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Maintenance Facility Manager

Company Name: Peytons
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 9

At Kroger, we are looking for talented and engaged individuals with a passion to Feed the Human Spirit. We need individuals who will share in our goal to being friendly and caring, and to make sure that everything we do is Fresh for Everyone in our communities. Our employees are leaders who are committed to personifying Our Promise of Everyone Friendly and Caring, Everything Fresh, to Uplift in Every Way and to Improve Every Day.


The Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center, is a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies. We are currently looking for a Maintenance Facility Manager  to become a part of our Team.  Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center is located in Bluffton Indiana.  We are proud to be Wells County’s largest employer. 


Why you’ll love working with us:

Competitive Wages

Excellent health benefit package

401k/Roth Options

Paid time off (vacation, holidays, health & wellness days, and personal days)

Paid sick leave

Employee discounts at Kroger and Kroger Banner stores

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee discounts with cell phone providers, computer companies, travel organizations and more!

Advancement potential in a fast-growing industry. Come for a job. Stay for a career



Position Summary

Provide technical and professional leadership to the Engineering and/or Maintenance department and advise operations inclusive of directing, scheduling/controlling all related activities to achieve an integrated operations business plan. Responsible for the budgeting and execution of maintenance, utilities, and minor capital. Ensure maintainability and reliability of automation systems, equipment, buildings and facilities to achieve a high level of asset preservation at a reduced operating cost. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Drive the Maintenance Excellence process by leading an effective predictive/preventative maintenance (PPM) program through work order procedures, parts inventory, training, scheduling, efficiency improvements, and compliance programs
  • Operate, maintain, and repair all aspects of the automation system
  • Pinpoint electrical, mechanical and PLC (programmable logic controller) fault; analyze and institute recovery
  • Manage the emergency response to automation downtime
  • Develop, implement and control the department's budgets
  • Lead people processes in department by guiding, coaching and developing direct reports
  • Recommend equipment modifications or replacement to improve safety, quality or throughput
  • Perform analysis to determine root cause for the most critical and repetitive failures
  • Create and maintain the appropriate engineering records including equipment records and manuals, drawings and diagrams, inspection reports and legal records as required by the appropriate agencies
  • Work closely with outside agencies, i.e., OSHA, EPA, FDA, etc., to ensure compliance with current regulations
  • Manage all outside contractors and third-party contractors performing any automation maintenance or facility work
  • Lead the development and implementation of the 3-Year Minor Capital Plan inclusive of due diligence for project feasibility, preparing capital requests, creating contracts, effective project management and achieving the project deliverables
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing or logistics setting
  • 2+ years of experience in a leadership role in a maintenance organization
  • 1 year of experience in Automation operation & maintenance
  • 1 year of experience in Manufacturing processes & plants
  • 1 year of experience in programmable logic circuits (PLC) troubleshooting & repair
  • 4+ years of advanced knowledge/experience of electrical systems
  • Any project management experience
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organization, communication and leadership skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Any experience as a maintenance manager at major facility
  • Any proactive maintenance experience
  • Any experience working with automated material handling systems
  • Any experience with automated conveyor preventative maintenance & material handling equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Travel: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    Regions: Midwest


    Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  IN || Bluffton || 1111 South Adams St. || 46714 || Peytons || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

    Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Developer, Manager, Inspector, Engineering, Technology, Management, Quality

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