Maintenance Manager

Job Location US-TN-Knoxville
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is seeking a Maintenance Manager at a manufacturing facility in Knoxville, TN! The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the effective planning, execution, and reliability of all maintenance (mechanical and electrical) activities and assigned projects within their assigned areas, with a focus on culture, safety, environmental compliance, quality, productivity, and continuous improvement. 


Summary of Essential Job Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may also be assigned.

  • Provide direction and leadership to Maintenance personnel with a focus on company's Core Values and Culture, as well as, provide individual expectations, feedback on performance, and when necessary, discipline to correct unacceptable behavior.
  • Support the plant-wide safety program - set the standard for a Zero Incident Safety Culture (ZISC).
  • Work with all personnel in the plant to intentionally create a healthy team culture, fostering a team environment—be a leader and change agent—set an example.
  • Evaluate and prioritize facility maintenance requirements and coordinate with Operations to schedule downtime activities and other work in the plant, including preparation, planning support, and allocation.
  • Manage development of work plans and maintenance tasks.
  • Submit and manage an annual maintenance and capital expenditure budget.
  • Troubleshoot and assist with equipment issues – mechanical, electrical, programming on a routine basis.
  • Perform a review of Lock-Out-Tag-Out procedures assigned to maintenance personnel at least annually and make changes and improvements as necessary.
  • Manage scheduling and vacations for all subordinate employees to ensure there are no gaps in supporting plant operations.
  • Interface with and coordinate collaboratively with other company departments and employees as team members.
  • Collect, analyze, and use data and statistical methods to make objective and informed decisions and improve processes to meet Corporate and Plant Objectives.
  • Prepare reports to be submitted to the General Manager for Executive review.







  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Reliability Engineering or other technical degree.
  • Hands-on maintenance experience in an industrial environment preferred.
  • Exceptional leadership and project management skills.
  • Leadership background is preferred
  • SAP software experience is preferred





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