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Maintenance Manager - Tallassee, AL

United States
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About The Opportunity

About the opportunity:

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.

What you’ll do:

  • Maintains safe & compliance along with healthy work environment.  Adheres to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations.  Addresses issues by alerting others regarding potential concerns.
  • Implement scheduled, preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Partner with production team to maximize plant uptime and throughput.
  • Keeps systems and equipment operating by implementing a preventive maintenance program.  In charge of leading operating and testing systems and equipment.
  • directs workers in electrical, mechanical, power transfer systems, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment
  • Evaluates systems and equipment performance by advising with operating departments.
  • Make certain repairs on systems and equipment are complete with cost effective resources.
  • Improves systems and equipment performance by studying performance results.
  • Identifying, recommending, and implementing changes, expansions, and additions.
  • Prepares maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data & trends.
  • Oversee critical spare parts and tools inventory.
  •  Industrial Maintenance Manager assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment
  • Oversee scheduled down times including all maintenance and inspections performed.
  • Manage multiple maintenance projects to completion with an agreed set of project goals and timelines.
  • Provide detailed reporting of progress to management.
  • Establish and maintain communication relationships within departments, ensuring efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved.



About you:


Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Business or related discipline and 8 years of industrial maintenance experience; OR Associate degree in Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Business or related discipline and 10 years of industrial maintenance experience; OR High school diploma (or equivalent) and 12 years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience within a maintenance area.
  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience troubleshooting maintenance problems and establishing Preventive Maintenance procedures
  • Experience with Resource (materials/tools) & Manpower (hours) estimating and management

  • GKN experience
  • Strong Computer use and MS Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Team Development
  • Scheduling/Auditing
  • Strong knowledge/certifications with OSHA
  • LEAN manufacturing experience
  • Process improvement
  • Budget and Procedure management


About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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