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Maintenance Manager - Plant

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC154428041
Company Name
Kelly Services
Physical Address

Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

Maintenance Manager

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Kelly Services is seeking a talented Maintenance Manager for our Automotive client based in Athens, AL. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree plus 8 years maintenance and 4 years management experience. This is your chance to build your own team for this new facility! This is a long-term, (on-going) contract role with potential for direct hire for the right person. Company will consider relocation assistance.

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Send your resume to STAH711@kellyservices.com for immediate consideration

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General Summary:

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Oversees and coordinates the work of Maintenance and Tool and Die departments in accordance with company policies, manufacturing standards and methods, product requirements, quality standards and production schedules. Focuses on productivity improvement and cost reduction.

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Essential Job Functions:

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1. Directs maintenance activities on all production equipment, facilities and utility systems to provide a reliable production platform.
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2. Plans, reviews, and approves the preparation of budgetary items and capital planning for maintenance department (long and short term).
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3. Reviews the status of all maintenance and tool room issues with team members.
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4. Reviews work schedules and manpower requirements.
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5. Provides necessary training, support and guidance to team members.
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6. Oversees spare parts control program.
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7. Plans and implements effective procedures and policies for maintenance and tool & die to ensure that all equipment tools, facilities and utilities are in an acceptable state of repair.
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8. Monitors completion of projects to ensure that safety and quality standards are met.
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9. Approves requisitions relating to new and replacement parts, supplies, machinery and equipment for the maintenance and tool and die areas.
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10. Maintains total awareness of operations’ policies, regulations and procedures and ensures proper adherence to them with respect to all maintenance and tool and die operations.
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11. Maintains close surveillance over maintenance and tool and die operations to ensure scheduled work and material needs, proper use of manpower, skills, equipment and facilities: proper application of methods; and related matters.
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12. Participates in management discussions and planning sessions to help formulate cost reduction, product improvement, problem solving activities and presents operational performance. M. Fosters associate involvement in continuous improvement activities.
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13. Develops predictive and preventative maintenance program in conjunction with production management to ensure operability of all plant production equipment and facilities.
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14. Performs and/or participates in 5S housekeeping, team activities, dress codes, safety rules and all other applicable company policies and procedures.
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Minimum Qualifications/Requirements :

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Education:

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+ Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology, or related field required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Experience:

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+ Minimum 8 years of relevant maintenance experience with progressing level of responsibility.
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+ Minimum 4 years of functional leadership experience as a manager.
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+ Experience in hands-on maintenance and repair operations associated with electrical systems, electronics, fabrication, hydraulics, injection molding, mechanical drives, pneumatics, robotics, stamping, welding, assembly and conveyor systems, and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming and troubleshooting.
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+ Automotive industry experience preferred.
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+ Working knowledge and experience with the Toyota Production System preferred.
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Personal/Technical Skills:

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+ Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job functions of a leadership role.
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+ Ability to troubleshoot and track equipment issues to perform root cause analysis and correct issues with equipment suppliers.
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+ Must have a good working knowledge of industrial technology.
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+ General understanding and working knowledge of skill areas including electrical, electronics, fabrication, hydraulics, injection molding, mechanical drives, pneumatics, robotics, stamping, welding, assembly and conveyor systems, and PLC programming.
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+ Must be able to work in a multi-skilled environment with maintenance aptitude to learn skilled trades other than area of expertise.
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+ Ability to read and interpret blue prints, schematics, drawings, specifications, and technical instruction manuals.
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+ Must have a technical knowledge of all company products, processes, manufacturing, maintenance, tool and die procedures, equipment, terminology and quality procedures.
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+ General understanding and working knowledge of manufacturing and assembly equipment and tooling including design, automation, robotics, or manufacturing processes (and all secondary related processes) relating to automotive interiors.
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+ Working knowledge of shop mathematics and the use of a variety of measuring devices and instruments.
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+ Ability work with a dynamic team and demanding customer(s).
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+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, multicultural work environment.
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+ Ability to work with multiple departments and prioritize activities.
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+ Ability to plan, supervise, and perform functions of assigned areas.
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+ Ability to maintain on call flexibility to control abnormal conditions.
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+ Ability to be flexible in a constantly changing production environment.
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+ Active listener with effective leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
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+ Ability to diagnose problems for true root cause and implement effective countermeasures.
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+ Must be able to work a fixed or rotating shift schedule, including daily or weekend overtime.
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+ Must be able to multi-task, handle diversity, and provide leadership through problem resolution.
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+ Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of the organization in a team environment.
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+ Ability to adapt available skills and equipment to respond to unforeseen demands and/or problems.
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+ Ability to implement plans to control and maintain safety, quality, 5S, cost, and efficiency for assigned areas.
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+ Strong organization, time management, and planning skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
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+ Ability to maintain records and compile data to prepare reports, manuals and proposals.
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+ Must be knowledgeable of budgets, costing, scheduling, customer requirements and preventative maintenance programs.
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+ Must have knowledge of all safety and environmental regulations.
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+ Requires the skill of negotiating with external suppliers and customers.
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Language Skills:

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+ Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
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Computer/Software:

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+ Previous experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications. ERP System experience (e.g., Oracle) preferred.
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+ Solid working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Lotus Notes/Outlook, Internet, etc.).
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