Maintenance Supervisor

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

People & HR, Operations
Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024

You’re the kind of person who’s always thinking three or four steps ahead, connecting the dots like an air-traffic controller, staying on top of what needs to happen next to keep everything moving and on time. You love working in a fast-paced environment. You’ve seen firsthand how teamwork makes the dream work, which is why you always lead by example, inspiring those around you to be as proactive, efficient, and accurate as you are.

The Maintenance Supervisor will play a crucial role in planning, coordinating, and overseeing the maintenance and repair activities at our Egg Central Station facility, working a day shift schedule Sunday through Wednesday, 10-hour shifts. You are a go-getter and problem solver who sees the details and the bigger picture at the same time. You understand that a production environment is a busy place and that things don’t always go as planned, but you’re able to stay organized and make sure your team understands and works the plan. You have stellar interpersonal skills that enable you to influence and empower your team to meet and exceed expectations.

What You'll Do

  • Partner with Production to ensure daily production schedule targets are met.
  • Directly manage Crew in their daily tasks, including performance reviews, on-the-job training, and coaching/disciplinary action
  • Ensure all personnel safety, sanitation, and food safety procedures are followed without exception.
  • Assign tasks and monitor performance to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Develop solutions and implement corrective actions to prevent future issues.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment history.
  • Generate reports on equipment performance, maintenance costs, and downtime.
  • Develop and implement maintenance schedules and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Coordinate with other departments to plan and schedule maintenance activities to minimize disruptions to operations.
  • Partner with the training team to oversee and coordinate the development and up-skilling of the maintenance crew.

What You Bring to the Table

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in production/manufacturing preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high-volume environment.
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills

What We Bring to the Table

  • A fast-paced, energetic environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table.
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Parental Leave, just to name a few)
  • Company-wide bonus program; when we succeed together, we celebrate together.
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day 1
  • Free eggs
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town.
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at .