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Windom, Minnesota




HyLife in Windom Minnesota a division of the Hylife organization is engaged in the dressing and processing of hogs for both domestic and world markets. To reach and sustain its position as a premier supplier of quality food products it strives to employ talented and motivated people who are capable of reaching the cutting edge of their discipline.  Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of a Maintenance Manager located in the vibrant community of Windom, MN.



  • Manages the maintenance staff through delegation, policy and procedure administration, assignment of work responsibilities, planning, organizing, directing and follow-up of the work assignment
  • Promotes plant safety performance through administration, enforcement of company and plant policy and in compliance with Federal and State agencies.
  • Responsible for the management of maintenance systems associated with high performing manufacturing organizations while focusing on maximum plant capacity, while minimizing cost.
  • Assigns proper scheduling of work to maximize task completion with minimal plant disruption, reduction in unscheduled downtime while lowering costs and creating higher plant efficiency.
  • Accountable for providing short- and medium-term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Assists the Plant Engineer in developing and managing an effective Preventive and Predictive Maintenance program.
  • Extracts and analyzes program data to ensure a constant state of continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at 5+ years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • Familiar with a variety of market concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Exposure to Quality Systems/Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Ability to read electrical diagrams, have good electrical skills.
  • Possesses advanced technical skills in the mechanical / electrical fields (e.g. PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.) and is able to lead resource planning efforts in a large manufacturing environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of electrical systems, both control and industrial wiring.
  • Must be proficient in the following areas:  Pipe fitting/Plumbing, Welding, Shop Machinery, Sheet metal, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical Controls & instrumentation, Automatic Equipment Operation (setup, repair, and tear down).
  • Must be capable of becoming HazMat team qualified.
  • Familiar with OSHA regulations, AIB standards
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to withstand higher noise levels, dust and odors associated with a pork facility.
  • Ability to work in areas of extreme heat or cold conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds on a daily basis.
  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and others, demonstrating a dedication to achievement of results.
  • Ability to sit, stand, squat, walk, kneel, grasp, crouch, talk and hear.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage, prioritize multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of people.
  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
  • Thorough knowledge of world-class maintenance management systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, etc.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of and the Internet. Strong interpersonal and technical skills required; presentation skills preferred.
  • May be required to work long hours and weekends.
  • Must attach Resume to be considered



If you thrive on new experiences and want to be a part of a team with international reach, apply today at


We are an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Windom, Minnesota

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At HyLife, our service, integrity and commitment to sustainability set us apart as Canada’s leading pork producer and global exporter of high quality pork products. But our commitment to the best doesn’t end there. HyLife’s innovative leaders continue to expand and develop the company to satisfy the evolving preferences of today’s growing market. Customers consistently choose HyLife pork because we deliver on expectations for premier flavour, colour, texture, and tenderness. Our unwavering dedication to meet these expectations has led HyLife to achieve recognition as one of the leading producers of premium quality food products for the global marketplace. Headquartered in the central Canadian community of La Broquerie, Manitoba, HyLife employs over 3,500 people and believes strongly in investing in the personal growth and development of staff. We are dedicated to providing a safe and rewarding work environment and are proud to be recognized with Platinum Status as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.

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