Maintenance Manager in Niles, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of Job
Under the direction of the Director of Maintenance and Engineering, this position is responsible for leading and directing maintenance resources to the fulfillment of Niles Operations’ business objectives. This position leads and is directly accountable for the Area Maintenance groups. Direct reports include frontline Maintenance supervisors and Maintenance Asset Managers. The Maintenance Manager communicates continually with the Niles Operations’ Lead Team. Externally, they communicate with mechanical, electrical, and thermal contractors and suppliers.
Accountability Objectives
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Implementing policies and expectations to ensure that EHS objectives, activities, and plans are achieved.
  • Leading and participating in the development of an independent culture and an incident free workplace.
  • Managing expectations for the Niles Operations Maintenance organizations.
  • Leading change strategies to increase proactive maintenance by optimizing Niles Operations’ maintenance resources.
  • Ensuring that preventative and responsive maintenance resources and programs are in place to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
  • Achieving and exceeding determined key measurable items including OEE, OA (operational availability), PM compliance, and EHS to support the plant’s delivery metrics.
  • Promoting and leading the development and application of predictive maintenance, Root Cause Analysis, Total Productive Maintenance, and control/capability of critical processes.
  • Participating in the 2nd and 3rd steps of the Grievance process per the current Labor Agreement.
  • Participating in the identification, recruitment, training, appraisal, and professional development of maintenance resources.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

                   Working Conditions
This position involves minimal exposure to risk of accident and requires following basic safety precautions. Work is normally performed in a shared work environment divided between an interior office space, the shop floor, and outside spaces across the Niles Operations’ campus. While not exposed to hazardous materials, this position requires wearing full PPE to protect from mobile equipment and hot materials when on the shop floor.
This position requires moderate physical activity, such as walking, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time, as well as climbing stairs and ladders and engaging in all motions necessary to inspect and troubleshoot equipment.
This position also requires a willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule, be available and on-call 24/7, and travel domestically and internationally, as requested.  


Basic Qualifications
For this position to be successful, the incumbent should have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution, or a minimum of 10 years of previous maintenance experience.  
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications
For this position to be successful, preference is given to candidates with:
  • Knowledge of Maintenance and Engineering practices other standard practices normally acquired through extensive experience in various technical assignments.
  • The ability to effectively communicate (verbally and written) and delegate while maintaining forward motion on key deliverables.
  • A high degree of interpersonal skills to motivate and influence others, including those not under his/her direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, systems thinking, project management, and team building abilities.


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