Maintenance Manager

Job Location: 
Gastonia, NC

The Maintenance Manager will ensure maximum efficient operations of facilities and equipment, as well as the care of all grounds and support equipment, through the direction of a technical support staff made up of supervisors, technicians, custodians, and the purchase of necessary outside technical and non-technical support services.



Direct the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment and electrical and mechanical systems.

Develop and maintain a critical spare parts list for each machine. Determine what parts should be on hand, and develop a follow-up process in replacements of used parts.

Develop and maintain preventive maintenance program to include predictive techniques and methods, auditing process and records of planned and completed maintenance.

Implement continuous improvement activities designed to increase up time and equipment efficiencies.

Direct and supervise maintenance staff.

Provide Technical expertise and hands-on mechanical / electrical support where applicable.

Administer contracts for the provision of supplies and services

Support the external audit process to ensure positive outcomes for all required/desired certifications.

Prioritize and assign maintenance technicians to facility projects, maintenance repairs, and preventative maintenance supporting production, facility and company.

Ensure housekeeping of assigned maintenance areas.

Coordinate with Production Supervisors and other support departments for the completion of cross functional projects.

Expedite and coordinate with the purchasing department any critical repair parts, services, and materials needed to support production projects. Maintain conformance to procedures related to these acquisitions.

Direct activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.

Direct facilities actives on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, electric power, gas or air required.

Create continuous improvement initiatives by conferring with management, engineering and quality assurance personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.

Plan and manage facility's maintenance budget.

Forecast areas of training and development required for the efficient operation of the maintenance department.

Ensure that employee reviews are conducted on an annual basis and in a consistent manner.

Other duties as it relates to this position.


Job Requirements Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an industrial technology or related field.

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an industrial supervisory or managerial capacity.

Prior Die Cast or Machining experience in an Automotive Manufacturing plant

Ability to make decisions about suggestions for change. Organize tasks and set priorities while coordinating work with the work of others.

Ability to read accounting and financial statements for purpose of budgeting, planning and forecasting. Interpret scale drawings such as blueprints.

Must have excellent problem-solving skills

Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232
Manufacturing & Engineering

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