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Manager Maintenance

Columbus, Georgia, United States
Open to Neg
May 03, 2019

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Proficient engineer looking to utilize my 30+ years of experience, motivational skills, and team work mentality to further enhance the company’s growth and development to surpass company standards for short and long term goals.


Plant Engineering / Maintenance Manager

Kellogg’s Snacks, Columbus GA Aug 1998 – Nov 2015.

Designed and executed preventive and prognostic maintenance plans, coordinating scheduled downtime of equipment to perform improvements and minimize downtime during production.

Oversee multiple departments ensuring all installation, repair and upkeep of machinery

Monitored inventory and expenses to control and effectively lower budgets

Plant liaison implementing accurate communication and generating moral for entire staff and hourly employees

Modernized equipment by introducing new electronics to older machinery to add reliability and increase productivity

Plant Maintenance Manager

Keebler Company, Sayreville NJ Aug 1997 – Aug 1998

Planned and implemented several “need immediately” improvements on equipment which resulted in a productivity rise from 84% to 96%

Rationalized scrap waste SOPs which resulted in scrap waste percentage decrease from 13% to 7.5%

Restructured inadequate vacations and OT allocation systems which resulted on saving 455 OT hours every quarter

Established a preventive maintenance program unique to each area of the departments

Kellogg Co. Purchased Keebler and decided to close Sayreville plant, offering me relocation at 3 different facilities, and I decided and move to Columbus, GA

Projects and Maintenance Consultant

UNIFORCE/Nabisco Inc, Fair Lawn NJ Aug 1996 – Aug 1997

Concentrated on identifying and enhancing the mechanical/manpower efficiency of 5 production lines

Created a lubrication program to intensify machinery effectiveness

Advanced the Distribution Center by upgrading 5 of 9 palletizers and conveyor systems to increase output by 40%

Maintenance General Supervisor

Nabisco Inc, Fair Lawn NJ Oct 1976 – Mar 1996

Responsible for a crew with over 70 technicians and 4 supervisors

Applied new planning and scheduling programs for improved payroll management

Implemented preventive maintenance program, and Safety and SOPs program

Trained, coached, counseled, and disciplined employees per company standards


University of Illinois

Chicago, IL – Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety

American Institute of Baking

Manhattan, KS – Certificate of Completion for: Maintenance Engineering, Bakery Engineering, and Cookie and Cracker Technology

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ – Completed Labor Law Seminar course

Bergen Community College

Paramus, NJ – Completed Labor Law and Macroeconomics courses

Buenos Aires Technical Institute

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Mechanical Technician


Fluent in Spanish language

Respectable in designing strategic planning and development programs

Strong knowledge in safety procedures

Exceptional experience in training, motivating, and supervising personnel

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