Maintenance Manager

  • Location
    Winston Salem, North Carolina
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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A Maintenance Manager job in Winston Salem, NC is available courtesy of Parker Lynch Technology. The ideal Maintenance Manager candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, and progressive maintenance experience in an FDA regulated environment to include at least 5 years of managing large teams. 

The Maintenance Manager oversees production maintenance activities across 3 shifts and the AWS Shift, including AWS and Shift supervisors, planner-scheduler, maintenance and changeover technicians, parts room staff, and dispatchers to ensure maximum operating efficiency and ensuring compliance with all Safety and Environmental requirements. Additionally, this position reports to the Director and will be engaged in developing and implementing timelines, parts and cost control measures, and have a working knowledge of financial administration in areas of capital expenditures and budget management, preventative maintenance programs, safety and quality programs as it relates to equipment and production efficiency to help achieve departmental goals.



  • Supervise facilities, equipment maintenance technicians, changeover technicians in a cGMP environment across multiple shifts
  • Responsible for the 7 day operations of the maintenance team to ensure employees are working toward a common goal, remaining productive, and avoiding conflict and negative competition
  • Responsible for hiring decisions, performance ratings, written warnings, suspensions, disciplinary actions, and/or resolution of complaints
  • Responsible for the department budget; including monitoring, and control of expenditures to ensure a cost-efficient operation
  • Identify and delegate cost reduction, and continual improvement projects to help reduce cost, and improve equipment efficiency and reliability
  • Ensure staff (including technical, support and leadership staff) are properly trained & competent in all the aspects of their positions
  • Responsible for the execution of departmental training plans for all maintenance staff
  • Responsible for oversight of spare parts to support operations, follow up with parts department to verify items are on, or have been ordered
  • Ensure all work follows required permitting procedures, safety requirements, proper cGMP’s and FDA guidelines. Promote and maintain a safe work environment, by regular daily and monthly safety discussion topic for all shifts
  • Monitor the PM program for both facilities & production equipment in a multi-shift, multi-site environment to insure PM completion and effectiveness
  • Determine and make recommendation to the Director as relates to staffing levels based on workload data
  • Lead, motivate and develop teams through coaching and technical training, to reach their full potential
  • Maintain two-way dialog with direct reports on work and results through bi-monthly 1x1’s
  • Communicate company and departmental goals and objectives assuring that these are clearly understood by all shifts
  • Interact with Production, Engineering, Quality and Planning groups daily to assure production schedules are met or exceeded
  • Understand and develop goals and strategies to support company's long-term growth and health
  • Work with Plant Management to monitor overall facility condition and operability of all work areas
  • Project Management – take on projects and effectively complete them under budget.
  • Supports IQ/OQ for equipment installation
  • Display and possess exceptional mechanical & electrical aptitude
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • B.S. Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 7+ years as a Maintenance Supervisor / Manager
  • 6+ years’ experience working in a FDA regulated / Plant cGMP environment or other Regulated Environment
  • 8+ years’ experience in a maintenance technician role
  • Experience managing maintenance, and production operations, budget responsibilities, capital projects. CMMS system experience
  • Prior experience effectively managing a large facility in a three-shift production environment
  • Working knowledge of Computer based Maintenance Scheduling and management tools (Oracle Maintenance Module)
  • Formal PLC training

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