Maintenance Manager

Job Description:

Plan, direct, and coordinate activities for all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical/electronic aspects of machinery maintenance. Utilize Preventative/Predictive Maintenance techniques to ensure execution of tasks by the maintenance team to identify and repair machinery issues before they impact production up time. Assist in the creation of the annual capital plan to proactively replace equipment at end of life, plan and execute the installation of new equipment. Manage maintenance personnel in both foundry and machining departments.


  • MRO Management
  • Foster and maintain a safety culture within the Maintenance organization. Assist in the development and enforcement of safety regulations, programs, and policies. Support efforts to implement corrective actions and remain in compliance
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the plant
  • Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment
  • Organize resources and establish priorities to reach desired objectives
  • Track the performance of the Maintenance System, using OEE and downtime database
  • Manage the training and development of the maintenance staff so that the performance of essential skills needed to carry out maintenance jobs is conducted safely and effectively
  • Analyze and evaluate complex issues associated with the facilities, machinery, and equipment used by the company; and, develop effective solutions to problems that arise
  • Establish and develop a preventative maintenance program utilizing SAP

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or an Associate’s Degree combined with commensurate experience in an industrial technology may also be considered
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an industrial supervisory or managerial capacity
  • Foundry experience a plus
  • Training in electrical, electronic controls, mechanical, hydraulic, and safety regulations#
  • Basic first aid training or willingness to complete such training
  • Computer skills with experience using MS Office Applications
  • Experience with SAP preferred

Additional Skills Desired:

  • Highly collaborative team player
  • Organized self-starter, highly-motivated, goal-oriented
  • Ability to work independently when required
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate in German a plus
  • Proven project management and problem solving skills preferred
  • Occasional physical activities such as lifting and climbing

Your salary and Fritz Winter benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package

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Kentucky Career Center 803 Chestnut Street Bowling Green, KY 4210, phone (270) 746-7425 or NOW (button on the right side)                                                                                                  

Fritz Winter Iron Foundry
The Fritz Winter iron foundry is the largest independent iron foundry of Europe with more than 3,700 employees in Germany and an annual turnover of more than US$700m.
Since 1951 Fritz Winter has great competence and experience of designing and casting of parts for brakes, chassis, motors and hydraulics. As an innovative manufacturer, for example in lightweight construction, the company ranks among the world’s best. Fritz Winter is the principal supplier to all reputable companies in the car, utility vehicle and hydraulics industries. As reaction to the international presence of its customers Fritz Winter not only wants to supply its customers from Germany. It wants to become a global partner, locally based. Now Fritz Winter is beginning to establish a new facility in the United States and we want you to be part of this activity.

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