United States, Salt Lake City, UT, Laundry & Home Care

Manager, Maintenance


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  • The Head of Maintenance is responsible for leading all aspects of maintenance at the production facility to safely produce high quality laundry and home care products.
  • Leads the development and implementation of short-term tactical action plans and long-term maintenance strategies to ensure the plant operates at optimum manufacturing efficiencies and output levels while maintaining the highest safety, quality, and environmental standards with excellent customer service.
  • The Head of Maintenance will be a member of the plant leadership team and will collaborate with each of the functional leaders to create action plans using TPM tools in order to deliver the strategic plant goals.
  • Responsible for defining the vision and master plan for Maintenance at the facility (procedures, programs, tools, systems, etc.)Align Department strategy with site goals and priorities andclosely partner with production to provide support and partnership on technical aspects of operations, i.e. Autonomous Maintenance, Preventative maintenance, etc.
  • Ensure the implementation of daily management systems which support the correct deployment of the 'OEE With Purpose" glidepath and the deployment of the production strategy
  • Drive all operations of the maintenance department ensuring high operating standards are applied at all times. Accountable for overall maintenance budget including Maintenance and Repair Cost, Equipment availability and spare parts inventory
  • Provide direct leadership, direction, development and coaching to maintenance team members in accordance with skill matrices.
  • Support and manage the development of continuous improvement of standard work for all areas. Use all standards and tools deployed through HPS with full ownership in the use of problem solving to address root cause of losses


  • 5 or more years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment with a multicultural company
  • Relevant degree in a technical field required, Master’s preferred -- preference is chemical, mechanical or industrial engineering
  • Proven strategic and tactical leadership experience within a plant /manufacturing, preferably in CPG or related industry with strong work ethic, and positive attitude towards feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement based on relevant experience in this area, i.e. Lean and TPM along with driving operational performance via strong leadership and change management skills

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JOB ID: 21011138
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067