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Maintenance Manager

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Killeen
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description: Maintenance ManagerEducation and Experience RequirementsThe ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of diverse experience in plant maintenance, equipment upkeep, and machine repair. This includes proficiency in CMMS operations, setting up preventive and predictive maintenance programs, and experience with various construction, installation, and procurement aspects.The candidate should possess analytical skills, initiative, ingenuity, and judgment in planning and directing machine and equipment repairs, and installation and maintenance of plant utilities. The candidate should be capable of handling any emergency maintenance problems independently, with assistance available for more complex issues.Knowledge of all aspects of plant and equipment maintenance, including production machines and equipment, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, blower, exhaust, plumbing, and power supply systems, is required. Familiarity with building trades, including carpentry, masonry, and general construction, is essential. A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred, but the minimum requirement is a high school education plus a two-year technical degree or military equivalent.Role PurposeThe Maintenance Manager will lead and manage all maintenance activities involving machines, equipment, plant, and office facilities. The focus will be on improving the effectiveness of the department's Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Programs and maximizing the use of the existing CMMS. The manager will create a learning environment for maintenance personnel to improve their skills and focus on improving equipment uptime and machine reliability.Key Duties and Responsibilities:-Supervise all Maintenance personnel and their activities, including machine installations and repair, machining parts for equipment repair, welding, brazing, soldering, sheet metal work, electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, painting, concrete work, preventative and predictive maintenance, and office maintenance.-Train subordinates, assign and check work, maintain discipline, and enforce safety and good housekeeping regulations.-Recommend hiring, dismissals, transfers, and upgrading.-Establish good personnel relations and ensure continuous maintenance of high morale, efficiency, and harmonious operations.-Rate personnel performance in accordance with established procedures. Ensure strict adherence to company rules and regulations.-Receive and/or personally prepare work orders.-Plan, schedule, and assign work and keep close check on progress to minimize interruption of normal activities in the plant and offices.-Work from drawings and sketches provided by Plant Engineering and/or make sketches of work to be done, estimate labor costs, and calculate materials required.-Coordinate work on major projects to ensure that assigned tasks are performed according to established schedules.-Requires some physical effort when personally assisting subordinates with the more difficult and extensive jobs.-Concentration and attention are required intermittently when working out approaches to the more complex repairs and installations, planning work schedules for subordinates, and devising preventive maintenance procedures.-Normal workloads assigned with frequent peak loads, deadlines, and pressures imposed by simultaneous breakdowns of machines and equipment and other emergency situations. Diversion is provided in the form of less demanding duties such as discussions, conferences, and routine checking of work.-Exposed to some adverse conditions such as dirt, oil, water, fumes, and heat. Must be on call on a 24-hour basis for emergencies. Occasional travel for short periods may be required to various vendors or seminars.-Requires writing letters, memoranda, instructions, procedures, appropriation requests, and occasional reports.-Contacts are primarily with other departments in the plant, other supervisors, operators, manufacturing management, engineers, and frequent contacts with contractors and vendors.-Direct supervision of two salaried Maintenance Supervisors and indirect supervision of all hourly maintenance personnel.Skills and Abilities Required-Supervise a variety of construction work, building of partitions, installation and repair of electrical plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and heating and ventilating equipment, fabrication of improved equipment and/or component parts and supporting structures.-Ensure that all water, gas lines, sprinkler systems, valves, regulators, control instruments, electrical systems, and lighting are properly installed and maintained.-Supervise all activities in the boiler room, including operation of the air compressors, pumps, blowers, air conditioning equipment, and various accessories and instruments.-Maintain the steam tracing and steam heating systems.-Supervise all types of installation, repair, and maintenance work including setting up and repair of machines, equipment, and accessories.-Arrange for the machining and fabricating of repair parts. Direct the installation of new machines and equipment and relocation of existing machines and equipment.-Work closely with factory management, Engineers, Department Managers, and others on maintenance problems and make recommendations for improving machines, equipment, accessories, instruments, processes, safety, and housekeeping.-Assist in obtaining quotations and negotiating for outside contract work, such as major wiring, rigging, concrete work, and general construction. Recommend new or expanded facilities such as power supply, air conditioning, exhaust systems, plumbing, and lighting.-Requisition materials, supplies, equipment, and tools. Exercise supervision over the proper use of maintenance tools and equipment.-Plan, develop and implement approved programs and procedures for preventive maintenance. Set up and maintain records. Be on call on a 24-hour basis for emergencies.-Exercise responsibility for own professional development through continuing education, attending seminars, visits to other company locations, and other means.-Perform other related duties as directed.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Killeen , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Killeen, Texas

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