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Maintenance Manager/Controls Engineer

Company: Lisi Automotive
Location: Livonia
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Maintenance Manager will have the responsibility of leading a maintenance department for a manufacturing plant including the installation, new build, repair and preventative maintenance of equipment and all plant machine control systems and documentation. This includes assigning work orders to maintenance staff, ensuring compliance with documented procedures, driving continuous improvement and professional development of the maintenance staff. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for communicating and analyzing downtime and cost data.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:Supervise the maintenance operation for the location in order to minimize equipment downtime, including driving standardization of maintenance procedures and systems between plants.Supervise a staff and oversee the employees in the Maintenance Department of the location, including participating in and overseeing the workforce selection, work planning and direction, coaching, training, and performance management processes.Responsible for sending out daily shift reports, project update and machine status.Coordinate and ensure proper execution of all corrective and preventative maintenance activities, including managing the preventative maintenance program and ensuring the appropriate control systems are in place to manage department schedules, activities, and expenses.Collaborate with other departments on new and existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic pneumatic, camera vision systems and laser marking.Manage the maintenance supplies acquisition process and inventory in a cost-effective manner.Implement and maintain a data collection system for the department.Performs preventative maintenance and complete workorders on production equipment or plant facilities.Responsible for installation and maintenance of machinery, equipment, etc.Oversees work performed by outside contractors as necessary.Keeps related records and charts and analyzes their implications.Aids in identifying repetitive equipment failures and determining the root cause of ongoing equipment failures.Design and approval of all electrical equipment design for all machines scheduled to be installed in the plant.Responsible for LOTO design schematics and employee training and sign-off.Initiates and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs, participating in special projects, ISO/IATF audits and committees.Ensure the facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations.Enforce compliance with all Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) safety rules and regulations, taking prompt corrective action concerning potential safety hazards and ensuring that all required training is completed in a timely manner.Enforce all company policies and procedures and complete administrative tasks associated with the management of people and maintenance processes.Perform all other duties as assigned, instructed, or directed.CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Extensive knowledge with electrical and hydraulic systems programming, design, coolant and oil filtration, machine design and machine installation.Understand the major components of assembly machines and their function. (Sensors, PLC, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, etc.)Proven management experience supervising a group, strong leadership skills.Have a thorough understanding of electrical concepts, both high and low voltage.Understand the difference between HMI and Machine controls. Knowledge of AB PanelView design software, Fanuc 31i, Siemens 840, AB PLC 5, Micro Logic, Servo Motion Controls.Knowledge of LOTO, Category 3 and 4 Safety Circuits, TPM system design and implementation.AutoCAD for electrical schematic design and print design.Understand the concepts of axis drives and Ladder logic, and their differences and similarities.Familiarity with complex machinery, electrical circuits, and plant operating equipment.Knowledge of Maintenance software for tracking downtime, PM, Workorders, spare parts. For example, Maintain IT Pro, Plex.Strong computer skills with Microsoft office products.Strong knowledge of vision camera systems, programming, and design.Strong Fanuc robot programming with robot dress out and End of Arm tooling design.Core CompetenciesCommunicationAble to communicate (verbal and written), present information, negotiate, when necessary, convey and share information, listen carefully, and good interpersonal skills with all levels of staff, vendors, customers, and the general public.Continuous ImprovementCritically assess established methods, challenges the status quo. Develops better, faster, and less expensive ways to do things. Demonstrates a creative mindset and innovative thinking.Customer FocusMeets commitments made to customers (internal and external). Presents a positive manner with internal and external customers. Pays close attention to details, follows instructions, responds to direction.Role Model/Leads by ExampleSupports the decisions of management even when they differ from his/her own. Accepts feedback and demonstrates commitment. Interacts with coworkers, management, and customers with respect. Observes and practices proper HSE safety and security procedures at all times; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.TeamworkEncourages involvement of all team members, fosters diversity, and work collaboratively with others.LeadershipDemonstrates leadership by setting clear expectations and accountabilities for high performance. Deals with conflict and feedback in an appropriate, timely, and constructive manner.Personal CommitmentGood judgement, focused, demonstrates a sense of urgency, initiative, self-motivated, work independently, and maintains confidentiality.Result OrientedGood organizational and prioritization skills to meet deadlines under a tight schedule. Places high priority on attaining results and demonstrates attention to cost controls.People DevelopmentActively trains, coaches, mentors, and develops others. Encourages continuous learning and skill development.Technical/functional ExcellencePossesses an in-depth knowledge and skill in technical/functional competency. Maintains skill development and continuous learning in specialty areas and industry practices.Supervisory Direct ReportsYesTravel5%QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must have a minimum of ten (10) years practical knowledge of equipment, controls engineering, hand tools and machining equipment.Must have ten (10) years managing a department, running a TPM system, being flexible with work hours including weekends, multi-task, demonstrate initiative, and manage and prioritize simultaneous projects.Must have strong background in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and overall machine troubleshooting skills.Must be able to communicate clearly (written and verbal) with all levels of staff.Education and/or ExperienceElectrical Engineering Degree along with ten (10) years management level experience **or **a combination of 15 years related experience in maintenance managing the department along with a professional maintenance training certificate or Associate Degree in Electrical Controls.Language SkillsAbility to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, schematics, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, blueprints, and legal documents.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of staff, vendors, senior management, and public groups.Computer SkillsProficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).Proficient in Plex or other manufacturing ERP system.Mathematical SkillsAbility to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. This position requires the ability to work independently and use good judgment.QualityRecognize quality principles for operating efficiently in daily tasks while adhering to IATF 16949 standards. Participate in audits when necessary.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, frequently required to talk and hear, sit/stand for eight (8) hours. Occasionally required to bend, stoop, kneel or crouch. Occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds when needed.Work Environment--- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise Grade in the manufacturing area is usually very loud.Additional NotesLISI Automotive Hi Vol reserves the right to change, amend, add, delete, and otherwise assign any and all duties, responsibilities, and titles as it deems necessary to meet the needs of its business.LISI Automotive Hi Vol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and wholeheartedly supports diversity in the workplace as a basic premise for business success. All employees of LISI Automotive Hi Vol are employed on an at-will basis.This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.You should be proficient in:

  • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
  • Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
  • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Hydraulics Experience
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment
  • PLC Programming Experience
  • PLC Wiring Experience
  • Pipefitting Skills
  • Machine Safety Inspections
  • Troubleshooting CNC Machines
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • HVACMachines & technologies you'll use:
    • CNC Mill (3-4 axis VMC)
    • CNC Lathe (2-4 axis)
    • CNC Lathe (5+ axis)Salary info:$100000 - $120000 / hr

Keywords: Lisi Automotive, Livonia , Maintenance Manager/Controls Engineer, Professions , Livonia, Michigan

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