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Maintenance & Engineering Manager in Cape Canaveral, FL at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

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Job Description

As the Manager of the Maintenance & Engineering team at Morton Salt in Port Canaveral, this person will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a safe working environment. Understand, follow and support company policies, procedures, (i.e. lockout/tagout, hot work, confined space, etc.) in addition to Corporate and local safety initiatives.  Assume responsibility for risk assessment. Manage and encourage all employees and contractors to be proactive in the area of safety, including anticipating unsafe behaviors, conditions and unusual circumstances.
  • Prepare projects and supervise the installation of assigned projects. This includes reporting on project approval and assuring the completion of the project functions as intended.
  • Responsible for the overall operations of maintenance, buildings, grounds and yard departments.
  • Assist the production department as needed, maintain equipment for operational efficiency, expedite equipment repairs, increase plant efficiency, and offer training to operational personnel, as identified.
  • Ensure that operating personnel training is conducted through the Maintenance Supervisor, OJT and Apprentice Program.
  • Provide supervision and technical expertise on major machinery, equipment and building breakdowns, overhauls and maintenance.
  • Monitor and log critical records for the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Available as required to direct maintenance work efforts in the absence of Supervisors.
  • Accept special assignments, responsibilities and duties as they arise.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Program (HACCP) requirements in the facility through the completion of work by the maintenance department, contractor and capital and expense projects and other improvements. 
  • Inform the General Manager and QC Manager of any issues, understanding the importance of product safety, quality, legality and authenticity.


Through a sustainable perspective, our unique team spirit and meaningful tasks, we offer you the opportunity for personal and professional development. You can look forward to: Company Health & Wellness Program: We believe in enhancing the lives of employees, which is why we offer DASH – a holistic well-being program. DASH has 5 important dimensions: health, finance, work/life matters, social, and community. Attractive Benefits: You will receive an attractive benefits package, including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Match, Paid Time Off, and Company Paid Holidays. Excellent Commuting: The Port Canaveral location is perfectly situated near several major expressways for an easy commute!

Job Requirements

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce, and is looking for talented individuals with:

  • Bachelors' degree in Engineering, preferably mechanical, chemical, or electrical. 
  • Proven ability to apply engineering principles to concrete problems and opportunities. 
  • Ability to plan and carry out project assignments.
  • Five to seven years of supervisory experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • A self-starter who is capable of managing and performing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a problem solving team.
  • Recognize and respect diverse perspectives expressed by team members, peers, or superiors.
  • Above average written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to include the development of ones team and the ability to foster a positive and collaborative working environment.