BlackRock Resources is seeking an experienced, motivated individual with a solid supervision background who is seeking to work in an established bakery operation in the Chicago Illinois area. The ideal candidate would have 3+ years supervisory experience preferably within a highly automated food/beverage manufacturing environment.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct maintenance personnel so that individuals comply with all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Communicate with all levels of management to address any current or future needs.
  • Maintain and enhance current Preventative Maintenance procedures.
  • Update the Preventative Maintenance schedule.
  • Manage inventory of supply of spare parts for the facility.
  • Keep and maintain files required by local, county, state and federal government bodies.
  • Be an adviser to the Plant Engineer on all issues related to the efficiency operation of the department.
  • Attend meetings, prepare reports and process documents as may be required.
  • Prepare and inspect PM worksheets for mechanics.
  • Perform daily walk throughs to inspect equipment for safety and proper running order.
  • Communicate any/all issues with the Plant Engineer.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 3+ years supervisory experience within a food manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with tunnel and conveyorized ovens, mixers proofers and packaging equipment as well as all support equipment within a food/beverage environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC’s.
  • Experienced with CAMS (Computer Assisted Maintenance System).
  • Familiarity with frequency drives, control panels, relays, solenoids, sensors, limit switches circuit breakers up to 480 volt.
  • Must have strong mechanical/electrical troubleshooting skills with the ability to read schematics, ladder logic and utilize technical manuals and monitor equipment on-line.
  • Industrial 3-phase experience.
  • Troubleshoot and repair production/packaging equipment.
  • Strong working knowledge with varied mechanical equipment as well as pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Knowledge and ability to use shop equipment (mill, drill press, lathe, stick welding).
  • Post-secondary degree/technical degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook).

If you are qualified and interested, please email a copy of your resume to Kevin at [email protected]

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Maintenance Supervisor