Aug 31, 2022

Maintenance Manager

  • BioLab, Inc. a KIK Consumer Products Company
  • Westlake, LA, USA
Full-time Engineer - Reliability Management - Maintenance

Job Description

Essential Job Functions

• Drive key departmental metrics related to safety, quality, cost, and production to ensure budgeted goals are met or exceeded

• Leads key productivity initiatives that may involve members of cross-functional teams from other shifts or departments

• Develop and deliver on the budget accounts specific to this function, MRO, and others.

• Drive continuous improvement via the effective implementation of the Maintenance Program (waste/cost reduction, productivity improvement, cycle time reduction) through good manufacturing principles

• Ensures the success of all operational and maintenance metrics including delivery, productivity improvement, equipment and parts inventory, and quality program

• Communicate daily with management team regarding safety, quality, scheduling, delivery, workload capacity and staffing issues.

• Analysis of equipment performance to identify continuous improvement opportunities.

• Develop and maintain an effective and sustainable PM system that will support productivity efficiencies in the plant.

• Develop, manage, and implement Capital Expense Projects.

• Manage and evaluate overall an individual’s performance within the department (adherence to standard work, attendance, safety, code of conduct, etc.), mentoring and developing the team to continue to grow their technical and interpersonal skills.

• Drive rapid problem solving/root cause analysis from the production floor.

• Achieve cost reduction targets, reduce waste, improve quality, identify, and resolve ergonomic issues.

• Understands and identifies EHS Hazards, risks and controls of the operations and activities at the site.

• Drive the creation and improvement of standardized work.

 The above statement describes the general nature and level off work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.


• Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field or equivalent experience

• 5 or more years of experience in in a manufacturing facility with lean manufacturing practices.

• Thorough understanding of manufacturing plant operations (industry experience must include manufacturing).

• Excellent communication skills be well organized and a team player.

• Detail oriented and accurate, able to multitask and prioritize workload.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to work independently and to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

• Experience with integrated/computerized manufacturing systems. JDE experience is preferred.

• Strong working knowledge of QS9000, ISO 14001 and EPA regulations.

• Proficient with Microsoft applications – strong understanding of excel

• Excellent organizational, analytical, investigation, problem solving, communication skills and be a team player.

• Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing or 5S experience preferred

• Must meet deadlines and deliver quality results.

• Detail oriented with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, complexity, and work within a fast paced, dynamic environment.

• The production facility is within an indoor/outdoor, industrial environment and is not climate controlled. Manager will regularly enter areas that require the use of stairs or ladders, respirator protection, and enter closely confined spaces. Facility operations 24/7, Manager may be required to on off shift times.

  A Career with KIK Offers:

KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth. 

 Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Consumer Products.

  KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law.


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