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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Paper division, we are looking for:


Manager of Maintenance  
Shreveport, LA

Interested to learn about Voith? Check out our video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xOifeDxLac

 

Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world. Voith also provide Tuition Reimbursement for all employees past the first year of employment.
  • Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, identify of theft production and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Working Environment: Safe, climate-controlled workshop, clean shop, an average tenure over 10 years of service within Voith

 

Summary

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the oversight and management of the maintenance department. Duties primarily fall under Project Engineering in the areas of project development and project management for the repair and reliability of production equipment. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the development, budgeting, and management of all capital projects. Vendor and equipment sourcing, installation and/or construction, and equipment commissioning, will be managed as required. This position also manages building and grounds maintenance for the local facility. Excellent troubleshooting and general problem-solving skills are a benefit.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of the Maintenance department, including directing Maintenance staff in daily tasks and planning Maintenance staff involvement in projects
  • Administrator of the CMMS, including planning and scheduling of work orders, spare parts inventory, and compliance with the calibration schedule.
  • Global reporting of environmental sustainability metrics, including gathering of necessary documents to demonstrate environmental impact of facility operation
  • Equipment troubleshooting to determine root cause of maintenance-related failures and problems with aptitude for redesign for improved reliability
  • Project budgeting, including estimating total cost for budget development
  • Project developing, including defining scope, obtaining preliminary quotes and technical data, and CAD drawing as required
  • Vendor and equipment sourcing, including obtaining preliminary quotes, bidding out as required, and writing requisitions for equipment and contractor services
  • Installation and/or construction, including timeline coordination with Production and site management, vendor coordination for onsite services, and oversight of contractors and vendor
  • Equipment commissioning, including testing and verification that equipment complies with vendor-stated specifications and troubleshooting, as required, when equipment fails to meet the specifications
  • Hires and coordinates training of maintenance staff as required

 

Qualifications

  • 4-year Engineering degree from an accredited university, Mechanical or Electrical preferred
  • At least 3 years Project engineering required.
  • Maintenance experience preferred.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify issues and determine repairs that are needed.
  • Ability to plan maintenance schedules.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • AutoCAD LT experience preferred.

 

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to traverse property and facility to diagnose equipment or facility issues and plan repairs or maintenance.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at a time.

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

 

Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!

 

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.


Nearest Major Market: Shreveport