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Industrial/Maintenance Controls System Supervisor (Grade 10)

Fort Morgan, CO USA
Requisition ID:  26796
No of Openings:  1
Posted Date:  Mar 8, 2023
Job Function:  Engineering

Within our Fort Morgan, CO manufacturing facility, we are seeking a highly qualified Industrial/Maintenance Controls System Supervisor on our Plant technical team to continue moving our organization to even larger levels of maintenance, reliability, and production efficiencies. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.

  • Provide guidance and direction to a team of employees in the Maintenance Controls department.
  • Make strategic and sound decisions pertaining to industrial controls, department safety, and department efficiency for team. 
  • Monitor controls systems of the plant related to production processes, overall plant facilities and develops plans to provide preventative modifications to maximize equipment uptime, plant efficiencies, product quality, safety, and cost control.
  • Build an effective employee team by engaging, mentoring, and developing direct reports. 
  • Assist with achieving departmental objectives and company goals in relation Controls department.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the defined devices/equipment with the intent to optimize equipment reliability.
  • Lead troubleshooting of production problems on a timely basis until successful resolution, including major and minor maintenance of automated and non-automated equipment.
  • Monitor and replace automation hardware devices and electrical equipment as needed.
  • Manage, develop, and execute training to all levels of employees.
  • Support a continuous 24/7 manufacturing operation.

You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • 2+ year Associates Degree in Controls Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a similar maintenance subject area.
  • 3+ years of experience in equipment reliability and/or plant maintenance, additional education may substitute experience where applicable
  • Familiarity with SAP, Maximo, or other manufacturing computer systems.

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience reading & understanding Allen Bradley/Wonderware, ladder logic and P&ID loops.
  • Experience in PLC/SLC development and programming.
  • Dairy/Cheese manufacturing experience.
  • Previous controls experience in manufacturing environment


Leprino Foods embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.


Offering you in return:

A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, dedicated sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit increases and bonuses, as well as our annual Profit-Sharing plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.

  • At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $80,000 and $95,000.

Our Story:

Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world’s largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that bold vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated team member who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

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Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Denver
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado