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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at Carmeuse Americas

Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Leader and coach, that applies the Carmeuse guiding principles in the course of managing the maintenance team as the site drives toward a higher degree of predictive maintenance and a high standard of quality repairs and workmanship.
  • Reports directly to the Site Operations Manager and engages daily with the Quarry and Plant Production managers and Supervisors to execute the maintenance and reliability strategies for the site.
  • Leads the Site's Maintenance team to ensure safe, effective, and timely maintenance is performed on Carmeuse plant equipment.
  • Provides safety leadership of the Maintenance Department to ensure all state, federal, and company safety rules and regulations are observed by employees. This includes planning the necessary resources in manpower and budgeting to accomplish site safety goals.
  • Interfaces with MSHA and other governing health and safety agencies at local and federal level as required.
  • Participates in and/or facilitates root cause analysis (RCA's) when applicable depending on the nature of the event.
  • Participates in the daily morning production meeting to communicate with production and maintenance.
  • Engages with direct reports and indirect reports (maintenance and production) routinely, providing feedback and coaching to drive the site to the highest standard of maintenance performance.
  • Prepares and implements training plans to provide employees with the necessary training to perform their job safely and effectively.
  • Actively participates in the weekly planning and scheduling meeting between maintenance and production, and drives longer-term planning and scheduling for major outages through the Maintenance Planner and Supervisor(s).
  • Maintains a good understanding of the maintenance modules under the CMMS/SAP system and drives the Team to optimize the system's capabilities for preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • Ensures correct, accurate, and timely reporting of information on all maintenance Work Orders, including "Urgent Repairs". Ensures Maintenance Team adequately documents work completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensures maintenance personnel perform good quality work with proper follow up and feedback, and identifies where gaps may exist, then works to close gaps through training.
  • Ensures the execution of the daily and weekly maintenance plan through his/her team(s) and ensures the status of the plan is communicated back to Operations.
  • Oversees necessary arrangements to keep plant running during breakdowns, which can include off-hours coordination and support.
  • Routinely monitors key performance indicators identifying opportunities for improvement and making appropriate supervisory and management personnel aware of the findings.
  • Provides feedback to the maintenance team on goals and expectations status
  • Initiates, recommends or provides solutions through designated channels
  • Leads the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs.

Basic requirements:

  • Related Engineering Bachelor Degree, or Master's Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 7+ years' progressive experience in mining, manufacturing, or heavy industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and background in maintenance and operations business processes, extensive knowledge of continuous manufacturing and production processes preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in preventative, predictive, basic care practices, and computerized maintenance management systems; strong management and Total Productive Maintenance experience; Six Sigma training is a plus.
  • Proven in leading operational excellence through applying behavior based management
  • Prior experience demonstrating effective management skills.
  • Demonstrable teamwork and maturity with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Benefits & Compensation Package Includes:

  • Salary range for this position is $90,000 - $125,000 (based on experience) as well as an annual bonus plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Group medical/pharmacy insurance options with company funded health care spending accounts
  • Dental insurance & Vision insurance
  • A 401k account with company matching contribution
  • A robust Wellness program with financial rewards
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance (employee, spouse, and child) and additional employee long-term disability insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition benefits including professional certifications
  • Employee referral program

About Us


Carmeuse started out as a small family-run business in Belgium.

Today it's a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone. Its products are essential to energy producers, environmental services, construction and manufacturing.

With over 90 production facilities spread across almost every continent, and over 4,500 employees working at Carmeuse every day, the company's most treasured resources are its people.

Carmeuse is dedicated to maintaining a workplace that fosters equal opportunity and creates a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require particular assistance with any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you can submit your request by sending an email to This option is reserved for people requiring adaptation due to a disability. The information received will be processed by Carmeuse and then directed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure the proper consideration of the application or hiring process.

About the Team

You will be part of Carmeuse Americas, a Rock-Star team of 2500 workers and employees bringing with them their own culture and specific needs. The Americas headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA and have over three dozen production facilities across the Eastern U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia.

Clear Brook, VA

Salary Range
$90,000 to $125,000
Carmeuse Americas

Carmeuse Americas is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone products used in a variety of applications, and benefits the environment by providing cleaner air, safer water and improved soil characteristics. Founded in 1860, Carmeuse is a privately owned Belgian company evolving from a calcium-based mineral provider into a company that continues to add integrated services. Carmeuse and its subsidiaries offer equipment and engineering services to optimize our customers’ processes, improve safety, and provide reliable supply. Solutions provided through Carmeuse span across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction, site development, building materials, water and wastewater treatment, agriculture, and more. Subsidiaries and partnerships of Carmeuse Americas include: Storage & Transfer Technologies (STT), Mintek Resources, Inc., Yager Materials, Oxidos do Brasil, Rio Cal S.A.S., and Cal Arco Iris.

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