Maintenance Supervisor
Full-Time Maintenance Supervisor at Redwood Farms Meat Processors
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: November 10, 2023
Industry: Management
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Based on experience
Education Level: High School

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website at to learn more! 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 We are excited to grow our maintenance team at our state-of-the-art pork processing facility! We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


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.


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


  • 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

2421 9th Ave. South
Estherville, Iowa 51334