Our client is looking for a Shift Manager – Electrical Maintenance that will be responsible for applying engineering principles, troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques to evaluate and make decisions that resolve operational conditions and improve reliability. In addition, this role will supervise, direct, and coordinate efforts of experienced technicians, craftsmen, and project planners to repair and maintain electrical equipment to maximize operating efficiencies and improve reliability. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively engage teams and promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration through two-way communication and encouraging new ideas and different perspectives that drive individual, team, and company success.
-Administer the safety program to ensure a safe work environment, including proper housekeeping.
-Directly supervise union employees and work closely with vendors and contactors.
-Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers and assign duties accordingly.
-Coordinate, organize, and direct activities of maintenance crews.
-Assists workers in diagnosing malfunction in machinery and equipment.
-Maintain proper inventories of required spares in order to provide efficient operations.
-Coordinate repairs and preventative maintenance with a team of mechanical/electrical maintenance staff.
-Use technical knowledge, equipment documentation, safety procedures, and maintenance schedules to follow, improve, and develop preventative and routine maintenance programs.
-Devise and implement cost saving strategies.
-Develop and implement methods and procedures designed to eliminate maintenance problems and improve product quality.
-Perform administrative activities such as scheduling crews, completing reports, conducting safety conversations, and complying other reporting as necessary.
-High school diploma or GED required.
-Minimum of 5 years work experience supervising crews in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Experience with DC drives and AC Variable Frequency drives is required
-Ability to work rotating shifts which will include extended workdays, weekends, and holidays.
Level and compensation will be based on experience.
-Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor of Science or Associate degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or similar degree program or equivalent years of demonstrated knowledge in a large industrial/maintenance environment.
-Preferred candidate will have experience supervising unionized employees or similar military leadership experience.