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Maintenance Manager

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Koch Fertilizer is one of the world’s largest producers and distributors of fertilizers. Together with our affiliates, we are a global provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, energy and chemical markets. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. See the latest ways we’re creating value for our customers and doing more with less at kochfertilizer.com.

Koch Fertilizer in Beatrice, NE is seeking a Maintenance Manager. This leader will play an instrumental role in ensuring our site meets its maintenance and reliability commitments to the business.

This role works a flexible Monday - Friday schedule and is eligible for relocation.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Champion Koch’s Principled Based Management philosophy to develop the capability of maintenance organization. Drive culture within the team.
  • Responsible for the development and results of maintenance personnel and a high performing team.
  • Relationship building with site leaders and our customers to be a provider of choice and a preferred partner.
  • Lead the maintenance team during turnarounds, planned and unplanned events and outages.
  • Coordination of resources based on plant priorities
  • Working side by side with other site leaders to ensure efficient execution of precision maintenance.
  • Drive safety excellence promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively identify hazards while implementing appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risk involved
  • Drive compliance in all aspects of safety, environmental and Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Drive reliability and mechanical excellence through diligent execution of precision and proactive maintenance strategies
  • Drive consistent documentation of repair records, verifying and auditing proper work methods (Quality Assurance)
  • Improve, develop, and implement maintenance process improvements and efficiencies.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities such as mentoring/coaching, step up supervisor, or leading a team on projects/turnarounds/outages/etc.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 5+ years’ experience as a leader within Koch Companies
  • Experience in the fertilizer, chemical, or refining industries
  • Experience with plant safety and maintenance systems including process safety management, reliability, and safe work practices
  • Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professional practitioner

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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