Rendering Maintenance Superintendent


Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type Full Time

A client of ours, a beef production company, is looking for a 1st (DAY) and 2nd shift (NIGHT) beef rendering maintenance superintendent IMMEDIATELY! Please read the job description and responsibilities thoroughly and apply if you believe you are a fit.

Job Description:

The Rendering Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for managing all mechanical aspects of the Rendering Department. The Rendering Maintenance Superintendent will need to improve the speed, efficiency and control downtime in the Rendering and Wastewater Department. This position reports to the Plant Engineer. 


  • Insure all machinery is maintained in the best condition possible.
  • Create and distributed the highest quality product possible.
  • Insure rendering department makes all necessary yields.
  • Make sure department is always adequately staffed for daily operations.
  • Communicate often with Plant Engineer on loads to insure product specifications and quality.
  • Communicate with plant personnel on various plant issues and relay these issues to all necessary employees in the rendering department.
  • Act as a liaison between plant management and rendering employees.
  • Insure adequate transportation is on hand to distribute products.
  • Deal with government officials on a daily basis to insure cleanliness of area.
  • Order all maintenance parts when necessary.
  • Make and edit work schedules as needed due to attendance or breakdowns.
  • Job performance is measured by the Plant Engineer on criteria such as quality of products, expenses of department, safety of department and yields of rendering area.
  • Attend and give input at daily plant meetings with the Plant Engineer.
  • Directly involved in interviewing and hiring new supervisors.
  • Provides leadership for Maintenance technicians performing preventative maintenance, equipment installs, parts replacement, equipment troubleshooting, etc.
  • Directly responsible for training all new supervisors and/or lead-persons.
  • Supervises and installs replacement motors, pumps, drives, belts, filters, gears, chains and valves on process equipment, facility equipment, and forklifts.
  •  Troubleshoots pneumatic, electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic machine problems and makes necessary repairs.
  • Performs repairs to machines involving machine guarding, bolt replacement, and breakdowns due to mechanical wear.
  • Welds machine components.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks on facility equipment.
  • Handles installations, including hooking up air, water, gas, and the alignment and leveling of equipment.
  • Determines causes of operating errors and possesses ability to tell when something is likely to go wrong before downtime occurs.

Job Requirements:

  • Five years or more experience in the beef or another protein Rendering area  
  • Experience in numerous plants would be helpful to understand different types of equipment
  • General mechanical skills are essential
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Reliable, self-starter, attention to detail
  • Strong presence with the ability to interact with Senior Leadership



Please send resumes to or you can call me at 605.705.6286.

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