Jul 20, 2022

Maintenance & Engineering Manager

  • Silgan Closures
  • Kingsport, TN, USA
Full-time Engineer - Reliability Management - Engineering Management - Maintenance Reliability Engineers Reliability Specialist

Job Description

The Maintenance Engineering Manager plans, organizes, directs, and manages the plant’s Maintenance Engineering Department (MED).  The Maintenance Engineering Department consists of Plant Engineering, Equipment Maintenance, Mold/Tooling & Facility Maintenance.  This position is responsible for the safety, productivity, effectiveness, and job satisfaction of the Maintenance Engineering Department. 

What you'll do:

·         Manage all Maintenance, Facility & Engineering personnel

·         Manage the department budget for expenses and purchasing

·         Research, submit and manage all capital projects for new equipment or site upgrades

·         Responsible for plant KPI’s (safety, OEE, scrap, cavitation, product quality, etc.)

·         Use Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Program to identify failure modes using RCFA techniques to reduce failure risks and then standardize approach

·         Support initiatives to extend asset lifespan, optimize energy usage, inventory management, lower maintenance costs, and identify cost reduction opportunities

·         Utilize continuous improvement tools for organization, documentation and problem-solving


What you'll need to have:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent

·         Minimum five to eight years related experience managing a Maintenance and/or Engineering Department

·         Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) certification preferred

·         Experience in designing and scheduling Preventative Maintenance programs using RCM

·         Excellent communication skills, and strong ability to interact with all phases of local and corporate operations


Who we are:

Silgan Closures is the premier provider of sustainable metal and plastic packaging solutions for consumer goods products for food, beverage, healthcare, garden, home, personal care, and beauty products.  We are a Global Fortune 500 packaging company with 109 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. 

What we offer:

A career with Silgan Closures offers an opportunity to work for an industry leader with a stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company.  We strive to provide a great culture where you feel like a member of our family, and where achievements are recognized and celebrated.  The Silgan Team is much more than a place to work – we are part of a larger vision to alleviate world hunger and who strives toward sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products. 

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