Maintenance Manager

Benton Harbor, MI

06/15/2022 01:38:56 PM
Bluewater Thermal Solutions

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for being hands on, directing, and coordinates activities engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of machines and equipment. Assisting in general repairs and/or rebuilding of production equipment, associated support equipment, and minor repairs to the physical building itself.

Minimum Requirements:

●Education: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one yearrelated experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

●Experience: One to three years’ experience in heat treating or related field.

●Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

●Physical Demands: Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods, bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs.

●Must have good vision, corrected/uncorrected, for precise reading of equipment.

●Must have experience with welding, cutting, brazing, etc., and working knowledge of electricity.

●Must have general knowledge of hydraulics and furnaces and be able to read and interpret blueprints

●Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, be detail oriented and possess manual dexterity.

●Work Environment: May be exposed to heat, noise, humidity, fumes.

●Must be able to work overtime, any shift and any day of the week.

●Must be able to obtain and maintain status of certified forklift operator.

●Be willing to participate in technical training courses requested or recommended by the Company.

●Desired Experience/Skills: Have a previous heavy machinery maintenance experience, a good general knowledge of firefightingprocedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

●Reviews work orders to determine responsive maintenance priorities

●Works with Production to schedule furnace downtime

●Schedules repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools and equipment to ensure continuous productions operations

●Develops and manages preventive maintenance program

●Manages and performs predictive maintenance

●Reviews production, quality control and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities

●Inspects operating equipment for conformance with operation standards.

●Ensures safe response to power outages

●On call to perform maintenance repairs to minimize production down time

●Ensures safe operation of equipment before release to production

●Must follow the delegation of authority when making purchases and is responsible for meeting the Maintenance & Alloy budget

●Must only use approved suppliers for purchase of supplies and approved contractors for purchase of outside services

●Responsible for the monitoring and replacement of thermocouples / carbon probes, plus basic controller maintenance and repair

●Ensure timely calibrations of hardness testers and furnace controllers, performs or assures quarterly completion of system accuracy test, and routine quench oil analysis per CQI-9 standards

●Inventory and maintain stock levels of carbon probes, and thermocouples as applicable

●Brings any unusual problem or irregularity to his/her supervisor.

●Promotes and practices safety and good housekeeping procedures.

●Performs all other assigned duties

Physical Requirements:

●Frequent; Standing, bending, lifting, reaching, pulling and pushing.
●Occasional; Walking, sitting, talking, operation of small tools, hoist and material handling equipment.
●Environment; May be exposed to varying levels of heat, cold, noise, humidity, dust and various fumes.
●Required PPE; Steel toed boots, safety glasses and hearing protection required in all shop work areas.

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