Maintenance Manager in Niles, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Maintenance Manager

Niles, IL

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Maintenance Manager manages all plant units responsible for maintaining the plant's equipment, buildings and facilities and provides technical expertise regarding maintenance, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic engineering. In addition to developing and implementing short-term and mid-term business plans for department, and assists in the development of the strategic plan for the plant.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Plans, manages and directs the efforts of maintenance, electric, and hydraulic work teams and provides maintenance and mechanical engineering support to these teams.
  • Develops, implements and communicates short-term and mid-term (1 - 2 years) business plans for the operations, ensuring associates understand the link to the plant’s, division’s and the corporation’s business plans and understand their role in accomplishing these plans.
  • Assists in establishing the longer-term strategic plans for the plant.
  • Develops operating policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
  • Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems. Ensures all associates have the resources and capabilities to effectively accomplish their responsibilities.
  • May serve as a member of the plant’s Steering Team.
  • Directs the analysis of mechanical and operational problems on plant equipment, overseeing the planning and implementation of corrective action.
  • Oversees the scheduling of preventive maintenance checks and inspection of plant equipment ensuring there are no disruptions to the production schedule.
  • Develops, maintains and reports required operational information to management.
  • Analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report.
  • Ensures that plant facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations, company standards and fiscal consideration.
  • Prepares major equipment bids, approves purchase of new equipment as appropriate.
  • Represents the company's position and interest in dealing with outside contractors, vendors, and engineering consultants.
  • May have responsibility for plant safety including arranging and coordinating annual fire safety inspections with local fire departments; arranging and coordinating internal safety inspections; and implementing solutions to identified safety deficiencies.
  • May direct the machine parts storeroom operation in smaller facilities.
  • Keeps abreast of latest manufacturing technologies and systems and engineering concepts.
  • Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support the business objectives.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering or related field and HVAC licensing
  • 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment requiring knowledge of refrigeration, plumbing, industrial electrical and mechanical systems and maintenance, and automated manufacturing process controls and equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of preventative maintenance techniques/scheduling and safety management
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as plan, monitor and schedule work
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations
  • Proficient using Excel or other spreadsheet software

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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