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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at Greif, Inc.

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:
027730 Maintenance Manager (Open)

Job Description:

Supervises large maintenance teams responsible for the repair and maintenance of manufacturing facilities and equipment. Responsible for and/or performs preventive maintenance and repairs on electrical and mechanical equipment and systems. May fabricate replacement tools and parts for manufacturing operations. Plans and prioritizes work orders and schedules repair and maintenance activities to minimize production downtime and disruptions. Troubleshoots and diagnoses difficult problems and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability, and yield. Implements departmental policies and strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Possesses overall responsibility for continuous and efficient operation of the maintenance team within the facility(ies).

  • Manages colleagues who are troubleshooting equipment to ensure equipment downtime does not lead to inefficiencies or catastrophic failures.

  • Reviews daily productivity report and conducts daily visual inspections for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, or hydraulic problems.

  • Develops and implements preventive maintenance and machine improvement programs, utilizing lean manufacturing concepts, techniques, and processes.

  • Procures replacement tools and parts for manufacturing operations, as needed.

  • Oversees in-house design, fabrication and installation of equipment, and the training of colleagues on proper use.

  • Implements strategic direction for maintenance team in alignment with company goals.

  • Incorporates and ensures safety observances are met, including use of all PPE by colleagues, ensuring guards and safety features are working, and promoting good daily safety practices and habits, etc.

  • Communicates goals and objectives and applies company policy. Staffs, trains, and coaches colleagues and ensures positive colleague relations. Reviews colleague performance, recommends salary increases, and administers discipline, when necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
  • Typically possesses a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and 8-12 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge and in-depth understanding of manufacturing operations and maintenance concepts and practices.

  • Possesses a technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical/electronic, instrumentation, and computer systems.

  • Possesses experience with assembling and disassembling equipment.

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.

  • Demonstrates excellent project management and planning skills.

  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage a team.


EEO Statement:

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.

Baytown, TX

Greif, Inc.

Greif (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing its vision: be the best performing customer service company in the world. The Company produces steel, plastic and fibre drums, intermediate bulk containers, reconditioned containers, containerboard, uncoated recycled paperboard, coated recycled paperboard, tubes and cores and a diverse mix of specialty products. The Company also manufactures packaging accessories and provides filling, packaging and other services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the southeastern United States. The Company is strategically positioned in more than 35 countries to serve global as well as regional customers. Additional information is on the Company's website at

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