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Evansville, Indiana Job Juncture

Our client is seeking a talented Maintenance Manager to lead the department at the plant near Evansville, IN. The company is stable, profitable, and producing an in demand product. We will offer a competitive base salary, a positive working culture, and a solid benefits package.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proactive optimization of cost effective maintenance & reliability (M&R) in support of lean manufacturing principles and business deliverables, as well as providing technical training opportunities for all associates in order to increase skill and knowledge bases for a 24/7 manufacturing environment.
  • Coordination of equipment and building facility maintenance activities at the plant, and capital projects with support of engineering to maximize equipment reliability, efficiency and cost.
  • Responsible for purchasing, expediting and installing equipment with or without outside contractors.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the PM (Predictive/Preventative Maintenance) pillar at a plant level as she/he is part of the Integrated Lean/6S Management Team.
  • Creates and/or aggressively implements & maintains the plant maintenance and continuous improvement plan aligned with plant / BU priorities.
  • Proactively evaluates & leads refinement of overall equipment reliability plans, strategies, equipment performance & root cause analysis effectiveness.
  • Performs regular PM Assessments and coach visits at site level and establish action plan in collaboration with site Asset Reliability Manager.
  • Ensures all employees under his/her direction clearly understand all safety rules and regulations, appropriate training has been received and work performance is in accordance with applicable regulations.
  • Champions GE improvement initiatives, as well as selection, implementation and monitoring of equipment reliability improvement plans.
  • Hands on leadership and coaching abilities - empowering, developing & motivating people.
  • Understanding of predictive and preventative maintenance processes.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • BS or AS Degree is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of plant level operations and maintenance supervision experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in direct supervision of engineering/maintenance/production staff in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in food or beverage manufacturing is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of MRO inventory management and procurement processes.
  • Interpersonal Skills along with Problem solving and Decision Making are key components to the success of this role.
  • Interpersonal Skills along with Problem solving and Decision Making are key components to the success of this role.
  • Experience as maintenance/reliability manager in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in developing and delivering against a departmental level budget.
  • Experience working with lean manufacturing/six sigma methods and processes.
  • Experience leading/ implementing a site-wide total productive maintenance plan