair parts inventory.

  • Create work orders and PM’s.

  • Install new equipment.

  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment.

  • Recognize and take steps to resolve operating problems in order to minimize their impact on the operations.

  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records (i.e. timecards, downtime records, absentee records, etc.)

  • Increase the department’s knowledge, skills and abilities through TPC training and other resources.

  • Encourage suggestions from employees which will improve production, quality, safety and/or control costs of production.

  • Enforce company policies in a fair and consistent manner.

  • Keep manager informed on operating and/or employee problems which may require their attention or knowledge.

  • Cooperate with all departments to assure a coordinated work relationship exists at all times.

  • Serve as an active member of Organizational Teams and Committees.

  • Adhere to all safety polices and procedures. Follow through on all safety programs keeping safety as a first priority to provide a safe work environment for employees.

  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous mechanical and electrical maintenance experience.

  • Previous supervisory / leadership experience.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above.


  • Associate degree (A.S., A.A.) or two-year technical certificate in Mechanics and Electronics or a related field;

  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal relations in interactions with co-workers, supervisors, the general public, etc. Sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction in a positive and professional manner.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to effectively write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations.

  • Ability to respond, verbally and in writing, to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

  • Ability to learn and effectively utilize computerized maintenance management system.

  • Knowledge of basic mechanics, welding, electrical, fabrication, preventative maintenance and government safety regulations.

  • Ability to proficiently juggle a multitude of tasks and prioritize.

  • Ability to supervise department personnel in a fair and consistent manner.

  • Ability to recognize problem situations and take appropriate steps to resolve.

  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required.


  • Position will include indoor and outdoor work being exposed to cold and hot temperatures. Exposure to loud noises, fumes and dust. Will need to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, bend, stoop, kneel, ascend and descend stairs, reach and grasp.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.