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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at Eaton

Eaton’s Power Components Division is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager.  This position is based at our Horseheads, NY facility.  Relocation and company sponsorship will be offered to candidates currently residing within the US/PR.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $91500.03 - $134200.04 a year.  

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

What you’ll do:

The Maintenance Manager will partner with Engineering, EHS, and Production Leaders to successfully develop and execute the facilities capital project plan and strategy as well as support the facilities Factory 4.0 strategy.   They will establish, develop, and execute the maintenance department goals and strategy to complement overall goals.

  • Direct analytical problem solving, root cause analysis and creativity/innovation to improve key business drivers utilizing an ELSS manufacturing approach.

  • Develop strategic improvement plans for site maintenance including plant infrastructure, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, instrumentation, electrical and control systems.

  • Lead and develop maintenance supervisors and hourly employees to facilitate the needs of internal and external customers.

  • Oversee equipment maintenance in a productive and safe manner.  

  • Develop and implement training programs to enhance knowledge and proficiency of various maintenance technician functions

  • Drive continuous improvement of world class Maintenance Management Systems that will help improve equipment uptime.

  • Assure that safe work procedures are established and followed with maintenance and outside contractors.

  • Direct plant-wide maintenance activities including budgets, preventive and predictive maintenance.

  • Assure effective maintenance practices and optimized uptime of all production and facility equipment while maintaining forecasted budget.

  • Effectively manage scheduled and unscheduled resource demands to maximize plant/equipment uptime.

  • Cross train to understand and analyze facility requirements for compressed air, in house electrical distribution, HVAC, re-circulating water, and building grounds maintenance.

  • Facilitate spare part management system to ensure machine uptime and meet forecasted budgets.



Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in maintenance, engineering and/or operations 

  • Experience as a manager or supervisor of people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution


  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems

  • Strong inter-personal skills to effectively communicate and work with all levels of the organization

  • Strong leadership skills integrating safety into day to day operations

  • Demonstrated ability to drive change in a leadership position with excellent communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of National Electrical Code and Electrical Safety Requirements

  • Experience integrating and enforcing rules and requirements including but not limited to confined spaces, electrical safety, machine safety (guarding), hazardous energy (LOTO), power industrial trucks and other mobile equipment, fall protection standards, facility fire protection standards, hazardous waste and refrigeration management. 

  • Knowledge of precision machining and/or assembly  

  • Knowledge of methods and work standards in maintaining efficiency, flexibility and safety of workforce

  • Problem solving skills

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.


We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.   


Horseheads, NY


At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career.

  • Leadership
  • Discipline
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

These are our values too!

As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

From the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.



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