Maintenance Manager

Company Details

Ring Container Technologies

Ring Companies

Job Title: Maintenance Manager


Ring Container Technologies

Reports to

Plant Manager




Maintenance Technicians





Job Purpose

To use your unique talents, experience, skills, education and enthusiasm to complete the Operations team and to recognize that your contribution is essential to the vision of Ring Container Technologies.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment to meet or exceed company established Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) expectations and customer quality expectations.
  • Monitor equipment OEE for inefficiencies and recommend and/or make necessary improvements.
  • Develop improvements for safer and more efficient operations.
  • Ensure all machines guards are in place and functional.
  • Ensure all unsafe conditions are corrected immediately.
  • Ensure Lock out / Tag out policy is followed.
  • Troubleshoot all major problems.
  • Responsible for continuing/implementing the Ring Family Culture in the facility.
  • Employees are the first priority, production is secondary.
  • Welcome employees to the plant every day inquiring about their personal lives and showing that Ring cares about our employees.
  • Manage by walking around during the shift initiating conversations with questions regarding the well-being of the employee.
  • Catch someone doing something well and praise. Recognize their efforts.
  • Understand that all employees are people and all of us have challenges. Search for the reason behind the issue, actively listen and resolve to the benefit of all.
  • Responsible for leading and supporting employee engagement initiatives.
  • Conduct focused walks semi-weekly through the plant to engage with the employees.
  • Utilizing active listening skills, ask probing questions that encourage employee input on issues or opportunities related to safety, quality, performance, goals, scheduling, teamwork, etc.,
  • Note opportunities for improvement and potential solutions based on employee input.
  • Develop strategies that all for employee led teams to implement or ‘try’
  • Provide ongoing feedback to employee led teams and support efforts that lead to improved results, even during times of initial failure.
  • Celebrate wins and recognize employees participating on successful teams.
  • Educate plant personnel on safe and proper operation of machinery, ensuring all employees receive proper and timely training.
  • Develop problem solving and troubleshooting skills in maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain accurate and sufficient parts inventory while meeting the established budget.
  • Order and maintain min/max inventory levels of repair and/or replacement parts.
  • Schedule and coordinate appropriate downtime to effectively perform preventative maintenance on all equipment.
  • Ensure equipment is clean and in ‘showroom condition’.
  • Pro-active in addressing machine inefficiencies during preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) system.
  • Maintain equipment files, vendor records, quotes, manuals, repair records, etc.
  • Record maintenance and repair costs; control costs through use of appropriate repair and/or purchasing methods.
  • Coordinate with quality personnel to ensure machines are manufacturing products that exceed customer quality expectations.
  • Schedule and coordinate all Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) events with maintenance and production personnel.
  • Provide necessary training to all employees.
  • Establish and maintain TPM standards on all equipment.
  • Schedule events to ensure equipment meets TPM standards.
  • Maintain employee documentation and schedule labor to meet budget requirements.
  • Maintain performance evaluations, attendance records and review time cards.
  • Direct the work of employees to correct improper work habits and/or behavior; reward good job performance and take corrective action as required.
  • Communicate problems, progress reports and continuous improvement ideas to management staff, maintenance and production personnel.
  • May perform the duties of Production Supervisor as needed or required.
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance and ongoing improvement of food safety, food defense, and quality systems to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local government regulatory food safety requirements and Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) or British Retail Consortium (BRC) standards.
  • Ensure maintenance employees adhere to food safety, food defense, and prerequisite programs (such as security, pest control, foreign material control, allergen control, chemical control, etc.) as required.
  • Ensure all maintenance work is performed in a food-safe manner to prevent contamination and that housekeeping duties are performed and documented according to the Master Cleaning Schedule.
  • Foster a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement which proactively recognizes and addresses deficiencies.
  • Ensure that sufficient maintenance budget is created each year to maintain a high standard of quality and food safety of the facility structure and all equipment.

Committee Member of the following:

  • Management Staff
  • TPM Committee
  • Safety Committee
  • Problem Solving Team

Key Job Performance Measures

  • Effective utilization of CMMS system
  • Monitoring equipment downtime-scheduled versus unscheduled
  • Maintaining maintenance expenses within assigned budget
  • Reconciliation of all generated PM’s in CMMS system

Experience, Educational and Technical Qualifications

Our Maintenance Manager must have a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment and a 4 year technical degree and/or equivalent military experience. He/she must have the ability to provide technical guidance through past experience and industry knowledge. He/she should possess strong people skills, leadership qualities, managerial abilities, a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business.

Abilities Required

  • Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
  • Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
  • Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.

Ring Career Track Job Band

First Level Leader

Core Competencies

  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Total Work Systems
  • Self-Development
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust

Additional Competencies

  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Priority Setting
  • Directing Others
  • Listening
  • Caring About Direct Reports
  • Confronting Direct Reports
  • Informing
  • Motivating Others
  • Sizing Up People
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Composure
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Perseverance

Physical Activity Required:


Ascending or descending ladders, stairs and equipment, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Needs good body agility.


Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. This requires the full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.


Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.


Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.


Standing for sustained periods of time.


Moving over long distances to accomplish tasks.


Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.


Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.


Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.


Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.


Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin.


Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.


Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. This includes activities where detailed or important spoken instruction must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.


Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB at 500 Hz, 100 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Able to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.

Repetitive Motion:

Substantial movements of the arms, hand and/or fingers.


Must be able to prepare and analyze data and figures. Eye sight capable of seeing small defects at distances close to the eyes.


Medium Work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Working Conditions:

  • The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • The worker may be subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour.
  • The worker is subject to noise.
  • The worker is subject to vibrations. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
  • The worker is subject to being exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
  • The worker may be subject to atmospheric conditions, i.e. fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • The worker is subject to oils. Air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Additional Information

HR Use Only

Exempt/Non-Exempt Status

Salaried Exempt

Job Code


Last Revised


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Springfield, NJ 07081: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Have you ever worked on a Graham Wheel before?


  • Plastics extrusion: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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