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Maintenance Manager/WCM Tools/CMMS Systems/Lean Manufacturing

Placement Valley
Seattle, Washington, United States
$90,000 – $105,000 + 15% bonus
November 30, 2016

About Job

Job title: Maintenance Manager

Job type: Full Time

Job function: Management

Industry: Construction

Experience level: Mid-senior

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job classification: Professionals

Compensation: $90,000 – $105,000 + 15% bonus

Location: Seattle, WA

Zip code:98101

Skills:5 years maintenance experience, lean manufacturing, WCM, CMMS systems

Experience required:5 Years

Relocation assistance: Yes

Visa requirement: Only US citizens and Green card holders

Number of positions:1

Job Description


This position is responsible for leadership of the maintenance team as they maximize reliability of designated plant equipment while ensuring employee safety and product quality. Directly supervises Planners, Store Room Coordinator, Mechanics and Electricians in the installation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment, buildings, machinery, etc. Will be a leader of Professional Maintenance oriented improvement projects in area of responsibility involving the incorporation of World Class Manufacturing techniques and principles into all maintenance systems.


o Accountable for safe maintenance activities.

o Will promote, teach and improve safety systems and procedures to employees and contractors such as LOTO, permits to work, safety audits etc.

o Identifies and executes development for the maintenance team in both technical and soft skills.

o Progressively improves the Professional Maintenance status of all equipment on a prioritized basis using WCM techniques and practices.

o Ensures the sustainability of completed improvements by the maintenance team.

o Oversees timely completion of breakdown root cause analysis and countermeasure implementation (EWO).

o Works with maintenance lead personnel and the maintenance planner to ensure correct prioritization and timely completion of all work orders and sets out work on a weekly or day to day basis.

o Works with planners and stores room coordinator to ensure spares holding is optimized and coherent with the Professional Maintenance equipment requirements.


o Plan, utilize and manage outside contractors as necessary.

o Maintain, use and train CMMS system.

o Support and spread the use of WCM tools within the department.

o Co-ordinate maintenance activities with other departments to minimize plant downtime and maximize safety.

o Work with area performance teams for more complicated maintenance and/or process improvements.


o Bachelor of Science Degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering, or five (5) years of equivalent training and experience.

o 5+ years of maintenance experience in an Industrial Environment including 2 years of direct supervision experience

o Strong people development, teaming and collaborative decision making skills required.

o Requires proficient typing skills and to be comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook/e-mail. Must be able to learn and effectively use local business systems and CMMS systems.

o Must be flexible to adapt to changing and varying work requirements.


Experience with 5s, reliability centered maintenance techniques and lean manufacturing.


Responsibility for the maintenance budget.


Directly supervises maintenance employees consisting of Planners, Store Room Coordinator, Mechanics and Electricians. Approves timesheets, holiday requests and conducts Company disciplinary procedures when required.


Works in a manufacturing plant environment with exposure to dust, chemicals, temperature changes and noise. Plant is a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation and work hours may vary depending on business needs. Occasional long hours and weekend and holiday work may be required. May travel as needed, usually via airplanes and rental cars.


Must be able to spend significant amount of time on plant floor. Job requires bending, stooping, climbing, entering confined spaces, navigating rough terrain and infrequent lifting of up to 75lbs. Must be able to wear mandated personal protective equipment per areas accessed

Job Insight:

• This manager will be directly overseeing the hourly maintenance staff.

• This manager will be responsible for all plant maintenance. This should be included within the body of the resume.

• The Maintenance Manager will be reporting to the Engineering Manager.

• WCM Tools

• 5+ years maintenance experience

• Candidate must have manufacturing/plant experience.

• Lean Manufacturing and continuous line process manufacturing experience is a must have.

Company description

It is North America’s leading brand of sustainable exterior and interior building products. Headquartered in Malvern, Pa., it has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years, through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products. Founded in 1904, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name. It is the world’s largest building products company, and it is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

They have a staff of more than 5,700 employees and operate more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For five consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2012.

Mohit Gandhi


Placement Valley

Phone: 702-475-5987