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Wellman (WDC Acquisition LLC) Maintenance Manager in CRESTON, Iowa

Maintenance Manager inCreston, IA (SW Iowa-Des Moines)



EDUCATION:Minimum associate degree in industrial technology or mechanical engineering, preferred

EXPERIENCE: 5 years Maintenance in Manufacturing experience preferred. 5 years supervisory or management experience preferred. Working within a union environment is a plus.

  • EEO/AA M/F/V/D


Manages the mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair of plant equipment, buildings and ground. Oversees engineering design and construction of new facilities, or alterations or modifications of existing facilities. Plans, schedules and directs staff of skilled and unskilled trades employees. Ensures that all utility systems are fully operational and inspected in accordance with preventive maintenance schedules. Monitors cost estimates for building renovations, supplies and inspects completed work for conformance to specifications, internal and external compliance.


  • Determine if subcontracting is required to complete rebuild of production equipment including facility modifications. All work will be done in accordance with IOSHA, state and county regulations and standards.
  • Complete capital equipment request (as required) for authorization to proceed with the work.
  • Maintain CAP Ex Budget and plans, including record keeping and organizational processes for quick reference. Determine and maintain controls of the Maintenance budget and annual spending.
  • Maintain all equipment and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions within the facility and on the grounds to include any additional locations.
  • Determine and write work instructions concerning the Maintenance department and ensure training is completed.
  • Maintain excellent PM program sustaining 78% completion.
  • Project engineer relating to manufacturing equipment and building and grounds.
  • Lead and/or assist in continuous improvement projects.


``` - Monitor quality levels of materials, manpower, machinery, and methods to ensure the Company meets both internal and external customer expectations. - Identify and implement corrective action and/or modifications to materials, methods, manpower and machinery to ensure the Company meets both internal and external customer expectations. - Organize and schedule materials, manpower, and machinery to ensure products are manufactured on spec, on cost and on time in accordance with predetermined schedule. - Promote all company safety programs, policies and procedures including unsafe and hazardous conditions and safety rules, including a proficient LOTO program and confined space program. - Develop and maintain an aggressive housekeeping program to include a routine cleaning schedule throughout the entire facility. Develop procedures within the department to promote maximum efficiency, productivity, and safe work environment. - Enforce all company policies and procedures in accordance with the current labor agreement including plant rules, quality, safety, workmanship, attendance, and departmental work instructions. - Promote and maintain positive employee relations through effective communications, interactions, leadership, teamwork, coaching, guidance, and regular and constructive performance feedback. - Train and introduce employees to changes and standards, annual safety programs, work methods and departmental expectations. - Accurately track training, including required testing of employees through TPC Training program. - Accurately complete all administrative documents associated with vacation scheduling, attendance verification, payroll and disciplinary actions or discussions in a timely manner and in accordance with the current labor agreement and company policies and procedures. - Research, develop and introduce new and innovative approaches to work more efficiently to ensure increase in productivity levels thr ugh Gain sharing program. - Supervise employees with fair and consistent treatment and within the guidelines of the labor agreement and the Companys Statement of Business Purpose or Mission.

These job duties are not all inclusive. The Company, from time to time, may require the incumbent to perform additional duties as assigned.

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Our company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment here is based solely upon anindividual's merit and qualifications directly related to the position. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by law. Wemake all reasonable accommodations to meet the obligations set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.