Maintenance Manager

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Morton, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Maintenance Manager 


Precision Planting is an innovative company that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways.  In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally.  Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, make current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world.  Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth.  We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork.  If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.   


About the Role: 

Responsible for all equipment in the Operations center in Morton, IL. The facility will be a brand-new state of the art operations center with manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution operations. There will be several highly automated areas including a large-scale GTP (goods to person) system and other systems running in concert to manufacture and fulfill orders for our global customers. 


The ideal candidate will have related field experience and will be a good administrator as well as a hands-on leader that can prevent equipment breakdowns by executing predictive and preventive maintenance. They will be resourceful and knowledgeable to solve equipment failures promptly. The manager will work as part of the operations team and will have a team of maintenance technicians under their responsibility. As needed, the Maintenance manager will work with contractors and vendors to keep the equipment operational in the building. 



What would I be doing? 

  • Lead maintenance team to keep equipment running in optimal conditions 

  • Responsible for installation, service, repair, and upkeep of all equipment in Ops center facility 

  • Creating and implementing maintenance procedures. and ensure they are executed 

  • Conducting regular inspections of the facilities to detect and resolve problems 

  • Responsible for daily management of the maintenance team (up to 12 people) 

  • Mange vendors related to equipment maintenance and projects 

  • Manage projects as needed related to equipment upgrades or building needs 

  • Tracking expenses and overseeing the budget for maintenance 

  • Ensuring all department workers adhere to the safety policies and procedures. 

  • Assigning repair schedules and evaluating repair cost estimates 

  • Documenting and preparing daily progress reports and maintenance logs 

  • Overseeing equipment stock and placing orders for new supplies and spare parts as necessary 

  • Other tasks assigned by manager 


What must I have? 

  • 5 years working experience in manufacturing industry, supply chain or production planning 

  • Understanding of Fortna systems and auto store (cardex) equipment preferred 

  • Strong machine maintenance background 

  • Must work on site  

  • Ability to be available on site as needed during maintenance windows or equipment breakdowns 

  • College degree, preferred 



AGCO is an equal opportunity employer. 


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