Maintenance & Engineering Manager, Casting

Aleris - Lewisport, KY 42351
January 6, 2021
Maintenance & Engineering Manager, Casting
Function Operations Relocation Available Yes Position Type Full Time
Overview / Job Summary
Commonwealth Rolled Products is a leading manufacturer of Aluminum rolled products for the Automotive, Commercial, and Industrial markets. The Company operates its production facility in Lewisport, KY with the support of an Automotive Innovation Center for R&D,  Sales and Field Service in Madison Heights (DET), and Inside Sales in the Cleveland, OH area.
Our production facility is seeking to add a talented Maintenance & Engineering Manager to its Casting team. The purpose of this role is to drive, manage, and sustain performance activities to meet site performance improvement objectives for Casting.
Responsibilities Include
• Responsible for a safe working environment for plant maintenance & engineering employees, contractors and visitors to the plant site.
• Ensure compliance with all departmental health, safety and environmental regulations, and company policies and procedures.
• Development and implementation of improvement action plans for each area of responsibility to ensure year over year improvement in critical plant metrics.
• Analyze severity and prioritizes daily emergencies, to minimize plant down time as well as maximize plant productivity.
• Prepare reports, analyze data, and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
• Locate and purchases necessary materials for maintenance repairs. Screen all maintenance purchase requests, and contact suppliers on availability, costs and quality. Investigate material substitutions for equipment and process improvements.
• Perform basic plant and field engineering for equipment design, fabrication and installation. Inspect repairs for structural soundness, possible methods to improve operations and cost effectiveness.
• Review and approve scheduled equipment facility shut-down with production departments.
• Ensure that maintenance and engineering employees are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that all maintenance activities can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
• Staffing responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or a related technical field and at least seven (7) years of experience in the maintenance and/or operation of a heavy industrial manufacturing facility.
• 5+ years of managerial experience in an industrial environment including the supervision of hourly and salaried workforce.
• Knowledge of Continuous Improvement principles required.
• Must possess excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications
• Basic computer skills required, advanced skills beneficial.
• Experience working in a Union environment preferred.
Commonwealth Rolled Products is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.
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