Maintenance Manager


Kalamazoo, Michigan – Movement Search and Delivery     is working with an industry leading packaging client that has been in business for over 100 years.  Due to their growth, they have a newly opened position for Maintenance Manager.

What you will do: The Maintenance Manager has full accountability for all engineering and maintenance activities for this facility.  This role will have dual responsibilities over equipment maintenance and facilities maintenance. This position will focus on designing a maintenance organization to effectively utilize planning, purchasing, and skilled labor to improve equipment reliability.  This role will also maintain a preventive maintenance program for all production machinery that will enhance production and decrease repair and maintenance costs. This role is expected to be a true “strategic business partner” in running and leading the totality of the engineering/maintenance operation, to include delivery of facility earnings to budget.  This is a strategic role tasked with transitioning the maintenance department from the current reactive state to a reliable/predictable state by developing and implementing maintenance systems to improve equipment reliability.

What you will need: B.S. in Engineering, any flavor will do.  Current experience in a maintenance leadership role within a medium size manufacturing company.  Quantifiable experience as a change agent demonstrating cost savings, process improvement and increased efficiencies.  Current experience with lean manufacturing.   Experience developing strategy to identify required equipment upgrades, and effectively managing the installation projects.  Utilities experience  with the designated supplier (natural gas, propane, water, electricity, sewage waste
disposal.  Mill, pulp/paper or recovery experience.

Our client offers an outstanding relocation package, comprehensive benefits and strong compensation.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation  to:

Greg Giltner
[email protected]
(Yes, this goes directly to a real person.)
(248) 297-5305