Maintenance Manager

MAC Incorporated

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Maintenance Manager Xenia, Ohio
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Statement of Purpose


This position is responsible for managing and scheduling the performance of a variety of advanced mechanical maintenance services to support the plant operations and facility. Plans, directs and controls the efforts of the Maintenance Department to maintain plant equipment and facilities commensurate with good engineering and project management practices. Takes a proactive approach to prevent repairs, and will install, replace and troubleshoot complex mechanical equipment and distribution systems.  Ensures department performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Inspects completed work for conformance with requirements of local building and safety codes.  


  1. Carries supervisory accountability and responsibility in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work of skilled and semi-skilled trades personnel.
  2. Addresses performance; mentoring, appraising work, rewarding and disciplining employees and resolving problems
  3. Develops facility and equipment maintenance procedures.
  4. Serves as Project Manager on the implementation, integration and installment of plant equipment and support systems.
  5. Work with Plant Manager and Operations Manager to develop annual facilities and equipment improvement plans. 
  6. Directs staff in electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment; direct workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery or equipment.
  7. Assesses equipment needs and takes proactive approach to preventing equipment failures. Directs preventative and predictive maintenance on complex mechanical equipment and distribution systems.
  8. Leads the performance of emergency repairs on process equipment.
  9. Ensures the Inspection of facility equipment on a daily basis; following up on or performing various production startup and coverage tasks.
  10. Supervises and assists staff in Trouble-shooting any repairs; PLC, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic components.
  11. Suggests PLC program modifications to enhance operating performance and reliability.
  12. Directs staff in the use of prints, specifications, follows verbal instructions to make repairs to ordinary refrigeration, plumbing and electrical systems.
  13. Assists in the installation of equipment.
  14. Provides machine specific training to all technicians. Validates skill levels of maintenance technicians
  15. Validates skill levels of maintenance technicians
  16. Trains advanced level technicians in advance trouble shooting of refrigeration and process controls. Ensures adherence to plant PSM procedures and tracking.   
  17. Coordinates plans and schedules work of outside contractors.
  18. Coordinates ordering of materials/maintains supply of spare parts.
  19. Ensures the maintenance and use of computerized maintenance systems (EAM/Oracle).
  20. Communicates and works with people from all levels and departments of the company, including corporate engineering functions.
  21. All other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to manage, motivate and assess and develop a wide scope of technician skills.
  • Advanced electrical/mechanical knowledge required. Must be familiar with electrical schematics.
  • Strong knowledge of troubleshooting PLC’s.
  • Advanced boiler safety knowledge.
  • Advanced Waste Water systems knowledge.
  • Basic welding and fabrication, understanding; sanitary design and repair.  
  • Advanced plumbing and HVAC knowledge, with a strong background in ammonia refrigeration systems. 
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving skills
  • Understanding of basic OSHA requirements including; lock-out, tag-out and haz-comm procedures.
  • Requires a good understanding of hydraulic/pneumatic equipment.
  • Requires judgment to make decisions regarding sequence of maintenance operations to be performed within the limits of standard practice.
  • Ability to work in somewhat disagreeable conditions; dust, noise, fumes and vibrations.
  • Ability to work overtime as require
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.



  • Associates degree in an industrial focused curriculum with a Bachelor’s degree preferred. A minimum of seven or more years of industrial maintenance experience with at least 3 of those years in a supervisory/leadership role.
  • Preferred Education/experience:
    • PMP Certification.
    • Ammonia Operator level 1 & 2 certification or ability to obtain
    • PLC programming and trouble-shooting.
    • Waste Water treatment plant knowledge
    • Certified welder
    • Certified boiler operator   





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Some travel may be required.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position requires sitting, climbing or balancing. Will be walking and stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling and standing, using hands to finger, handle, or feel, reaching with hands and arms and talking or hearing. Must be able to lift weights ranging from 10 to more than 50 pounds under 1/3 of the time.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position will be exposed to work in high, precarious place, and outdoor weather conditions under 1/3 of the time. Will work near moving mechanical parts over 2/3 of the time. Typical noise level is moderate to loud.






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