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Maintenance Manager

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Federalsburg, MD, US

Company: Dart Container

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Manage maintenance, reliability, and facilities operations with a focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, maintenance, efficiency, and service.
  • Oversee all maintenance and project activities to ensure they are completed in safe, timely, cost-effective, and efficient manner.
  • Lead maintenance activities - including direction of people, development and oversight of asset management programs, and implementation of initiatives - to maximize the performance of all infrastructure and equipment.
  • Responsible for the overall upkeep of production equipment and machines, and facility building and grounds, by scheduling and execution of preventive, predictive, and reactive maintenance.

 

Through the use of continuous improvement methodology and team approach, identify and implement innovations and best practices to drive improvements in maintenance and reliability.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage and promote practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.   
  • Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Development. 
  • Monitor KPI’s anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets 
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) 
  • Manage the team responsible for the installation, maintenance, and improvement of machinery, equipment and facilities, janitorial services, site security and systems and grounds
  • Direct, supervise, and /or assist in plant and facility capital improvement projects and installations
  • Evaluate, recommend, and acquire tools for use, including process analysis software, and other physical tools and resources specific to reliability and maintenance improvement
  • Lead training efforts to ensure maintenance technicians have needed resources for standard operating procedures (SOP’s), work instructions, specialty tools, and updated Preventive Maintenance (PM) kits
  • Sets priorities for maintenance backlog and oversees long-range and short-range maintenance schedules
  • Ensure that maintenance work execution is compliant with statutory regulations
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program to improve machinery performance (i.e. uptime, reliability and efficiency)
  • Oversee the execution of preventive, predictive, and autonomous maintenance plans, and hold team accountable for adhering to the proper work standards related to precision maintenance as per job plans
  • Coordinate with maintenance planners and the production department to build weekly proactive maintenance schedule with detailed job plans
  • Analyze production schedules and work orders to determine work priorities for repairs, maintenance and installation
  • Administer and improve systems and procedures for maintenance work orders
  • Develop and implement a system for the collection and maintenance of data and statistics of maintenance history and maintenance needs on production equipment
  • Solicit assistance from other departments and management as necessary to achieve goals and targets
  • Utilize computer applications to maintain data and run reports  
  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor metrics, verify adherence to procedures/ standard work and correct deficiencies as necessary.  
  • Participate in root-cause analysis for repetitive damage and failure rates, work with other groups in proactively resolving equipment issues
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values. 
  • Supervise, cross-train and direct the work of others
  •  Responsible for employee onboarding, coaching/counseling, development, discipline, performance appraisals, administration of policies and assignment of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods
  • Make recommendations regarding staffing decisions
  • Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates


Core Skills & Qualifications:

  • Requires one of the following
    • Bachelor's Degree with five (5) years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
    • High school diploma or equivalent with eight (8) years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills 
  • Two (2) years specific experience performing maintenance and equipment reliability
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable 
  • Knowledge in multiple maintenance and skilled trades disciplines such as mechanical and electrical maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, pipefitting, automation, robotics, and controls, and/or energy and utilities
  • Familiar with phone and voice systems, onsite or third-party security, and security systems
  • Knowledge of business and management principles specifically as it relates to maintenance planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
  • Experienced in reading and interpreting schematics, blueprints, and electrical drawings
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint  
  •  Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues 

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years maintenance experience, manufacturing 
  • Eight (8) years of engineering, facilities, machinery maintenance and/or reliability experience
  • Understanding of reliability tools and strategies including direct experience facilitating Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) or Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering
  • Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations
  • Paper converting, chemical or plastics processing, or packaging industrial experience
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience 

 

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 

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