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Midwest Refrigerated Services Director of Facilities and Maintenance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Midwest Refrigerated Services, Inc. is a growing family owned refrigerated logistics company, with six locations in southern Wisconsin and one facility in Cedar Rapids, IA, is seeking a Director of Facilities and Maintenance to support our continued growth. We serve customers in the food industry with their distribution and transportation needs.


  • Participates in the design, planning, and construction of the company?s facilities and properties.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining facility maintenance and preventive maintenance programs.

  • Responsible for developing budgets and long-range facilities plans based on company growth and future needs.

  • Oversees the functioning of all building systems including mechanical (industrial refrigeration being a focus), electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing, and waste management.

  • Oversees functions of company-wide equipment including material handling, vehicles, and construction related equipment. Develops and monitors budgets and approves contracts.

  • Oversees contractors involved in facility projects and delivery of services. Ensures building operations comply with all local zoning laws and regulations.

  • Manages company-wide required compliance with all regulatory agencies including PSM /RMP.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge / experience in industrial refrigeration systems

  • Development and maintenance of facility PM programs

  • Development and maintenance of operational and capital budgets

  • Works well with fellow executive team members

  • Self-starter / takes initiative

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Professional manager but relatable to subordinates


  • Minimum 5 years of facility management experience

  • Bachelor?s Degree preferred

  • Industrial refrigeration experience

  • Construction background preferred

  • Proficiency with all MS Office applications and ability to learn applicable application software

  • Possess strong communication (oral and written)

  • Ability to multi-task and maintain workflow while professionally responding to issues as they arise in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to lead as a hands on manager that engages at the team level and is flexible in schedule in order to adjust and respond to operational needs

  • Ability to travel to all MRS locations

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefit package which includes health, dental, vision insurance and company paid short-term, long-term disability and basic life insurance. Holiday pay, PTO, vacation and 401K with a company match.

  • Company vehicle provided

Each applicant will be required to pass pre-employment testing.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by MRS, will be contacted.

Midwest Refrigerated Services, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

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