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United States - TN - Chattanooga
Directs and coordinates, through
reporting teammates, activities of workers engaged in daily repair and
maintenance of machines and supporting equipment.
Coordinates improvements and works
with Engineering to ensure optimum level of manufacturing.
Reviews job orders to determine work
Reviews new product plans and
discusses equipment needs and modifications with manufacturing engineering.
Requisitions tools, equipment and
supplies required for operations.
May initiate or authorize employee
hire, promotion, discharge or transfer.
Directs training required to
maintain a competent workforce.
1. Manages and leads a group
of maintenance journeymen and apprentices.
2. Executes assignments
related to maintenance of machinery and equipment; including preventive
maintenance, planned and emergency maintenance, supervises the activities of
skilled employees and assures the accomplishment of the assigned tasks.
3. Responsible for relocating
machinery and/or equipment; dismantling and removing obsolete or worn out
machinery and/or equipment.
4. Plans the performance of
preventative maintenance activities based upon personal knowledge and interval
records of equipment wear and the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding
service. Schedules and coordinates the accomplishment of this work to
minimize interference with production operations.
5. Develops and maintains key,
preferred suppliers and spare part inventories. Schedules incoming materials
for planned maintenance activities.
6. Schedules work to prevent
idle time and to provide maximum machine utilization. Schedules overtime
work among maintenance employees to equalize overtime fairly. Determines
priority of maintenance job back-log and schedules work accomplished.
Schedules vacations in such a manner to not interfere with necessary
7. Responsible for up-grading
the effectiveness of maintenance personnel. Schedules and conducts
meetings with instructions relating to maintenance skills, safety, and Company
Policy. Handles all job-related problems in maintenance honestly and
fairly without violation of Company Policies or Procedures.
8. Responsible for reporting
personnel evaluations; accessing effectiveness of technical abilities, team
working skills, leadership potential while providing career guidance / Smart
Goals in-line with Operational Plans ( I.e.: Cost Reduction Goals,
Quality-Delivery-Cost of Launch Performance, Safety, On-time Evaluations.)
9. Models an appropriate
leadership behavior (I.e.: Mentoring/Coaching through groups or 1 on 1's,
influential within supporting groups and operations, walks their (well planned)
talk, accepts and encourages diversity in skills / culture, maintains
10. Can effectively develop
personnel in technical execution, planning and decision making which can impact
the business financials.
11. Any and all other duties
assigned by manager.
1. College or university
program certificate preferred; or equivalent combination of education and
2. Proven leadership skills.
3. Candidates must demonstrate
solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability to inspire
individuals to improve performance.
4. Must have an expert working
knowledge of all machine components and integration.
5. Proven mechanical aptitude
for analytical problem solving.
6. Must be knowledgeable in
mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic system.
7. Must have the ability to
read and interpret mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical prints.