This talented professional has extensive experience in maintenance management in a variety of applications including:

  • 13+ years in food manufacturing overseeing a 24/7 operation involving dried fruit in a food and beverage industry facility.  Multi-million $ budget.
  • Extensive experience with BRC and SQF audit compliance having overseen maintenance compliance for BRC in the dried fruit plant as well more recently a fish processing plant successful SQF audit.
  • Oversaw the planning and coordination of the replacement of a batch infusion process with a continuous infusion process for cranberry sweetening worth over $5mm that resulted in significant energy savings as well as efficiency and product quality improvement.
  • Implemented a CMMS program used for Preventive Maintenance, purchase orders, inventory control and equipment history tracking.
  • 20+ years in federal service with the US Postal Service including the last 6 managing a 24/7 maintenance department of over 160 employees with 8 maintenance supervisors reporting to me. (multi-facility)
  • Project manager for a $2.1mm replacement of a membrane roofing system on a 300,000 sq ft manufacturing facility without downtime impact to production.
  • Oversaw the disassembly, crating, shipping and reassembly of a 90’ flat mail processing machine from Baltimore MD to Providence RI.
  • Acquisition and implementation of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for multiple industrial entities including a food manufacturing facility, a fish processing facility and a bulk mail processing facility.

Education: AS Electrical Engineering, Certified Plant Maintenance Manager [CPMM]

Compensation: typically $75/hour plus mileage / expenses

If you’re in need of a project manager for short or long term, reach out to me today to set up a discussion.  In addition to technical expertise, this talented professional is skilled in labor relations and working with people to find common ground.  Available immediately!


Meet Your Recruiter

Laurie Hyllberg

Vice President at Kinsa Group and Executive Recruiter. Laurie champions Kinsa’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management and Marketing she adds 20 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa Group. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, FaB Wisconsin, Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors and food service companies growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!
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