Maintenance Manager

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of a best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Maintenance activities
  • Effectively delegate any maintenance issues and small projects
  • Adhere to required daily and weekly checks to ensure smooth operation of facility
  • Develop a Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule, ensure preventative maintenance is carried out, plan in missed maintenance activities, and lead the team to deliver effectively
  • Audit and ensure compliance of the engineering data systems
  • Manage the team to ensure equipment availability
  • Optimize equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Ensure routine calibration and maintenance requirements of a variety of electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems are undertaken
  • Ensure that designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/solutions when required
  • Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend combined with a strategy to manage expenditure
  • Manage systems and equipment data storage and maintain high levels of accuracy
  • Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from drawing up the specification, to managing suppliers through to full installation in collaboration with all relevant parties
  • Manage the process of disposal of obsolete machinery, plant and equipment from gaining agreement to write off to physically removing it and its safe and lawful disposal
  • Produce written reports and make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Provide technical expertise to the team
  • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required
  • Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise others of any impact
  • Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility and work to ensure that Departmental KPIs are met
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks within the department
  • Manage contractors on site to ensure they meet legal and corporate requirements
  • Ensure that the Department operates in accordance with SHE policies and procedures
  • Support, comply and ensure compliance with SHE regulations, Corporate Policies, Environmental & Quality standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Support encourage and develop team and take ownership for team cohesion
  • Proactively contribute to creating a team atmosphere


  • B.S. Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Preferred), with 7+ years of experience, or 15+ years equivalent experience.
  • Extensive industrial manufacturing plant level experience, 10 + years preferred
  • Significant, proven personnel management experience, 7-10 years preferred
  • Technical ability & understanding
  • Experience in managing Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibilities for a department
  • Strong manufacturing knowledge and understanding of supply chain process
  • Understanding & awareness of OSHA Regulations
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
  • Commercially aware

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, genetic information, ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law or by any applicable state or local law.

Manufacturing / Mechanical

Tagged as: industrial maintenance, Industrial maintenance technician, maintenance manager, Mechanical Engineering Technology