Maintenance Manager

Prattville, AL, US, 36067

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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As our Maintenance Manager, you’ll develop and implement the strategic vision and direction to improve equipment reliability. You’ll also work to optimize people, strategy, structure, process and culture. This truly is a position where you can determine your own career success.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Lead the annual execution of the maintenance budget and manages ongoing spending;
  • Implements the tactics to reduce breakdowns, improve planned maintenance, optimize scheduled maintenance and effectively execute down day events;
  • Develop/manage metrics and reporting system necessary to track progress, identify key improvement areas across all manufacturing systems;
  • Maintain the facility in a safe manner and to a standard level of equipment availability;
  • Reviews and observes the work of the maintenance employees and directs development/training requirements;
  • Maintains close contact with Production Manager to ensure maintenance activities occur with minimal disruption to production operations;
  • Drives the analysis of all electrical and mechanical down time incidents to root cause; and
  • Recommends and implements improvement in maintenance and operational procedures.

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary. 


What You’ll Bring:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 3-5+ years of maintenance manager experience
  • 15 years of maintenance experience
  • Strong preventative and predictive maintenance knowledge/experience
  • Experience with a computer maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a part of cross-functional teams
  • Knowledgeable of root cause and fault tree analysis techniques
  • Strong electrical and mechanical technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of lean tools and concepts
  • Continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing or heavy industrial environment strongly preferred
  • 1 or more years of Planning/Scheduling hands-on experience (preferred).
  • Working knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting (preferred).
  • Able to participate in the on-call schedule – 1 week ever 6 weeks

What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


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James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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