Business Unit: Interiors/Plastics (IBU)

Maintenance Canton, Mississippi



Under general supervision, primary purpose is to manage, direct and lead all shifts of Maintenance / Tool & Die departments. Position provides direction to assigned supervisors and hourly team members to ensure that plant manufacturing is fully supported by these groups. Primary input to hiring, training and motivating a multi disciplined staff to meet corporate and plant goals in the areas of employee morale, budgets, productivity, cost savings, safety, environmental and planned maintenance / tooling, while maintaining a positive company image within the community.


  •  Participate in meetings involving the daily and future operations of the plant including scrap, cost savings, design, staff, planning, budget, environmental, planned maintenance, etc.).
  • Provide assistance to staff in establishing and determining projects that will ensure improvements in tooling and equipment operations. 
  • Set, approve and monitor departmental budgets including monitoring overtime across all shifts. 
  • Set approve and monitor all repair and maintenance budgets.
  • Work with contractors and tooling/equipment suppliers to determine work to be performed as well as QCD of said work.
  • Oversee and direct the cost savings activities in Plant Engineering for tooling, equipment, and facilities
  • Provide guidance for the plant facility needs which includes the warehouse dock locks, restrooms, electrical, heating / air, etc…
  • Future planning for all maintenance and tooling skilled trades.
  • Troubleshooting problem areas within the company focusing primarily on tooling, equipment, and facility issues and implementing corrective actions where needed.
  • Provide guidance and direction to supervisors in the area of training (includes supervisors and skilled trades technicians).
  • Manage the development, implementation, and measurement of PM and TPM programs for manufacturing equipment.
  • Analyze downtime and prepare departmental reports for PBM.
  • Responsible for assisting staff when there is a critical need in the maintenance / tooling support role.
  • Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts on various issues.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.


This work is performed in both an office and manufacturing environment.


The incumbent must:

  • Requires an Advanced Degree in related discipline and four (4) plus years of experience in related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and five (5) plus years of experience in related field
  • Associates Degree in related discipline and seven (7) plus years of experience in related field
  • Non-Degreed with nine (9) plus years of experience in a related field.
  • Certification or license required in some areas.
  • Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications.
  • Have working knowledge of hydraulics and electrical systems.
  • Have strong communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs.
  • Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test.
  • Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint and other presentation applications and / or software.