O-I Maintenance Manager in LA, California

Maintenance Manager

  • Job ID #:5660

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:Yes

  • Location:LA (Vernon), CA

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:5 - 7 Years

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Position Description:

ABOUT O-I:

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.9 billion in 2017 and employs more than 26,500 people at 78 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to join our team at our LA (Vernon), CA plant.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will assist the Plant Engineer in leading and directing subordinate salary and hourly personnel engaged in all phases of the plant engineering function (General Maintenance, Cold End Mechanization, and the Batch & Furnace Department) including installation, repair and maintenance of all plant systems, equipment, grounds and facilities. Assists in managing the operations of the Batch & Furnace Department, supplying quality glass for plant operations in an economical manner. Supports compliance efforts with local, state and federal regulations concerning environmental affairs, OSHA, NFPA, and other governing agencies.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assists in directing and analyzing operations relative to changes in organization, personnel, equipment, department policies and procedures.

  • Assists in directing preventive maintenance programs. Under the direction of the Plant Engineer, conducts periodic inspections of all plant systems, equipment, facilities and grounds. Assists in implementing corrective actions when necessary.

  • Under the direction of the Plant Engineer is responsible for the quality of all work performed by maintenance and production employees assigned to the Plant Engineering function. Coordinates and supervises all construction and service work performed by the outside contractors as directed.

  • Has working relationship with Toledo Engineering and outside contractors and supplies.

  • Assists in overseeing health and safety issues affecting ergonomic factors.

  • Conducts periodic inspection of all plant systems, equipment, facilities and grounds. Oversees all changes or upgrades

  • Supervises training of personnel to ensure all crafts (electrical, hydraulic and mechanical).

  • Ensures efficiency and high standards are maintained

  • Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations

  • Remain consistent with lean six sigma principles, ensure the development of a continuous improvement culture within the Plant by involving relevant salary and hourly workforce in the on going identification, development and implementation of improvements to the manufacturing process / performance, i.e.: implementation of lean six sigma principles.

  • Ensure correct use of safety equipment and that company safety policies are followed

  • Champion energy savings initiations

  • May oversee plant apprenticeship program

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the Plant Engineer

Position Requirements:

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • High school with strong maintenance and/or furnace operations background.

  • Post high school training is preferred, e.g., college, military training, apprenticeship programs, etc.

  • BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil) preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a maintenance leadership position in a manufacturing (preferably glass) facility

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much moreā€¦

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.