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Maintenance Manager at Tekni-plex in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Scope of Responsibility

The Maintenance and Reliability Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of a Preventative Maintenance system to sustain and enhance the reliability of manufacturing and auxiliary equipment.  Oversee the RWP (Reliability Work Process) to prioritize the maintenance tasks and allocation of resources ensuring repairs and preventative work is appropriately documented.  Drive a strong and robust TPM philosophy and become a key change agent in translating TPM into the culture of loss control and prevention, aiming at continuous improvement.  Develop the Maintenance KPI’s to minimize line downtime, assist with process and operations, and improve overall equipment effectiveness.  Coordinates required and requested maintenance activity for equipment, facilities, and environmental with Engineering, Maintenance, Production Planning, and Manufacturing to obtain optimum downtime date.  Monitor required and spare parts inventories. Provide guidance and leadership in the activities required for the effective maintenance of all manufacturing and support equipment, and all facility maintenance issues. Manage and implement predictive and preventive machine health programs to reduce unplanned mechanical and electrical downtime.


Key Duties:

  • Measures and reports on TPM performance through KPI’s

  • Applies TPM framework, tools and techniques leveraging internal and external support

  • Translates TPM and Reliability into local culture

  • Effectively communicates change to factory teams and identifies barriers to change

  • Work with Leadership to identify any skills required to effectively perform job duties within the Maintenance department ensuring personnel receive relevant training

  • Responsible for training and daily management of the maintenance staff

  • Lead and Develop effective maintenance strategy by asset including autonomous support needed by shop floor personnel and driving alignment between plant departments

  • Engages employees across the organization to participate and contribute to the Reliability and TPM culture

  • Plans and executes systems to achieve sustained facility reliability

  • Establish performance expectations and holds team members accountable for delivering company goals

  • Complete required EPA and Safety PM requirements as outline in permits/regulations

  • Assist with investigation and solution of safety related incidents/events

  • Lead/support continuous improvement projects using the A3 format

  • Manage contracts with suppliers for services related to facility and equipment


Position Purpose:

  • Provide a safe work environment where all employees are valued, respected, and accountable.

  • Support business growth through developing new or improving existing manufacturing processes using predictive or preventative maintenance tools and programs.

  • Supports business continuity by making recommendations to improve equipment utilization and reduce scrap.

  • Ensures products are commercialized in accordance with Quality, Product Safety, and Regulatory Standards.

  • Maintains industry contacts (Equipment vendors) for the awareness of flexible packaging materials, converting processes, packaging equipment and process monitoring and controlling.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule production equipment maintenance and repair in a manner that maximizes throughput and utilization yet minimizes scrap

  • Commit start and completion dates of required machine maintenance to fulfill manufacturing requirements

  • Expedite machine maintenance repairs when equipment encounter unanticipated mechanical or electrical downtime

  • Requisition required and spare parts

  • Manage overtime within the department

  • Adhere to all Company Safety rules and regulations

  • Minimize unplanned maintenance downtime events

  • Identify machine issues and resources for redesigns, upgrades, or modifications as needed

  • Support capital projects controlled by TP engineering

  • Oversite of on-site managed capital projects

  • Maintain capital project status and cost updates monthly

  • Provide direction to craft personnel in areas of scheduling, staffing and work assignments

  • Provide feedback on department goals and individual performance

  • Maintain health of all equipment and facilities

  • Assist in the developing and managing maintenance budget

  • Ensure proper staffing and training for craft personnel

  • Respond to internal audits and external customer audits in a timely manner.

  • Conduct performance evaluations

  • Ensure JSHA, Work Instructions an Procedures are updated and reviewed with the maintenance department

  • Responsible for 42 lines running 24/5 with overtime in our 285-person, 400,000 sq. ft. facility.


Non-Essential Functions:

  • Controls costs by proactively controlling expenses and elimination of waste.

  • Contributes to a team effort by proactively assisting internal contacts.

  • Attend training programs to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.


Essential Requirements:

  • Some overnight travel by various modes of transportation including airline, train, and automobile as deemed appropriate

  • Able to work extended hours as required

  • Continuous contact with other people requiring communications via face-to-face, orally by telephone and various written methodology's


Essential Qualifications & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Required

  • Mechanical and Electrical background, with a minimum of 5 years of experience leading a successful TPM program

  • Experience with a Maintenance Management System (Asset Essentials experience preferred)

  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills through all levels of management

  • General knowledge of environmental regulations


Critical Skills:

Critical Professional Traits

  • Represents a positive Company image

  • Professional Integrity

  • Professional Image

  • Commitment to Excellence

  • Initiative and Drive

  • Dependability


Critical Professional Competencies

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Learning and Adaptability

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Organizational Awareness

  • Communication Skills

  • Presentation Skills

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Relationships


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