United States, Seabrook, NH, Adhesive Technologies

Maintenance Manager

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  • Ensure compliance with facility, state, and federal policies and procedures including OSHA Regulations Including Lock Out/ Tag Out, Confined Space Entry, Contractor Safety, Safe Work/Hot Work/ Spark Work.
  • Ensure conformance and support with facility quality & environmental systems, and department goals.
  • Review and plan for production requirements based on schedule from Planning and monitor progress toward schedule completion.
  • Maintain lean manufacturing techniques including, 5S, VSM, and be assigned to attend team meetings designed to reduce cycle time, remove waste and non-value-added activities, and reduce costs.
  • Maintain departmental training program including employee certification records. Create and maintain standard operating procedures for maintenance activities.
  • Oversees maintenance work order database to assure timely and effective completion of maintenance work orders (WO) to meet equipment/facility integrity.
  • Authors instructions, provides documented training and performs PM tasks in a timely manner in accordance with CMIP methodology and as established in the individual Equipment Strategies.
  • Works with Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance Planner to develop and maintain critical spare parts inventory in accordance with CMIP and as established in the individual Equipment Strategies.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of equipment repair, maintenance manuals, repair logs, ensure accurate PM instructions, and routes are in place for all new equipment and/or modifications to existing equipment.
  • Utilize risk-based management practices when dealing with CMIP (Comprehensive Maintenance Improvement Program) and all SHE (Safety Health and Environmental) policies and programs.
  • Monitor reliability metrics for major processes within the department, enter metrics on a daily or weekly basis on applicable spreadsheets so monthly numbers can be rolled up and reported to management.


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred (other engineering majors with chemical manufacturing experience can be considered) or comparable work experience considered. 
  • 5-10 years of experience in maintenance role, in a manufacturing environment required.  Experience in chemical processing preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience is required. Leadership training and/or experience leading projects and small groups of professionals.
  • Strong background/experience in managing Preventative & Predictive maintenance programs.
  • Knowledge of process safety, equipment design in a continuous batch operation
  • Well versed in regulatory requirements like OSHA, NEC code, NFPA standards, PSM, process controls.
  • Experience in PLC and automation preferred. 

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All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: req53489
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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