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Maintenance Manager

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 03/14/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Operations - Management Job Number: 729058

Job Description

The Maintenance Manager is a hands-on position responsible for technical direction and leadership to the maintenance group and supporting functions. Role ensures equipment is running to its maximum efficiency and output; including facilities management, housekeeping and safety activities.  

Essential Job Responsibilities:
•    Maintenance & Building Management: Provide hands-on coordination with scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing work of maintenance personnel and outside vendors.
•    Restorative Maintenance/Housekeeping: Coordinate Building and Equipment Restoration Program in which continuously addresses and aggressively satisfies detailed restorative efforts (painting, overhauling, cleaning etc.) Maintain program schedule and allocate resources to pro-actively ensure building and equipment surfaces and components are properly treated and cared for in response to environmental and standard degradation/wear.
•    Provide employees timely, candid and constructive feedback; train and develop employees on technical maintenance skill sets and capabilities to their full potential; provide challenging opportunities that promote continuous improvement and enhance employee career growth; ensure MIL’s standards of customer service, quality, professionalism and commitment are met.
•    Operation, installation, repair, maintenance, housekeeping/custodial and continuous improvement of facilities and equipment 
•    Troubleshoot and proactively address maintenance issues and requests to ensure optimal equipment/process performance and minimize downtime. 
•    Maintain a scheduling and prioritization system in which maintenance tasks are assigned a priority value within and between departments and scope of task, timeframe to completion and specific delegations are identified. System must be continuously updated and easily accessible for management review.
•    Work with departments requiring emergency service or equipment modifications in order to meet customer commitments. 
•    Oversee and participate in 24/7 Emergency On-Call Program.
•    Assist with the coordination of building projects including qualifying applicable vendors and equipment, allocating resources, scheduling and enforcing completion timelines etc. 
•    Ensure compliance with building, equipment and safety standards & regulations.
•    Oversee the preventative maintenance program and ensure comprehensive inclusion and effectively scheduled maintenance of applicable company equipment and facilities 
•    Identify and implement improvements to further streamline efficiencies and cost savings
•    Oversee organizational projects such as inventory management and utilization of 5S.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•    PC literate with a thorough understanding of custom production software, AMMS Maintenance software and Microsoft Office applications
•    Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with experience with HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, electronics - PLC schematics, compressors, boilers, rectifiers, chillers,
•    Safety committee and/or compliance experience w/ regulatory agencies (OSHA, EPA etc.) a plus.
•    Must be a quality focused, team-oriented, organized, self-starting individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Job Requirements:
•    BS degree or related fieldwork experience. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree.
•    Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Maintenance and/or Facilities Manager in an industrial or manufacturing setting.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with problem solving / trouble shootings skills are essential.
•    Demonstrated leadership abilities and interpersonal skills
•    Must be proficient in standard computer applications including Excel and PowerPoint.
•    Strong organization and multi-tasking skills – ability to balance and prioritize several projects simultaneously.
•    Individual must be authorized to work in the U.S. under one of the following criteria: 1. A citizen of the United States, 2. A lawful permanent resident, 3. A non-citizen National of the United States. 

Reports: The Maintenance Manager will report directly to the Director of Operations and interface with Management and Supervisory 
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