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Maintenance Manager

Fort Wayne, Indiana
As Maintenance Manager, you will lead the Plant Maintenance group and manage service operations:
  • Allocate labor to execute schedule jobs and dispatch for emergency requests.
  • Confirm with Production that plant is available, and isolations will be ready.
  • Confirm all materials and resources are available when required.
  • Follow-up to ensure work is complete and correct.
  • Build the maintenance team to ensure required skills and disciplines to maintain assets.
This position reports to the Director of Engineering – with dotted line accountability to the Plant Manager.
Your primary duties will be to …
  • Plan, schedule and coordinate all maintenance activities.
  • Supervise PLC / Maintenance Technicians.
  • Complete projects and making improvements within the time frame and parameters of the budget.
  • Develop work plans for maintenance (PM, PdM and Corrective work), providing the necessary information to enable the efficient scheduling, assigning and execution of maintenance work.
  • Perform purchasing duties, as required, ensuring adherence to purchasing policies.
  • Stage materials, as required.
  • Evaluate job feedback and make recommendations to improve future planned work.
  • Assist with budget preparation and tracking of expenditures.


Education:           Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent (GED / HSE)
                                Preferred: AS or higher in Engineering or related field
Qualifications:   Required
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience required
  • Experience in the engineering maintenance field, including experience in a high-speed processing facility.
  • Experience applying maintenance principles, practices, concepts, and options, related to maintenance planning, scheduling, coordination and optimization.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Project) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, organize, and carry out work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with various levels of staff on technical issues.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in dealing with technical matters.
Qualifications:   Preferred
  • Experience in Food Manufacturing and design/build project management.
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement, tracking documented results in achieving to both product and process cost reductions.

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