Maintenance Manager

  • location: Buffalo Grove, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $85,000 - $115,000 per year

job description

MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT MANAGER opportunity at a highly regarded manufacturing firm near Buffalo Grove, IL. Growth opportunity. Includes relocation.

Responsibilities for the Maintenance Manager

  • Oversee a Maintenance team of 20 in all phases of plant facilities and equipment maintenance to support the production of quality products in an efficient and profitable manner. Responsible for day-to-day activities of directing, managing resources, controlling and coordinating.
  • Develop/institute Maintenance best practices with clearly defined metrics that will drive plant performance.
  • Develop direct reports including Maintenance Apprentices.
  • Manage maintenance & select capital projects.
  • Manage/Lead the maintenance department to excellence in the areas of: Cost, Quality, Safety and Productivity using Lean Manufacturing/World Class Manufacturing methodologies and TPM

Requirements for the Maintenance Manager

  • BS Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a high speed industrial maintenance environment, need food plant experience.
  • Experience to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, AS A PLUS electrical components/controls.
  • Supervisory experience
  • A PLUS to have experience with Manufacturing techniques such as TPM, 5S, Lean, etc.
  • Working knowledge of computerized maintenance systems and PC software (Windows, Access, and Excel). A PLUS to have SAP experiences
  • Budget planning and management skills and project management skills


  • Salary in range shown based on extent of experience
  • Bonus potential
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Growth opportunity
  • Relocation assistance

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