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Maintenance Manager

Company: Fireclay Tile
Location: Aromas
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Fireclay Tile is here to revolutionize the tile and design industry. By implementing an innovative digital platform paired with unmatched artisan-crafted product and client service, we've made it easier than ever to specify and purchase beautiful, sustainable tile sourced and handcrafted in the US. Our tireless commitment to innovation, transparency, and sustainability has not gone unrecognized. We aim to grow 25-35% annually and are the only tile company recognized as a for how we use Business as a Force for Good. With an innovative product, an ambitious team, and an inspiring mission, we're changing the way you think about tile.We are seeking to add an individual to oversee our Maintenance Team. - The Maintenance Manager will direct, plan, control, and monitor the overall operation of the maintenance department. . This is an opening to an amazing career with a well-recognized and respected brand that will provide opportunities for continued professional development and long-term promotion and advancement. This full-time hands-on position will be based out of our beautiful Aromas, CA location, and you will report directly to the Plant Manager.We provide competitive compensation that includes a base salary + company bonus plan + stock options, - health and wealth benefits, other perks, a rich culture, continued professional development through on-going training, experimenting, and opportunities to grow within the organization.The Role

  • Gain knowledge of production manager's requirements and translate the needs as a design for the team
  • Communicate the design for fabrication, supervise parts procurement, fabrication, testing, and installation
  • Recognize production requirements, analyze the application, and suggest better alternatives in applicable situations to improve productivity and safety
  • Supervise the team, currently at 6, on weekends as needed, (critical activities are usually performed on weekends)
  • Work with vendors closely to communicate machine statuses, parts inventory & replenishment and to adapt Preventative Maintenance based on machine performance, life, and production requirements
  • Ensure Preventative Maintenance activities are executed in proper and planned intervals and parts are available to be replaced if necessary
  • Perform daily walkthroughs on the production floor to monitor machine conditions and perform visual inspections on key areas
  • Partner with product managers and create a healthy environment to encourage and establish creative ideas for productivity improvement
  • Promote safety within the team and rank safety-related projects with topmost priority
  • Receive ideas and plans from production teams and determine and specify the appropriate mechanism, tools, machines, or system suitable for the application
  • Maintain CMMS system, parts inventory and create preventive maintenance programs for new machines as needed
  • Adhere to company operating procedures and guidelines
  • Maintain a safe and organized work environment -
  • Perform other duties related to job function as necessary -
  • Accountable to the B Corp standards the company lives by which balances purpose and profit
  • Serving as a Fireclay Tile Brand Ambassador, representing our core values including:
    • Kindness
    • Honesty
    • Tread Lightly on the Earth
    • Measure Twice, Cut Once
    • Ganas (Desire)You're a Great Fit If You Have...
      • Knowledge of Maintenance methods, processes, and metrics; demonstrated experience with Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Spare Part Management, and Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
      • Demonstrated success in measuring and improving processes to meet organization goals
      • Demonstrated experience in leading continuous improvement efforts
      • Proven track record of driving cultural change from a "reactive" maintenance function to "proactive"
      • Proven track record of working with floor-level operators to become more involved with "ownership" of machinery
      • Are able to design and fabricate temporary awnings, covered spaces, and shelters for machines and materials
      • Familiar with HVAC, dust collection systems, vacuum pumps, water pumps, various types of conveyor systems, vortex dissolvers, Sievers, and air operated spray equipment
      • Any exposure or experience with a natural gas-operated tunnel kilns, periodic kilns, dryers, tile glazing equipment, electrical ranging from 120V to 480V, inverters, electrical starters, PLC's, VFD's and extruders is an added advantageWhat We're Looking For ...
        • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
        • Highly organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasked person
        • Ability to support a 24/7 Operation
        • Ability to think and come up with creative ideas and plans to fix machines and systems to reduce downtime
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitasking and managing a team with constant schedule changes based on the business requirement
        • Must be experienced with OSHA standards for safe operating procedures, and workplace safety
        • Must be experienced in hazardous material and waste management and disposal
        • Ability to maintain a strong working relationship with internal customers, and contract vendors
        • Familiar with forklift operation and troubleshooting is a plus
        • Proficient with computer applications
        • Team player able to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversityExperience
          • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, industrial, or equivalent work experience.
          • Two+ years of experience in a maintenance environment of a manufacturing company (or) with at least 8-10 years of experience in maintenance management of a manufacturing company.
          • 5+ years of previous supervisory experience in a maintenance or manufacturing environment required.
          • 3+ years experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment with full responsibility for all aspects of technology, including electrical maintenance, mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC automation, and data collection. -We offer full benefits coverage, PTO, 401(k) match, maternity/paternity leave, life insurance and disability, employee stock options, and more. Come join the team at Fireclay! -PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms, shoulders and legs and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds -Fireclay provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Fireclay will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you need reasonable accommodation, please let us know by contacting If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

Keywords: Fireclay Tile, Salinas , Maintenance Manager, Executive , Aromas, California

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