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Facility Maintenance Manager I

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Linden, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2023
Manage and coordinate all maintenance-related activities of this automated facility while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures.

This is a cold storage facility.
Facility Maintenance need to be considered a "subject matter expert" in all maintenance required at this facility, including automation and ammonia refrigeration.

All Facilities Maintenance Managers will be on-call when not in the facility (unless using PTO).


  • Manage, train, provide performance feedback and assign duties of direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Implement and ensure compliance with all fire, safety, risk, environmental and health and safety programs
  • Manage, plan and, schedule maintenance workload leveraging the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Collaborate with facility General Manager to develop and ensure adherence to annual budgets for labor and materials. Review monthly utility reports, discuss results, and provide creative solutions to achieve energy management
  • Collaborate with General Manager to create schedule for planned maintenance events and work directly with all automation vendors during the hardware and software commissioning process
  • Provide recommendations on future capital expenditure projects for the assigned building and ensure timely completion
  • Manage all site-specific projects for energy efficiency studies conducted in collaboration with the Lineage Energy Management department


  • Provide guidance on the design and management of future building or automation project work in collaboration with Network Optimization


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3 years facility maintenance management experience including resource planning
  • 4 years automated warehouse or distribution management experience
  • PLC troubleshooting
  • Experience and training working on and around ammonia refrigeration
  • Experience using eMaintenance, or another CMMS
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plan regulatory requirements, program implementation, and compliance oversight
  • Experience reading wire diagrams and electrical schematics
  • Experience using multimeters for diagnostics
  • Electrical background and knowledge
  • Demonstrated proficiency in mechanical and electrical fundamentals and applications
  • Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit/-25 Celsius in cold storage sites or up to 100 Fahrenheit/37 Celsius in dry storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear
  • Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud


Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401 retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.