Maintenance Manager in Carson, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

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Job Description

This position is responsible for management of all Facility and Maintenance activities for the Carson Division.  Ensures that facilities, equipment, and systems are maintained in dependable condition; that required repairs are rapidly completed; and that capital and non-capital projects are effectively managed.  Directs the activities of teams of technical personnel, skilled craftworkers, and contractors.  Manages fixed assets and disposes of excess and obsolete assets.  Monitors and controls facility and maintenance expenses.
  • Plans, schedules, and directs maintenance and facility projects and schedules to ensure that all work is properly prioritized and completed in timely fashion at lowest possible costs.  Constantly monitors departmental requirements and adjusts schedules and resources as required to accomplish critical tasks.
  • Prepares capital appropriation requests (CAR’s) related to facility modifications and equipment acquisitions.  Plans and schedules internal and external resources required to complete approved capital projects.  Monitors project costs and makes required corrections to prevent CAR cost overruns.
  • Responsible for fixed asset management.  Ensures that all fixed assets are properly accounted for in company records.  In cooperation with manufacturing management and senior staff, determines excess and obsolete equipment.  Disposes of such equipment while obtaining best possible price from purchasers.
  • Provides leadership to assigned technical, craft, and utility personnel.  Schedules and assigns personnel to effectively accomplish work.  
  •  Monitors and manages the activities of outside contractors.  Prepares technical requests for proposals.  Evaluates proposals; negotiates terms, conditions, and pricing; awards contracts to bidder providing best value to the company.  Monitors and controls projects and budgets to prevent cost overruns.
  • Prepares facility designs for major projects such as equipment installation or movement, facility addition or modification, and real property modifications.  May retain external professional services to support project completion, obtain specialized knowledge, or to comply with codes and regulations.
  • Coordinates activities with Safety & Environmental management to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.  Interfaces with representatives of federal, state, and local regulatory agencies such as OSHA and TNRCC.
  • Oversees fire protection and physical security systems to protect buildings, equipment, and personnel.  Ensures that systems are adequate and operational at all times to protect company assets and to comply with insurance requirements and government regulations.  
  • Negotiates and manages contracts for miscellaneous services provided by contractors such as janitorial, pest control and fire extinguisher inspection.
  • Acts as internal consultant to senior management on facilities and maintenance matters.  Develops detailed recommendations on major projects and demonstrates commitment to continual improvement of organizational capabilities.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible workplace.  Ensures that personnel are properly trained to perform assigned duties and compliance with all applicable company policies and governmental regulations. 
  • Comply with all EHS rules and regulations and supervisory instructions.
    Report all incidents including injuries, spills, fires, property damage, and near misses to their supervisor.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing facilities and maintenance activities in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English
  • Experience with electrical mechanical and maintenance skills
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with both company and contractor personnel
  • Proven ability to prioritize and complete multiple work assignments in diverse fields with minimal direction and supervision
  • Broad knowledge of technical systems, machinery and equipment, applicable codes and regulations
  • Knowledge of facilities and maintenance management software, preferably Maintenance Express software
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires US person status. ITAR defines US person as an US Citizen, US Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university;
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience leading direct and indirect reports;
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Lean productions concepts;
  • Minimum of 3 years of systems and programs experience.