Apr 24, 2023

Maintenance Manager Assistant- Industrial/Mechanical - Exp

$75,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • The Lindgren Group
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
Full-time Management - Maintenance

Job Description

Wanted: Experienced Assistant Industrial/Mechanical Maintenance Manager

FT - Day shift - A jack-of-all trades position.

Welding experience a plus! Experience in a plating shop a plus! Possess or willingness to get a boilers license a plus!


Signing Bonus: $5000


We are looking for that unique individual that possess the mechanical aptitude to handle whatever situation arises in our manufacturing/production environment. On a daily basis and in the absence of the Maintenance Manager this position is directly responsible for the assignment and coordination and/or execution of activities within the Maintenance group to ensure a productive workforce that supports the facility. Oversee planning and preparation of work orders for work to be performed by the respective Maintenance crew to ensure the plan is maintained in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.


Nico Products is a recognized leader in the Metal Finishing Industry. Working here is both challenging and rewarding. Our employees are appreciated and we reward reliable, hard work, with competitive pay, regular reviews, and excellent benefit package. Paid vacation, health insurance, 401K and more.



· Through proper planning and preventative work limit unscheduled downtime of production lines.

· Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance

· Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shop to ensure adequate working conditions.

· Assists the Maintenance Manager with the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of maintenance policies and procedures.

· Counsel employees about work-related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.

· Examine objects, systems or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services or repairs.

· Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.

· Inspect, test and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools and gauges to verify conformance to standards and repair requirements.

· Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment and replacement parts.

· Perform skilled repair and maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand and power tools, welding equipment, etc.

· Work with the Production Manager, General Manager, Production supervisors as well as other department managers to maintain and coordinate projects that affect general building or production areas or related down time.

· Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders and lay out reference points for workers.

· Effectively oversee maintenance personnel to ensure that all assigned activities are performed effectively and efficiently in accordance with plant procedures and local, state and federal regulations.

· Conduct plant walk-arounds to identify and analyze corrective and preventive maintenance, modification.

· Maximizing equipment reliability through using planned maintenance most effectively.

· Assist with design, fabrication and assembly of production tooling as needed.

· Other duties and responsibilities as assigned



· High School graduate minimum with 2 years post- secondary education preferred with emphasis in industrial maintenance.

· Minimum of 4 years maintenance or related-industry experience

· Prefer 2 years in supervision and planning or related education

· 5 years plating shop maintenance experience preferred.

· Requires experience in mechanical installation and maintenance work on plant electrical systems and equipment.

· Interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches and work orders to others.

· Excellent problem solving, decision making and planning skills

· Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office).

· The ability to work in a team environment which includes being self-motivated, accepting responsibilities, completing assigned action items and participating in a proactive manner in all team events.




· General math.

· Respond to breakdowns with a whatever it takes to get it running attitude.

· Excellent mechanical aptitude and understanding of basic engineering principles.

· Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

· Resourcefulness and ability to complete difficult and unusual repair operations without supervision.

· Understanding of safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts, which might cause injury to self, others, or the environment.

· Knowledge of lockout, tag out electrical safety.

· Ability to read and understand ladder diagrams, blueprints, and assembly drawings.

· Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical malfunctions.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to lead and instruct in a professional manner.

· Ability to work on ladders & heights up to 30 ft.

· Ability to weld and use torches safely.

· Ability to lift and move 1-50 lbs.


Wage Range: $75,000 - $85,000 per year / Based on experience and qualifications


1st Shift hours


Signing Bonus: $5000 (not applicable to current employees)


Company Information: Click here to go to our website





Interested? Upload your resume and complete the questionnaire. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email - so check your email often.



The Lindgren Group must comply with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). These regulations may restrict persons of Non-US citizen status from working/participating/observing/or other form of gathering knowledge about certain activities within the company.



The Lindgren Group, including Avtec Finishing and Nico Products is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans encouraged to apply.



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