Tyson Foods Manager Maintenance I in Madison, Nebraska


Req ID:


Job Description:


This position is responsible for the management and supervision of the Maintenance department; developing and managing the overall maintenance functions for the facility; coordinating maintenance work with production scheduling and ensuring proper manpower requirements for the maintenance department; training and developing maintenance supervisors and hourly team members; assisting in the development and management of the departmental budget. The incumbent will promote and implement maintenance best practices to increase equipment reliability and reduce maintenance costs; will develop and manage the capital budget; act as project manager on capital and maintenance expenditure projects to ensure properproject scope, development, equipment specifications, equipment selection, costing, planning and scheduling, installation, and start up and commissioning. Also responsible for scheduling, planning and coordinating equipment installations,building maintenance projects, refrigeration maintenance and scheduling and coordinating the work of outside contractors. Other duties or responsibilities as assigned; ensures compliance with all human resource and safety policies, food safety, sanitation and all other duties as determined by management; must be self-motivated and have the ability to demonstrate sound judgment, leadership, and decision-making skills. This position is responsible for food safety, food qualityand legality. All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety.



Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical discipline or equivalent preferred but not required.


Eight (8) plus years work experience in industrial maintenance management; experience managing the work of maintenance supervisors and in building and managing a maintenance budget; must have strong knowledge of the equipment used in meat packing operations and preventative maintenance programs.

Computer Skills:

Sound working knowledge of relevant systems used within the Tyson system; a sound working knowledge of MMS and MS Office.

Communication Skills:

Strong verbal and written communication skills; Must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of team members from hourly to upper management, as well as government officials.


1 to 5 domestic trips per year

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Provides functional oversight, supervision and training to all subordinate Team Members.

Position Involves:

Must be able to visually inspect work progress and move to various areas of the plant which may include climbing stairs and ladders. Also must be able to work in a hot, cold and wet environment. Preference will be given to internal qualified candidates currently employed for Tyson Foods

Facility Name (Location):

Madison Plant

Pay Type:



Manager Maintenance I







Job Function:

Operations (Beef, Poultry, Pork, Prepared Foods, etc.)

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Excellent attendance

(5 points or less) Hourly

Excellent disciplinary record

(Cannot have any written warnings + suspension in the last 12 months)

“This position is slated for candidates who are currently working at this facility. Priority consideration will be provided to these applicants first. If local Team Members are not selected, Team Members from other locations and external candidates will then be reviewed for consideration.”

Must have resume submitted to be considered.

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.