Location: Grand Rapids, MI
GR area northwest suburbs.
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This position engages as a member of the Facilitity’s Leadership team, reporting to the Plant Manager.
Assures the safe execution of all maintenance and utility activities, demands that all plant activities are conducted following all safety procedure, champions safety is the first consideration of all employees/contractors and promotes a safe work environment through own behaviors.
Maintains facility and assets to meet regulatory guidelines
Optimizes costs through effective budget planning and management, a cost effective approach towards asset managemnt and minimizing loss and waste.
Optimizes the Availibility and safe operation of production assets through appropriate predictive and preventative maintenance and safe and effective execution of corrective maintenance and projects.
Coordinates major maintenance and project requirements with manufacturing production and engineering, to include major downtime activities and downtime periods and supports the efforts to identify opportunities and develope the Plant’s Capital Budget.
Trains maintenance staff on effective maintenance practices, including effective use of the computerized maintenance management system, problem solving tools, risk and failure analysis, maintenance scheduling and analysis of maintenance related date and equipment histories.
Sets and evaluates departmental goals and objectives through a collaborative effort with maintenance departmental supervision, factory leadership team, Regional Reliability Managers and the Engineering Manager.
Conducts special studies as assigned or self-initiated to improve departmental services, equipment reliability and factory operations or satisfy external requirements.
Provides direction to the operation and maintenance of the Utilities and Wastewater facilities to assure they meet production demands.
Share Best Maintenance Practices with the other client maintenance department, facilities and Regional reliability Managers by participating in semi-annual forums and establishing contacts for regular communication.
Ensure parts availibilty in the MRO stockroom to minimize equipment downtime while balancing economic maintenance inventory management.
Protect the company’s employees through aggressive completion of safety related work orders and enforcement of factory safety regulations such as lock out/tag out.
Maintain the facility and equipment per good manufacturing practices to meet the expectations of both internal and external customers.
Assist with evaluating reliability, utility, facility, production and packaging needs for Capital Equipment.
Responsible for the perormance, training and developement of all departmental personnael.
Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions.
Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and oprational standards as outlined in the factory accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR.
Partner with business leaders on implementation of equipment and manufacturing reliabilty, process improvements (Six Sigma/Lean/Global Production Systems), including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitiation of improvement prject(s) completion.
Manage and evaluate the Maintenance staff including but not limited to performance management, employee improvement and employee developement plans, etc.
Duties as asigned by Plant Manager to support factory related areas.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical field highly preferred of a minimum of 7 yrs of mangerial and maintenance experience, preferably in a unionized manufacturing environment.
Knowledge in the following areas:Packaging/Mechanical Operation, electrical InstrumentationElectronics/Controls
Technical Skills Management
Technical Skills Developement
Strong team building
Interpersonal and communications skills to motivate, empower, train, lead, evaluate and coach a diverse group of team members to reach their fullest potential.
Ability to effectively plan and manage change.
Organize integrated systems and processes
Analyze and solve complex problems
flexibility to adapt to continuous change
Strong computer (PC) skills
Automotive Industry experience would be ideal