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Mgr, Maintenance

Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Assumption, IL, US

Brand:  Grain & Protein
Workplace Type:  Onsite

Do you want to help solve the world's most pressing challenges? Feeding the world's growing population and slowing climate change are two of the world's greatest challenges. AGCO is a part of the solution! Join us to make your contribution.


AGCO is seeking a talented, passionate, and highly motivated professional to join the team as a Maintenance Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the safe and cost-effective maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment, systems, and ensuring maximum production quantity and quality while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company.  Develops and drives TPM objectives throughout the plant to optimize production efficiencies and has implementation and management responsibilities for LOTO for the plant. You will work onsite at our Assumption, IL facility. 


Your Impact

  • Initiates, implements, and manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.
  • Oversees and maintain repairs maintenance shop equipment and facilities.
  • Establishes and maintains a computerized maintenance management system for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Supervises plant maintenance personnel.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Communicates regularly with all maintenance technicians, both individually and as a group, to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.
  • Assists with the selection and hiring of maintenance personnel.
  • Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
  • Ensures that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated version of the operating procedures.
  • Monitors operation of plant equipment, systems. Initiates and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs utilizing the current continuous improvement system within the plant.
  • Tracks, analyzes, and improves key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance, etc.
  • Participate in objective setting, plan development and performance review of plant performance.
  • Directs, maintains, and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance technicians.
  • Communicates directly with the operations department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Implements programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness and 5S compliance plant-wide and within own department.
  • Assists with site capital planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions.
  • Comply with all safety rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage.
  • Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.
  • Other Responsibilities as assigned.


Your Benefits

  • Classification: Exempt
  • Reports to: Plant Manager
  • Minimal Travel is expected for this position.
  • Other benefits as discussed with Human Resources.

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of manufacturing leadership experience.
  • Prefer LEAN certification with working knowledge of implementing lean in a maintenance organization or within a manufacturing plant.
  • Working knowledge of the mechanical and electrical aspects of plant-based maintenance; skilled in TPM and Reliability Engineering are preferred.
  • Extensive experience with repairs and maintenance of manufacturing equipment in a steel fabrication environment as well as the management and maintenance of the plant systems and physical facilities.


Your Workplace

This position is responsible for leading, developing, coaching, and mentoring a functional team of 20 to 30 plant hourly associates.  Leads and inspires cross-training and development of associates and workforce effectiveness.  

This job generally operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is also exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the work environment. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to stand for up to twelve hours per day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)


AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.


Join us as we bring Agriculture into the future and apply now!

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Smart Solutions

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