Corporate Maintenance Manager

Palatine, IL

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Manager coordinates activities of maintenance technicians and facilities maintenance on a daily basis

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned

  • Directs Supervisors on daily activities and instructions and some long range plans Assists Supervisor’s and Technicians in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment whether internal or external
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment and PM TIME
  • Works with all maintenance Supervisors to accomplish any task
  • Implement department and company policies & procedures.
  • Adheres to safety requirements
  • Leads by example
  • Has the ability  to Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assigns duties
  • Manages department meetings as needed with supervisors
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product and E.B.I.T. drivers.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, work crew and foster employee empowerment.

Works with Supervisors to analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Initiates plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Investigates employee issues and recommends resolutions.
  • Confers with other managers to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Design – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management – Develops project plans, coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities Works with management on future projects from planning to project completion
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service – works with Supervisors to handle difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarifications; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed needs to have weekly meeting with supervisors and monthly departmental meetings to cover any issues or employee concerns.
  • Delegation – Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others. Has too of completed level I and II leadership training offered by Weber
  • Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services; continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands EBIT organization’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directs Managers in the maintenance department in accordance with Weber policy and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees in concert with department manager.

Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Education and/or Experience
A degree in some engineering discipline is preferred, ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have the necessary background for managing, mentoring, coaching, employees  MUST OF COMPLETED PHASE I AND II OF LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Language Skills   
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully an individual should have knowledge of computer operating systems such as but not limited to PC Windows XP – Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, and some type of Computer Maintenance Management System CMMS, etc

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Complete courses Weber-Stephen requires for Leadership training.  These programs may be internal and or external. Should have formal education is mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, Robotics, automation system, etc

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions.  The noise and dust levels in the work environment are usually high.



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