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2nd Shift Maintenance Lead

2nd Shift Maintenance Lead

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Job Title:                    Maintenance Lead (Off-Shift)

Position Location:     Indianapolis, IN


Ingredion is hiring a Off- Shift Maintenance Lead who be responsible for supporting critical aspects of maintenance department to ensure the continuous and ongoing operations of the plant. This position requires strong overall knowledge of the plant and outstanding troubleshooting skills.  The role works in conjunction with Operations and Planned Maintenance to ensure safe, reliable, and cost effective operation of equipment through service oriented supervision of the hourly maintenance staff.


As a Maintenance Lead, your responsibilities will include:

  • Accepting responsibility for the safe completion of all work completed under direct supervision and conduct routine safety walks and inspections of the site

  • Taking ownership for the equipment in the plant to ensure continuous and reliable operation, respond to all unplanned maintenance needs, and provide technical expertise to troubleshoot plant issues. Complete reactive work orders for all work, and follow up with the appropriate Planned Maintenance supervisor to schedule appropriate follow-up

  • Maintaining cost control by minimizing overtime required to complete work and ensuring work is completed right the first time to minimize repeat work

  • Participating in the Predictive Maintenance and Maintenance Planning processes to ensure minimal mechanical down time on equipment and effective operation of CMMS system

  • Being available 24-Hours/7-Days a week to offer expertise and support of other maintenance supervisors and be available and capable to cover maintenance vacations

  • Improving execution of Planned Maintenance by developing / revising standard procedures and guidelines for repair and refurbishment tasks

The Maintenance Lead position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Schedule staffing or maintenance personnel to optimize service and minimize costs and coordinate overtime for work completion

  • Conduct monthly department and weekly Safety Tool Box meetings

  • Monitor the hourly employees to ensure proper completion of work orders and conduct random documented audits on completed work; and coordinate disciplines with Maintenance Management for violations of plant policies and/or poor job performance

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related experience
  • Must have 3 plus years experience in supervision
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills


Relocation Available?            No



Job Grade:                               F      


If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion is the company for you. At Ingredion you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.


We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.


A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company.  Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.