• Maintenance Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Austell
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
    Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
    With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
    We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
    - Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
    - Tobacco-free campuses
    - Health and wellness tools
    - Comprehensive benefit package 


    Responsible for the oversight and management of the maintenance function of the facility to assure the safety, reliability, cost and maintenance of equipment.  
    - Manages all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Caraustar accounting policies, financial control procedures, and standards of conduct. Ensures that Subordinates are trained and aware of the requirements of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy.
    - Manages the completion of corrective and preventive maintenance of equipment.
    - Assures that major equipment and furnishings are maintained in a safe, operable condition and/or arrange for replacement.
    - Arranges and coordinates safety inspections as appropriate.  Follows up on deficiencies and recommendations.
    - Participates in the process and function of the plant’s safety committee.
    - Ensures that facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations, agency standards and fiscal consideration.
    - Develops, implements and regularly reviews site-specific maintenance logs.
    - Evaluates long-term needs in relation to major projects and property improvements.
    - Develops, implements and reviews equipment records.
    - Establishes procedures and contacts to ensure timely repairs of equipment requiring minor repairs on a frequent basis.
    - Tracks and executes monthly R&M spend plan. Effectively uses primary lean tools of LSW, RCPS, and coaching to reduce the maintenance budget and increase machine uptime and reliability to established targets.
    - Arranges or provides training for personnel as it relates to the safety and maintenance needs of the facilities; May attend training programs relevant to the duties and responsibilities of this position.
    - Ensures that high standards of safety are developed, met and maintained at facility; ensures a safe and healthy workplace environment.
    - Reports to work on a regular, consistent basis during the hours required.
    - Works safely on a regular, consistent basis.
    - Supports and leads all elements of OPEX activities to include, but not limited to Performance Management, Leader Standard Work, Operator Basic Care, 5’s, Maintenance Reliability and Root Cause Problem Solving.
    - Champions compliance initiatives including with all reliability playbooks.
    - Meet or exceed performance expectations and targets with regard to KPIs, PM compliance, and reliability gate reviews.
    - Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy required.
    - Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to maintenance and safety.
    - Participates in annual budget preparation as it relates to safety and maintenance of facilities, grounds and equipment.
    - Completes other assignments as deemed appropriate.


    - Bachelor of Science in a technical field of study preferred.
    - Minimum 10 years’ experience in manufacturing maintenance, preferably in the paper industry.
    - Working Knowledge of applicable safety laws and industry best practices.
    - Considerable tact and human relations skills in interacting with all levels of management and facility employees a must. 
    - Demonstrated ability to be an effective change agent in the maintenance environment.
    - Superior problem-solving skills required.
    - Proficiency with Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel, and CMMS.
    - Demonstrated Supervisory skills in multi-craft operation.
    - Working knowledge of drives, line shafts, gearboxes, bearing, controllers, induction motors, and turbines.


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