Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Warren


The Professional Maintenance Specialist (with a concentration in Conveyance) will be responsible for managing designated manufacturing equipment and technology in a fast-paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The selected candidate will coordinate safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale initiatives related to their designated equipment and/or technology. The PMS will ensure maintenance procedures and processes are well defined, understood and practiced by the skilled trades. The Professional Maintenance Specialist must possess a high level of technical understanding within their concentrated technology, including operations, component life cycles, and activities required to maintain basic conditions. Create training material specific to their technology, deploy training sessions and validate the transfer of knowledge, within all levels of the organization.
Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Create Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMPs) related to time-based maintenance (TBM), mean time between failure (MTBF) of components and equipment in their assigned technology or area, as well as the requirements to return equipment to basic conditions and/or maintain the basic conditions of their equipment/technology.
Work with members of the Maintenance staff to ensure that the PMS’s designated equipment/technology is maintained at basic conditions and to guide/coach the Maintenance staff on actions to restore the equipment/technology to basic conditions.
Ensure the established Standard Maintenance Procedures enable the achievement of KPI’s (MTBF, MTTR, and OEE).
Address throughput, run to run, and downtime related issues with equipment in a production environment.
Coordinate activities per World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards (particularly the Autonomous and Professional Maintenance Pillar activities).
Impact the overall equipment effectiveness, through a systematic approach of planning and executing key maintenance enablers and coordinating all activities utilizing the CMMS – Total Maintenance System (TMS).

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a technical / engineering discipline required; or Journeymen status with a minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience; or Minimum of 10 years of technical/manufacturing experience
Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
Must possess a working knowledge of advanced technical problem-solving tools
Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills 
Ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required 
Goal oriented and a self-starter and ability to lead and manage in a team based structure
Excellent communication skills with manufacturing plant personnel (written and verbal). Must be able to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite software programs
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
Green Belt/ Red X/ Six Sigma training 
Previous manufacturing supervisory experience 
Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members
Previous experience working in a union environment
Strong background in LEAN manufacturing systems
Experience with body-in-white, paint or general assembly manufacturing process areas
Experience with RS Logic, PLC-5, Control Logics, Allen Bradley Drive Systems, machine installation, robotic automation, and application

About the company

FCA designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and sells vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram brands as well as luxury cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands. FCA also operates in the components sector, through Magneti Marelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau and in after-sales services and products under the Mopar brand name.​

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