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Maintenance Manager

Industrial Pro Recruiting - Franklin Park, IL

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Work Location: Franklin Park, IL

Department: Maintenance

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Manager will support production operation by ensuring optimal equipment performance through preventive maintenance and dynamic responses to equipment-related issues to reduce unscheduled downtime.

Leads the maintenance department through guidance, instruction, and provides training resources to foster team growth. Develops a Preventive Maintenance program and manages the maintenance order system. Establishes a relationship with equipment vendors, forecasts equipment needs to ensure readily available supply of parts.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage maintenance team, parts, and equipment.
  • Coach and direct Maintenance team.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and/or company policy and procedures.
  • Works alongside the Production Manager and the VP of Engineering and Manufacturing to:
  • Ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinates maintenance with manufacturing activities to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Communicate with quality and production to support production needs.
  • Generate weekly/monthly reports as required.
  • Monitor the performance of production equipment to ensure adherence to all safety guidelines and compliance with all local, state, federal and company policies.
  • Manage employee selection, training, performance evaluation, documentation, salary and termination processes.
  • Maintain a positive, proactive labor environment.
  • Ability to effectively handle employee issues.
  • This is a 24/7 plant operation

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing operations 
  • Blow Mold Machinery Exp required
  • 5+ years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations preferred
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as a group.
  • Ability to lead by example.

Physical Requirements

  • Production environment. Ability to sit, stand or walk distances for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
  • 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to, steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protection).


Posted On: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Compensation: $100k max w/ 10% bonus



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