Posted on: February 6, 2024
Why work for us?
Alkegen brings together two of the world's leading specialty
materials companies to create one new, innovation-driven leader
focused on battery technologies, filtration media, and specialty
insulation and sealing materials. Through global reach and
breakthrough inventions, we're delivering products that enable the
world to breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever
With over 60 manufacturing facilities with a global workforce of
over 9,000 of the industry's most experienced talent, including
insulation and filtration experts, Alkegen is uniquely positioned
to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.
Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with
globe-spanning reach. From production operators to engineers,
technicians to specialists, sales to leadership, we're always
looking for top talent ready to bring their best. Come grow with
Directs and coordinates all activities and associated department
personnel related to the Maintenance Department in support of
insuring safety and equipment operating standards are maintained
for safe and efficient manufacture of product. The Maintenance &
Facilities Manager is responsible for the safety of maintenance
personnel. This position manages all aspects of the preventative
maintenance program for interior facility, which is inclusive of
mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, process equipment
inspection and cleaning, and all other items considered important
to the operation. Uses key metrics to determine performance and
areas for improvement. The Maintenance & Facilities Manager
position is responsible for maintenance shutdown planning and
execution. This position also applies appropriate metrics to work
force activities to assure maximum utilization of resources.
Manages the planning and execution of the maintenance shutdowns,
inclusive of establishing the shutdown budgets and controlling
spending to stay within the budget.
Develops annual budgets on applicable accounts that support
Supervise and coordinate activities of maintenance workers engaged
in setting up, installing, repairing and maintaining machinery and
Manage comprehensive preventative maintenance program for all the
Establish appropriate metrics and goals to evaluate workforce and
system performance. Identify corrections and improvements as
required to insure the achievement of goals.
Manage the scheduling, coordinating and arrangement of materials,
parts, tools, and equipment as needed for specified work projects.
Plan maintenance operations, establishing priorities and sequences
for maintenance operation, utilizing knowledge of production
schedule, machine and equipment capabilities and staffing
Member of Safety Committee and responsible for the safety of
Manage the operation of the stockroom and purchasing of material,
parts, tools, and related equipment needed to maintain, repair, or
replace papermaking equipment and utilities.
Conduct studies on engineering proposals to develop designs for
process improvements, equipment redesigns, facility improvements
and new equipment installation, utilizing and applying engineering
principles, research data and proposed project specifications.
Manages, develops, trains, coaches, and evaluates the members of
the maintenance department.
Assist in the management of the environmental affairs of the
facility. Manage environmental projects as assigned.
Coordination of time and attendance system / labor reporting.
Approval of time and attendance punches including pay codes.
Ensures that collective bargaining agreement for each group is
followed. Handles all grievances for department members.
Identifies and drives continuous improvement initiatives and
projects to drive saving plans.
Must adhere to all company policies and safety rules.
Must be able to work extended hours when required.
All other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities Required for
Consideration as a Candidate:
(If a degree is required it must be from an accredited
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Industry Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, or related fields.
Five years of experience working in industrial related fields.
Five to seven years of experience of supervisory experience in an
Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of MS Office Products
Ability to organize, manage and control workflow; ability to meet
One to three years working experience with lean manufacturing and
Six Sigma principles.
Knowledge of financial systems in order to manage departmental
costs and formulate budgets.
Prior experience working in a union environment, including working
Project Management skills
If you are interested in being part of a world class Manufacturing
team here at Alkegen then we would love to hear from you.
At Alkegen, we strive every day to help people - ALL PEOPLE -
breathe easier, live greener and go further than ever before. We
believe that diversity and inclusion is central to this mission and
to our impact. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our growth
& innovation and we nurture it by actively embracing our
differences and using our varied perspectives to solve the complex
challenges facing our changing and diverse world.
Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard
to sex, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, color, gender
identity and expression, age, disability, education, opinions,
culture, languages spoken, veteran's status, or any other protected
Alkegen is a specialty materials leader serving mission-critical
systems that the world is focused on for the future, including:
battery technologies, electric vehicles, filtration media, and
specialty insulation materials that enable customers to reduce
fossil fuel consumption, save energy, and live greener.
We help people breathe easier, live greener, and go further than
Our experience speaks for itself. We are a vertically integrated
manufacturer with the global reach and talent to solve your most
With 60 manufacturing facilities and 9,000+ highly skilled
employees located around the world, we can solve any challenge.
Dedicated to sustainability and human health, we are uniquely
positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful
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