Clemens Food Group

  • Utilities Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Coldwater
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    Challenge the process. Collaborate & Engage.

    Build your career with Clemens Food Group and be a part of an exciting, collaborative, team environment.

    At Clemens Food Group, we want you to constructively challenge and have your ideas heard. We are looking for diverse individuals who push the limits and think outside the box!

    Clemens Food Group realizes that our team members are the key to our success. Come be a part of our team and see your ideas in action!



    The primary purpose of this position is to supervise, provide leadership to and perform hands on maintenance while guiding the Refrigeration and Boiler Teams at Clemens Food Group in Coldwater, MI.                                        



    The job responsibilities are:

    • Follows department guidelines with regard to employee, hygiene and product safety.
    • Must be able to work in close proximity to and cooperate with other employees within the maintenance department.
    • Must be able to work fluctuating hours and weekends as required to meet production and maintenance needs.
    • Must know how to trouble shoot problems that might arise.
    • Adheres to all safety rules, QA guidelines, PPE policies, and if applicable, RTE procedures.
    • Follows HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) guidelines, departmental cross-contamination guidelines.
    • Must maintain a neat and clean work environment at all times.
    • Must immediately stop and correct employees when a safety, quality or company violation is observed.
    • Other duties as necessitated by change or by direction of management.
    • Being on call as needed.
    • Manage team including schedules, time and attendance, staffing open positions and corrective actions.
    • Maintains and monitors labor and materials; monitor productivity ensuring Company guidelines and protocols are met.
    • Manages financial performance by controlling costs, budgeting, business and financial planning and tracking financial activity.
    • Oversee training of new employees to familiarize them with HQM policies and procedures.
    • Ensures all equipment and machinery are accounted for and properly maintained.
    • Oversee all capital projects related to refrigeration: scope, cost, timelines.
    • Oversee PSM/RMP compliance and enforcement.
    • Coordinate with the safety department on Emergency Response.


    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                        

    Bachelor's degree (B. A.or B.S.) from four-year college or university; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Facilities and Maintenance Specific Education/Experience

    Working knowledge of: Mechanical, Electro Mechanical, Electronics, and Frick Controlled Equipment. Must possess knowledge of the fundamentals & applications to include electricity, electronics, Ammonia systems, HVAC, pneumatic and mechanical repair of  machinery and  equipment, pipe-fitting, instrumentation, controllers, PLC's,  precision alignment, mechanical systems and pumps. Must have the ability to direct work in installing, repairing, troubleshooting, and maintaining all electrical & mechanical equipment. Confers with other department supervisors to coordinate activities of individual department needs. Skills in fault diagnosis to component level- including the use of test equipment. Knowledge of fabrication and installation of parts. Demonstrate the ability to communicate engineering concepts to non-technical personnel.



    Language Skills      

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers. 



    Mathematical Skills  

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


           Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Computer Skills 

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Office software and Payroll systems (correcting punch times).


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Power Industrial Truck Certification

    Fire Extinguisher certification

    Supervisors Orientation

    OSHA Emergency Response Training and up to date refresher training.

    Ammonia System Operator Training


    Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally 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 ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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