Maintenance Manager

Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Posted: 09/03/2019 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 1857424 Pay Rate: $85000.00/year

Job Description

Maintenance Manager


Under the guidance of the Plant Manager, the maintenance manager provides leadership for the maintenance department. The candidate also ensures that all plant assets including equipment, buildings, structures, and systems are maintained efficiently and within budget targets. The Maintenance Manager directs specific attention needs on managing the short term and long-term needs of the maintenance personnel in a safe and efficient manner. The candidate is also expected to take a leadership role in safety and continuous improvement, as well as developing a competent/effective staff through capable leadership and personnel administration.


  • Direct maintenance functions to assure the plant infrastructure and equipment are kept in a safe/reliable condition with minimum unplanned production downtime
  • Investigate, analyze, plan, design, and direct the execution of a wide variety of maintenance solutions to support the safety, quality, and reliability of the plant equipment
  • Define, promote, and manage lean projects in alignment with Management and Plant maintenance targets
  • Develop projects using Lean methodology in order to reduce costs and increase efficiency
  • Analyze results against plans and propose corrective actions, providing coaching and support to ensure successful implementation
  • Coordinate the inspection, preventive, breakdown, and corrective maintenance of all plant mechanical, electrical, manufacturing, and facility equipment
  • Ensure all maintenance department personnel adhere to all applicable department and plant safety policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Provide short and long term direction and objectives assigned to maintenance staff
  • Monitor the department employees and ensure competence by initiating training, coaching, counseling, or discipline to respond to items identified in the employee s performance
  • Oversee the plant preventive and predictive maintenance program to ensure effectiveness on minimizing unplanned downtime
  • Maintain efficient, accurate, and timely records and reports relating to all projects and equipment failures within the manufacturing facility
  • Develop specifications for production equipment
  • Assist in the selection, purchase, and installation of equipment in the plant
  • Maintain plant, vendor, and repair maintenance manuals as regulated by state and federal government
  • Oversee maintenance and manufacturing budgets to include labor cost
  • Work unusual hours, including weekends, or nights in emergency situations

Physical / Working Conditions:

  • In-doors in a manufacturing environment that is not air conditioned with a Varied Shift Schedule
  • Wear PPE while working which includes hairnet, hearing protection, and safety glasses with side guards
  • 100% tobacco free workplace on all company premises (buildings, parking lots and grounds)
  • Working unusual hours, including weekends, or nights


  • Bachelor s Degree with a background in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Industrial Management
  • Five - ten years of supervision in a food and or beverage grade manufacturing environment
  • Four years in a maintenance management role within a non-union environment
  • Strong Project Management skills and experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in maintenance trades, equipment design, and function
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical manuals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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