Maintenance Manager

  (#9773) - Mid West
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion plant is looking for a maintenance manager.


The Metals Maintenance Manager reports to the Vice President of Operations. Reporting to this position are 10 professional maintenance team members and 5 maintenance trainees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures work areas are in a safe state at all times.
  • Responsible for directing the workflow to ensure daily maintenance demands are efficiently being met.
  • Plan, budget and execute capital improvement projects for the ongoing operational needs, including technology, facilities and equipment
  • The ability to evaluate the skills of the maintenance technicians and constructing development plans, leading to a cross-functional cohesive team.
  • Is a coach and mentor to the maintenance team to reinforce problem-solving skills and training
  • Overseeing the organization, implementation, and execution of the preventative/predictive maintenance program.
  • Responsible for establishing the strategy for part crib and service department. Balancing parts inventory and equipment uptime while maintaining budget requirements.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance service.
  • Adjust leadership techniques to individual employees to ensure the most effective working relationships and work environment.
  • Develops/enhances onboarding process for all new employees on equipment and processes.
  • Works cross-functionally to resolve problems.
  • Ensures work areas are accessible and safe for employee and customer traffic by maintaining a clean work area at all times.
  • Works independently and as a team member in an office and manufacturing environment. 
  • May have exposure to hazardous substances commonly associated with extrusion, paint and fabrication processes. 
    See MSDS for specific information.
  • Some overnight travel to remote facilities required.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and industrial maintenance processes.
    At least 10 - 15 years of experience in a similar working environment.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or closely related management field required.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed, and work in a team environment
  • Proven knowledge of electrical, hydraulics, and pneumatics required. 
  • Ability to read blueprints, electrical prints, and schematics.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and problem solve. 
  • Previous experience with Preventative Maintenance planning desired.
  • Previous experience with industrial safety procedures and practices related to maintenance and repair.
  • Must be able to react to change productively and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. High levels of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and/or conflicting situations.
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
  • Willing to work flexible hours when necessary and travel to customer locations or other company locations.
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