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Our client is a leading cold and dry storage warehouse facility located in Central Iowa, specializing in the storage and distribution of temperature-sensitive goods. With a commitment to excellence and a state-of-the-art facility, our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Warehouse Refrigeration Manager to join their team. In this position, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and reliable operation of our industrial refrigeration systems. The ideal candidate will bring strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and a proven track record in managing refrigeration operations in a large-scale warehouse setting. Apply today to learn more! 

 Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of refrigeration technicians to ensure the smooth operation of the warehouse refrigeration systems
  • Oversee the maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of industrial ammonia and freon-based refrigeration systems for both internal technicians and contractors
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs to minimize downtime and ensure optimal performance
  • Collaborate with other departments to coordinate refrigeration activities and support overall warehouse operations
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards related to refrigeration systems
  • Train, mentor, and evaluate refrigeration staff to enhance their skills and knowledge and adhere to company policies
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies to reduce costs and enhance productivity

Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as an industrial refrigeration technician, with a focus on both ammonia and freon-based systems
  • Proven leadership experience in managing refrigeration teams in a warehouse or cold-storage facility
  • In-depth knowledge of refrigeration principles, equipment, and systems
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and requires bending, carrying, pushing, pulling, and any other physical activities as needed
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and best practices in industrial refrigeration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, understand a commitment to a 24/7 operation and handle multiple priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Industrial refrigeration systems certification
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Chad Weir at (515) 225-7000 or at cweir@thepalmergroup.com.

Ref: JOB-44394





    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Ames, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $110,000 - $150,000 per Year