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Maintenance Lead/Manager

Location: VA
Date: 5/13/2019

Our client is a Fortune 500 global manufacturer and marketer of Plastic, Nonwovens and Packaging products. Through skilled employees, teamwork, and technology they drive continuous improvement in their products and services. With manufacturing facilities worldwide, they continue to globally expand their footprint.

We have an exciting new search for a Maintenance Lead / Manager to supervise site maintenance team to achieve plant performance goals through effective problem resolution, labor utilization, repairs and continuous maintenance improvements. As an experienced operations maintenance leader this is a solid company looking for a strong leader to join their team!

Primary Responsibilities, Tasks, Duties Performed and Essential Functions:
•Establish and lead plant safety objectives
•Ensure compliance to all safety policies and procedures
•Responsible for individual and team development and compliance with applicable laws and company policies
•Establish and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, quality, high performance and process excellence
•Establish team & individual accountability for problem solving & cost reduction
•Supervise and direct immediate repairs on equipment
•Ensure effective labor utilization within departments to allow for maximum return on labor investment
•Supervise/manage direct reports (including decision-making for hiring, promotion, disciplinary action and discharge)
•Ensure coordination of planned down time with schedule
•Partner with Human Resources to ensure effective management of human capital
•Maintain ISO compliant maintenance records
•Assist with site regulatory compliance
•Assist with budget development and spending control for department
•Ensures effective 6s and TPM implementation
•Assists with stockroom inventory management and cost control
•Serves as back up for Reliability Leader
•Trains backup and others as designated in all tasks
•Additional duties as assigned

•High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field preferred

•Six Sigma Black or Green belt preferred
•Professional certification preferred (CMRT or other relevant certification)
•OSHA 30-hour certification
•Certified or eligible to become certified CPR/First Aid/BBP

Work Experience:
•At least 3 years in Maintenance, Reliability or related field in a manufacturing environment and minimum 1 year direct supervisory experience

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

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Senior Leaders

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  • Melissa Rush
    Melissa Rush

    Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Ashley Higginbotham

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  • Kimber McFadden
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    Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles

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