Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Location: St. Louis, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: 120000.00 - 140000.00 USD per Year

Are you an experienced leader who thrives on having strong problem-solving and decision-making skills? If managing a team to thrive and succeed is what you aim to do, then keep reading.

PEG’s client is seeking a Maintenance and Engineering Manager for a direct hire role to help a growing manufacturer stay in tip-top shape. 
This position is responsible for the leadership, supervision, training, and evaluation of the Company’s operations team. Approximately 24 operators and 2 mechanics report to this position. You’ll work in beautiful downtown St. Louis, MO. This is an in-person role for obvious reasons (to fix stuff, they need you there in person – no remote repair here). This opportunity offers an excellent starting salary with a bonus, growth-orientated culture, a great benefits package with minimal cost to you, and a work/ life balance! 

Essential Functions
• Leadership and management of the company’s maintenance team to ensure plant reliability.
• Leadership and management of capital projects with contractor support for successful implementation.
• Troubleshoots equipment breakdowns with mechanics.
• Train and mentor mechanics in the maintenance group.
• Manages and owns maintenance work procedures.
• Ensures maintenance employees follow safety procedures and work practices.
• Provides good communication between maintenance, operations, and scheduling to coordinate
• Complies with and enforces all company policies and procedures.
• Ensures efficient use of manpower by effective planning of vacation schedules and arranging the
required manpower coverage when necessary.
• Administers performance appraisals of assigned maintenance employees.
• Establishes, communicates, and provides timely feedback to the assigned workforce on objectives, goals, and expectations.
• Manages work order system and spare inventory.
• Ensures complete and accurate information is entered into accounting systems in a timely manner.
• Reviews and corrects time-keeping information for assigned maintenance employees hours.
• Ensures that attendance issues are reported and handled in accordance with the attendance policy.
• Ensures maintenance group follows good housekeeping.
Skills and Competencies
• Knowledge of standard chemical manufacturing equipment and its proper maintenance.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as design drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, process flow diagrams, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of associates.
• Proficient writing skills for writing reports and emails.
• Basic computer skills
• Degree in mechanical engineering.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position oversees the site mechanics and maintenance contractors.
Required Education and Experience
1. 7 years of prior supervisory/lead experience managing a maintenance team in a chemical manufacturing environment.
2. Successful experience in leading the implementation of capital projects.
3. Mechanical Engineering degree

Your Benefits:

  •  Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 100% Employer-covered life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • 5% BONUS!!
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • 401K match
  • Great compensation and growth opportunities


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