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Maintenance Manager

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Aptar Lincolnton (2006),  North Carolina, US

Company: Aptar Group

Position Summary

The Maintenance Manager reports to the Director of Operations, N.A. This position is responsible for maintenance of all manufacturing related equipment, keeping abreast of the latest technologies for injection molding and related automation and the specification and procurement of new assets; including the management and development of all Maintenance personnel.


Job Elements & Position Responsibilities

1. Plant layout, design and installation of manufacturing equipment

2. Manage Machine Maintenance and Automation (TMP) work groups.

3. Develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance program.

4. Train technicians, maintenance, production supervisors, and others on use and maintenance of presses and auxiliary equipment.

5. Develop and coordinate technical training and apprenticeship programs.

6. Establish and maintain related operating and capital budgets.

7. Find and develop new technology that reduces cost and improves productivity.

8. Introduce and integrate equipment and new technology from Tooling Engineering Group.

9. Establish and disseminate manufacturing philosophies and policies with Molding Room Managers.

10. Support and develop other divisions and contract companies in technical areas.

11. Long range planning for manufacturing methods and equipment replacement.

12. Teach and promote A3/8 Step Problem Solving.

13. Utilize lean manufacturing concepts for maintenance and installation of equipment.


SQF Responsibilities

This position has been identified as Senior Management per the Site Manager. As Senior Management, this position ensures that fundamental food safety practices are adopted and maintained. Senior Management provides the necessary resources available to support the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the SQF System. Senior Management is also responsible for reviewing the SQF System and documenting the review procedure which includes the policy manual,  internal and external audit findings, and customer complaints and corrective actions with solutions. This position is an essential part of the business continuity plan, and has responsibilities for decision making over a crisis; make provisions to ensure that fundamental food safety practices are adopted and maintained. This position also has fundamental responsibilities to the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Plan).


Required Qualifications 

1.  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or 10+ years’ experience in injection molding with a strong technical background, as well as supervisory experience.

2. College level training and/or courses in electrical/electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, plastics, and injection molding.


Skills / Abilities

1. Experience with statistical analysis 2. Presentation skills/experience 3. Experience in MS Office Suite 4. General PC skills




 10+ years experience Maintenance and supervision


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