Maintenance & Tool Room Manager
For a major Manufacturer of Steering and Suspension Components. Supervised and directed skilled trades, general labor, and all other indirect employees to efficiently service all production and facility maintenance requirements. Supervised up to 80-100 hourly employees and their facilitators over a three shift operation. Supervised the following trades; Plumbers, Millwrights, Machine Repair, Toolmakers, Electricians and Labors. Managed Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs as well as developed short and long-range plans for the Maintenance department. Worked with manufacturing on JIT deadlines. Directed and instructed facilitators, maintenance and toolroom employees and general labor on safety work practices and ensured proper compliance. Directed and instructed facilitators in implementing decisions in response to complaints or discipline. Directed facilitators to follow proper grievance procedures and to resolve grievances when possible. Directed purchasing activities associated with maintenance materials, replacement parts, and stocking requirements. Coordinated outside contracting services for emergency repairs and technical support as needed. Led the department in developing changes to conform to lean manufacturing principles and cost reduction activities.
- Certified ISO 14001 Auditor
- Organized and implemented a total predictive and preventative maintenance program
- Improved uptime on a high volume assembly machine by 30%