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Maintenance and Facilities Manager Job


Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Manufacturing Management
Posting Date:  Jul 25, 2022

                                                              Job Description

Division : Bostik

Region:  Americas

Job title:

Maintenance and Facilities Manager - Wauwatosa

Situation in organisation (enclose a copy of your organisation chart)

The Maintenance Manager reports to the Plant Manager (Laminations) and Wauwatosa Site Manager

Job dimensions (scope, responsibility)
  • Provide vision, leadership, and management for all maintenance activities in Laminations and facilities at the site (R&D, offices, etc).
  • Manage to achieve safe operation of the facility and compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage a team of four maintenance, facilities and instrument technicians.
Activities (tasks, resource, outcome)
  • Manage capital projects as required and ensure completion within budget.  Provide support to the site engineering team, including project development and implementation.
  • Develop and achieve maintenance team improvement goals and objectives in alignment with both Business and Plant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Develop and execute the strategic improvement plan for site maintenance including plant infrastructure, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, security, instrumentation, electrical, and control systems.
  • Lead the maintenance team in safe work practices in accordance with OSHA, EPA and Bostik EHS requirements.
  • Lead, coach, and provide training to assist members of the maintenance team in reaching their goals. 
  • Coordinate 3rd party onsite maintenance activities
  • Develop and execute the strategic improvement plan for site maintenance including plant infrastructure, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, security, instrumentation, electrical, and control systems
  • Work within the Maintenance Budget while optimizing operations to reduce costs.
  • Develop and manage the Critical Spares program in alignment with the business needs of the site.
  • Analyze equipment failure data and revise the Preventative Maintenance program as required to improve safety, optimize uptime and reduce cost.
  • Ensure daily maintenance activities are prioritized in alignment with the needs of Manufacturing and Planning departments.
  • Provide troubleshooting support and guidance for the maintenance team including on the off-shifts as needed.
  • Adhere to the EHS Management System to move towards the goal of no safety or environmental incidents.
Context and environment
  • A fast paced environment with ever changing activities and priorities.
  • Communication and collaboration with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Travel is minimal.
  • Extensive use of computer systems to develop and communicate information. 

Accountabilities (purpose)

  • The purpose of the role is to lead and manage the site maintenance team to continuously improve equipment reliability and productivity at the site, while reducing operating cost.  The job is critical in ensuring the site operates to all corporate and regulatory EHS requirements.

Qualifications / experience required

  • Business / Engineering Degree
  • Experience in Supervision and Management of Maintenance Operations
  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead in a team environment
  • Adaptable to change and can lead change
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills






A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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