• Maintenance Manager

    Job Location US-PA-Waterford
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    The Technical Manager oversees facility maintenance, engineering, and environmental initiatives within the manufacturing plant in a continuous improvement-based environment, and maintains a safe work environment. Responsible for training, supervising, and mentoring department personnel including the, Facilities Leader Process Engineers, Maintenance Team Leaders, and Maintenance Planners  


    Plans, directs, and coordinates facility maintenance operations

    • Uses metrics/data to evaluate and improve maintenance, plant leadership procedures, and technical processes
    • Ensures and monitors maintenance efficiency
    • Inspects work equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
    • Plans and establishes work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet performance standards
    • Uses standard work processes to ensure repeatable performance
    • Monitors maintenance and leadership goals and levels to make sure they are consistent with performance standards
    • Collaborates with other managers and supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
    • Oversees the review of invoices, work orders, consumption reports, or demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments

    Maintains a safe work environment

    • Plans, develops, and implements warehouse safety and security programs and activities
    • Prepares or directs preparation of safety manuals
    • Ensures that behaviors, practices, and the work environment support a safe workplace by enforcing safety and sanitation rules and principles

    Leads and develops team members

    • Leads the team through an emphasis on both process and people
    • Communicates effectively with employees through both oral and written means
    • Directs employees involved in the maintenance process and plant leadership positions
    • Interviews and selects maintenance and managerial personnel
    • Coaches team members on a daily basis in the principles of effective maintenance processes and effective leadership
    • Conducts employee training to improve employees’ expertise and knowledge in equipment operations, work safety procedures, leadership skills, and teamwork, or assigns employee training to experienced workers
    • Provides feedback to employees on individual performance standards in a timely and efficient manner


    Education and Work Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree- preferably, engineering (mechanical, electrical)
    • 3+ years of experience in a production, plant, or warehouse technical operations management or supervision role, preferably in the food processing industry

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of advanced principles in plant operations
    • Knowledge of basic and advanced methods of training and coaching individuals and groups
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Decision-making skills
    • Time management skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the INPUT
    • Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
    • Ability to manage team members in executing complex programs
    • Ability to work a variable schedule
    • Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities



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