Maintenance Supervisor
Full-Time Maintenance Supervisor at Redwood Farms Meat Processors
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: May 28, 2023
Industry: Job Opportunity
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Based on Experience
Education Level: Certification

Redwood Farms Meat Processors, located in Estherville, IA, was built out of a passion for the Great American Farm and its traditions. You’ll see that in our people and our products. We are changing the way pork is processed; learn more about what we do at


---Areas of Accountability---

All areas of accountability to be delivered with GRIT - our values of Generosity, Relationships, Integrity, and Teamwork Train & Guide Technicians Delegate Tasks & Manage Workflow Maintain & Install Equipment Uphold Company Standards & Policies

--Essential Duties and Responsibilities--

  • Work safely following all company safety policies, practices, procedures, and improvement initiatives
  • Perform routine equipment monitoring, troubleshooting, and service to ensure reliability and equipment uptime
  • Develop, maintain, and delegate weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work orders
  • Inspect and maintain heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration systems
  • Monitor equipment and inventory and ensure team is staying within department budget
  • Assist with new installations and help coordinate large renovations or projects
  • Maintain and ensure adherence to a clean work environment to promote safety and product quality
  • Champion new and existing company policies and train new employees on procedures
  • Act as liaison between upper management/FUI Corporate Office and the employee
  • Review timesheets and assist
  • Payroll with attendance-related inquires, when needed
  • Clearly communicate and present disciplinary documents, informing HR when required
  • Receive employee concerns and attempt to resolve problems
  • Monitor employee productivity and performance; providing constructive feedback and coaching when needed
  • Communicate any accidents, threats, downtime, or cost-saving measures to upper management
  • Assist other production and maintenance personnel as needed or requested
  • Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description.
  • Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal work load.


  • 3-5 years experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance; or relevant technical degree, required
  • 2+ years in maintenance supervisory role, preferred
  • Knowledge of USDA regulations and experience in food production, preferred
  • Experience with automation and Allen Bradley PLC programming with Studio 5000 and Rs Logix 500, preferred
  • Experience or willingness to learn HVAC, refrigeration, and boiler skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; bilingual skills (English and Spanish), desired
  • Skilled in operating welders, torches, and metalworking equipment
  • Ability to safely operate skid steers, forklifts, tractors, trucks, and Simon lifts
  • Read and understand warnings, manuals, and wiring schematics
  • Capability to lift and/or carry up to 60 pounds, occasionally
  • Stand and/or move on feet for up to 12 hours per day or more depending on projects and breakdowns
  • Bend, lift, turn and/or twist body, frequently

Redwood Farms Meat Processors

Contact: Shayla Stage
2421 9th Ave South
Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa 51334