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Advatix, Inc. Maintenance Manager in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Maintenance Manager 

Role Summary 

Our client is looking for a Maintenance Manager, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the optimal performance of our building systems, equipment, and daily operations. You will lead a team of skilled Maintenance Technicians, driving the company's goals forward while adhering to all applicable laws and regulations. Your leadership will be crucial in maintaining our high production standards and ensuring a safe, efficient work environment. Join us as the Maintenance Manager and lead our team to ensure that our equipment and systems run at peak efficiency, maintaining the highest quality standards in a safe and organized environment. Your expertise and leadership will be pivotal in driving our company's success. 

Key Responsibilities 

Team Leadership: 

  • Supervise and train maintenance technicians on the proper use of all systems and equipment, enforcing adherence to procedures and policies 

  • Select, orient, train, assign, schedule, coach, counsel, and discipline employees to achieve maintenance objectives 

  • Communicate job expectations, plan, monitor, and appraise job contributions; recommend compensation actions 

  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work effectively 

Maintenance Operations:  

  • Inspect facilities periodically to identify problems and necessary maintenance 

  • Keep systems and equipment running by administering tests, making repairs, acquiring, and installing necessary replacement parts, and creating a program for regular maintenance 

  • Inspect and maintain building systems (heating, ventilation, etc.) 

Quality Assurance: 

  • Adhere to all departmental SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) 

  • Follow all company policies and procedures as outlined in the company handbook 

Safety Management: 

  • Ensure a healthy and safe work environment for all employees by enforcing company procedures and standards 

  • Support the Company Safety Program and drive necessary changes 

  • Track and communicate all safety issues, incidents, and near misses 

  • Promote and maintain a clean, safe, and organized department 

          Other Functions:  

  • Contribute to the development of the maintenance budget and ensure compliance 

  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment 

  • Report major machinery problems and downtime to the manager 

Skills and Requirements: 

  • Minimum of one year of experience in repair, adjustment, and/or setup of production equipment or experience as a Machine Operator 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred 

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job: bending, repetitive motion, standing for long periods, lifting up to 50 pounds 

  • Flexibility to work overtime and weekends 

  • Capability to work independently or in a team atmosphere 

  • Willingness to learn, develop new skills, and be accountable for the quality of work produced 

  • Manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude, and ability to read and comprehend instructions 

  • Ability to determine mechanical priorities and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing 

  • Positive attitude and a proactive approach to problem-solving 

Working Environment and Conditions: 

  • Work around moving machinery with potential hazards if proper safety practices are not followed 

  • Exposure to loud machinery with medium to high noise levels (hearing protection recommended or required in certain areas) 

  • Potential hazards include cuts, bruises, electrical shock, noise, and handling oil and solvents 

  • The manufacturing area may contain dust, dirt, and grease. Work areas can become moderately warm during high outside temperatures 

     ADVATIX is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply. We are an EEOC Employer.   

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