The Maintenance Director is responsible for managing the execution of standardized maintenance functions across multiple facilities. Primary responsibilities include holding DC maintenance managers accountable with maintenance task completion, adherence to maintenance budgets, and associate training as per guidelines. The Director will mentor each of the direct reports to ensure they continue to grow and develop with their position responsibilities. The Director plays an active role in coaching the managers to continually evaluate current maintenance processes providing input for change that will increase productivity or added cost savings. The Director works with local DC maintenance managers to evaluate current material handling assets ensuring full utilization prior to life cycle replacement process. Reviews/ recommends changes to existing material handling equipment and all proposed construction projects. Ensures each DC maintains timeline compliance and quality of work for DC capital projects.
- Manage 3rd party vendors and DC maintenance teams when faced with failed systems 24/7
- Manage DC capital plan to ensure equipment obsolescence and end of life projects.
- Review and recommend changes to contracted “Other Services” accounts ensuring contractual compliance and best pricing.
- Conduct semi-annual audits of all maintenance functions providing feedback to DC leadership.
- Manage the execution of all standardized maintenance functions across multiple DCs.
- Manage the coordination of all construction projects and internal changes to facility, property and equipment.
- Work with engineers on planning and evaluation of equipment changes for Process Improvement and Network Implementation. Ensure timeline compliance, quality of work and all safety standards are in compliance.
- Responsible for developing DC M&R budgets in partnership with the local DC manager. Ensure approved budgets are maintained.
- Travel between 25-50% of the time in support DC direct reports.
- Detail-oriented with strong organizational and technical writing skills.
- Detailed understanding of OSHA standards and regulations with a strong emphasis on associate safety.
- Technically proficient with highly automated distribution center material handling systems both mechanical and electrical.
- The ability to effectively communicate and interact at many organizational levels including non-exempt associates, operations supervisors, and high-level management.
- Ability to review and critique facility, conveyor systems, and schematic diagrams.
Qualification & Experience:
- 7 or more years related maintenance manager experience in a retail distribution center.
- Four-year degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent industrial technical training with electro-mechanical systems.
- Experience in using PCs in a professional setting – developing and using standard applications such as spreadsheets, databases, word processors and CMMS as typical tools to execute.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Perris, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A