The Maintenance Manager assists in the completion of the day to day activities involving the maintenance of the production equipment and machinery.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Prepares work schedules, assigns work and oversees the work product while minimizing overtime and call-in hours. •Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance program for applicable machinery and equipment within the confines of an annual budget, and tracks maintenance downtime. •Arranges for, coordinates, and manages appropriate third-party contractor support as needed. •Prepares Maintenance budget and secures estimates and cost quotes as needed. •Keeps up on technological changes, and maintains up-to-date records for all local, state and federal mandates and inspections. •Enforces sound safety practices. Plays key role in plant safety. •Prepares and maintains maintenance reports for the owner and other appropriate managerial personnel. Makes recommendations where applicable. •Works with plant supervisors to effectively maintain existing plant facilities and equipment, replaces, and/or makes recommendations and adjustments to plant facilities and equipment to the owner when necessary. •Provides training for new and existing employees. •May conduct performance evaluations of subordinates and make recommendations for salary adjustments. •Assists in the selection of new hires, employee coaching and disciplinary issues. •May perform other or specified duties as directed.
Qualifications: •College degree in a related field and five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the window and door industry desired. •An equivalent combination of education/trade schooling, certifications, and experience may be substituted for a college degree at the discretion of management. •Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience is required for this position. •Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, machine repair and maintenance, plant layout, and safety experience required. •Familiarity with associated hand/power tools in the disciplines above required. •Strong knowledge of plant/OSHA health and safety standards and compliance, and a fundamental understanding of applicable governmental regulations. •Advanced knowledge of maintenance programs as they relate to plant and corporate KPI’s and Continuous Improvement activities and initiatives. •A fundamental understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts. •Basic knowledge of human resource principles and practices and how they relate to motivating subordinates in accordance with corporate goals and objectives. •Knowledge of door and window production machines, tools and maintenance, and how they relate to plant production and maintenance goals and objectives. •Strong verbal and written communication skills •Sound technical, leadership, teamwork, decision making, problem solving, and organizational skills required for this position. •Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and work effectively as a team player throughout the plant with individuals and various plant teams. •Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office
Additional Salary Information: **We are offering a competitive compensation package, medical benefits, paid time off, 401k with matching and room for advancement!
About Vytex Windows
Vytex was incorporated 30 years ago in Beltsville, MD. The company was founded on the principles of manufacturing the highest quality products, providing craftsman-quality installation, and offering customer service that's second to none. Vytex has manufactured and installed top-quality windows and doors since 1988. Over the last two decades, we've earned our reputation as one of the top 100 window manufacturers in the country and the leader in the mid-Atlantic region.