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Manager, Maintenance

Company: Knauf Insulation North America
Location: Lanett
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Knauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer. We are wholly committed to the conservation of the environment while also sustainably developing and manufacturing a comprehensive line of acoustical fiberglass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications, using post-consumer recycled materials.

We welcome passionate and creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Watch our values video to learn more about what we do, our commitment to sustainability and our company values and culture.

Monitor the plant's performance from a maintenance perspective and redirect Maintenance efforts as needed to correct problems
Identify current and future maintenance requirements across the plant and develop/oversee implementation of corrective actions
Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual maintenance budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective action
Manage Maintenance personnel and the Maintenance Storeroom and personnel. (where applicable)
Allocate/distribute resources among the various Supervisors within the department. Initiate, coordinate and enforce various programs, and personnel policies and procedures
Support new product development and improvement by reviewing new product plans, discussing equipment needs and modifications with Design Engineers and coordinating activities of Technicians and workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools or equipment
Provide proper distribution of utilities throughout the plant by ensuring proper maintenance of these systems; control operation of the building utilities systems as needed
Design, implement, and modify preventative maintenance programs by reviewing production and maintenance reports and statistics
Protect employees and contractors by maintaining a safe and clean working environment; responsible for seeing that proper safety training is provided to all maintenance personnel.
Coordinate/supervise Maintenance personnel's role in rebuilds
Schedule machine clean-outs and coordinate maintenance activities during clean-outs and preventative maintenance downtimes
Ensure that the Maintenance Department complies with all ISO 9002 standards established for the department
Manage Maintenance CAPEX projects as needed
Maintain weekly work schedules. Coordinate with Maintenance Planner as necessary.
Monitor departmental KPIs to develop and lead improvements.
Train and coach maintenance personnel in areas of opportunity.
Maintain and Manage PM program.


Associate's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Technology
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field preferred

Minimum five (5) years' engineering/maintenance experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
Minimum two (2) years of supervisory/leadership experience

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Ability to communicate effectively throughout the plant
Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Ability to coach and mentor others; provide routine feedback and ensure goals are met
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities under limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
Ability to drive equipment reliability, accessibility and maintainability
Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Ability to travel approximately 10-15% of the time depending on business needs
Ability to work additional hours at times when requested (emergencies, plant shut-downs, etc.

Special Tools/Equipment Used
Basic mechanical hand tools including precision measurement and alignment tools

Physical Demands
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds
Regularly required to climb/descend stairs and ladders
May be required to walk long distances

Working Conditions
May be required to work in confined spaces
Regularly exposed to a fast-paced manufacturing environment
May be exposed to varying temperatures and dusty conditions
Moderate noise level

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