N eed a very hands-on Maintenance manager with skills from the beverage, bottling, and/or packaging worlds. Client requires a successful history of managing professional technical resources involved in plastic bottle manufacturing, high-speed liquid fill, hi-speed packaging. Must be proactive, organized, detail-oriented, and ready to help the client grow in a 24/7, 365 day environment. Degree preferred; maintenance management software experience a plus.
Position will be a strong number 2 under the plant manager, so, business, production leadership experience highly desired.
This job will have the following responsibilities:
- he Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the plant maintenance program, including comprehensive preventative maintenance processes, promoting asset reliability in order to sustain efficient, cost effective production. They will lead a team of qualified mechanics and electricians to accomplish department goals. This position reports to the Plant Manager. Responsibilities of the Maintenance Manager: The Maintenance Manager leads the department to ensure that all plant equipment and maintenance systems function in an efficient and safe manner. Provides technical leadership by assessing production requirements and matching available resources to complete preventative maintenance and corrective work orders. Maintenance reports and the evaluation of the gaps between target and actual KPI's, along with recommending continuous improvements to processes, procedures and or equipment. Leads all continuous improvement initiatives for the area and ensures appropriate root cause analysis. By the Maintenance Manager monitoring KPI's, they ensure the effective coordination of preventative and predictive repairs of malfunctioning equipment to minimize loss of production. The Maintenance Manager provides guidance for troubleshooting and emergency response activities. Leads daily department meetings, compiles and analyzes daily time sheet information. Manages the development of department resources through performance management of direct reports, creating a highly skilled maintenance team through ongoing feedback, coaching and training. Leads the effective recruitment and selection of team members for department, working closely with Plant Manager to ensure consistent process standards. The Maintenance Manager ensures compliance with all Health, Safety, and Quality standards while meeting maintenance performance targets. Prepares and manages the maintenance and utilities budget. Maintains inventory of operational supplies and material readiness for all maintenance repairs. Shares responsibility for department cost performance with Plant Operations Management. Ensures the implementation and adherence to procedures and processes. Manages housekeeping within area of responsibility. Ensures effective interactions between the department and internal and external customers Assists in the development of standards and conventions to be used for Corporate-wide maintenance program. Evaluates equipment for modification and/or installation of line changes, and provides engineering support. Participates in capital project recommendations for the plant.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Skilled Trade designation or relevant Secondary School Diploma or Degree, coupled with 4-6 years of supervisory/management experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the bottling industry. Superior technical knowledge of manufacturing equipment/systems, combined with solid problem solving and analytic skills. Proven leadership skills to manage performance and inspire team to achieve results. Assertive communication skills both verbally and written. Demonstrated operating skills in organizing, planning and time management, as well as getting work done through others with the ability to manage and measure team members work progress. Proficient knowledge of computers and office automation tools such as Excel.
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