Maintenance Manager


Neenah Foundry Co.
Neenah, WI

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education
5+ years

Job Summary

The Maintenance Manager directs the function of the maintenance. This position is responsible for assuring the safe and efficient operation, utilization and maintenance of all equipment, building and grounds. The Maintenance Manager is accountable for the safety, productivity, attendance and quality of work of all assigned Supervisors, Project engineers, and Planners.

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  • Oversee team of Supervisors, Planners, and Project Engineers ensuring work is assigned in safe and efficient manner.
  • Work closely with maintenance planners, purchasing, other managers/supervisors and vendors to properly coordinate arrange for the repair and/or routine maintenance of equipment.
  • Review and maintain all check sheets, maintenance logs, reports, and PMs, completing necessary action items in a timely manner.
  • Monitor uptime and efficiencies of all production equipment in the plant, working with other maintenance and production supervisors/managers to drive for improvement and efficiencies.
  • Allocate workload and supervise upkeep staff.
  • Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Investigate accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings.
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service provider
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary
  • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, pneumatics and basic electrical functions.
  • Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to draw conclusions.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

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  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business or engineering discipline.
  • At least five years management experience required.
  • Experience in the heavy metal manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing in a unionized environment is a plus.
  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must actively engage in safe working practices.
  • Must be able to tolerate hot working conditions and a loud environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in small spaces.
  • Must be comfortable intense physical demands of the position.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

Little to no travel is anticipated with this position

NEI is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.