A leading wire and cable manufacturer since 1986, Hitachi Cable America designs and produces a broad range of advanced copper and fiber optic-based communication cable for clients in aerospace, medical, supercomputing, high-speed data, oil & gas exploration and the 5G wireless revolution. Candidates with wire and cable manufacturing experience are preferred, but applicants with other relevant experience are encouraged to apply!Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Direct and supervise activities of the maintenance personnelWork in tandem with Facilities Manager to ensure optimal plant functioning.Interact with outside trade vendors and contractorsadhere to inspect work on maintenance projects performed by employees and private contractors to ensure conformance to specification and compliance with regulations and codesInspect plant facilities to determine repairs, replacements or improvements requiredParticipate in RFP’s and/or RFQ’s process to obtain and analyze bids pertaining to facility project work to be performed by outside contractorsDevelop, implement and coordinate Preventative Maintenance ProgramResponsible to schedule facility modifications and/or upgrades as neededReview building space allocation, design and plant layout. Assist and implement any changesDesign and modify automated controls of the machinery, including robotics, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanic equipment, speed control, PLC’s, AC, DC drives and servo controllersProvides oversight regarding Request for Work Orders and ensures timely response and completion of outstanding ordersCross collaborate and communicate with multiple departments such as engineering, purchasing, production control and quality to fulfill internal request in order to meet customer orders and demand, and to review status of projectsComplies data and reports on expenditures of plant repairs, upgrades, compliance matters, etc.Participate in formulating procedures for use in event of accidents, fires, or other emergenciesDevelop and measure metrics to ensure effectiveness and cost efficiencyObserve safety procedures and conduct; use equipment and materials properlySubscribe to and practice 5S, JIT, Process Improvement activitiesCommunicate maintenance and facility issues and recommend strategies and tactics to enable improved maintenance and facilities program(s) and proceduresInvolved in the hiring of maintenance personnel. Provide employee training and development opportunities. Communicate effectively to motivate others to realize their potentialSafety ExpectationsObey all safety rules, use caution in work activities, and continuously practice safe behaviors.Immediately report unsafe conditions/behaviors and work-related injuries to site supervision.Core CompetenciesAttention to detail necessaryStrong organizational and time management skillsAbility to work under pressure of time and resource constraints meeting deadlines dailyStrong commitment to quality, safety, and efficiencyFamiliarity with OSHA requirements, regulations and proceduresStrong mechanical/electrical aptitudeExperience with root cause analysis and problem solvingAdvanced reading, writing, and comprehension skills in EnglishExcellent interpersonal, verbal and communication skills to interact all personnel, contractors, and outside vendorsComputer literacy skills and proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office, database programs, with ability to develop knowledge of customized system(s), especially related to Facilities and Maintenance program softwareDemonstrates commitment to HCM Core ValuesPhysical DemandsMust distinguish colors and pass a colorblind testFinger dexterity and hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment, including PCSitting for periods of time, working at a desk in office environmentLight lifting, carrying of files, supplies, ability to move, carry, lift up to 30 lbs. of objectsAbility to speak and hear customers, vendors, and or other employees via phone or in personRequires sufficient autonomy, standing and walking to move for one office location to another and throughout the plantTravelLittle to no travel is expected for this position.Education and ExperienceBA/BS preferred, and/or 10 years work relevant facilities management experience in a manufacturing environmentSupervisory experience necessary with ability to manage multiple outside contractorsStrong understanding of local, state and federal building codes, regulations and compliance rules and guidelinesExhibit leadership skillsUnderstanding of and ability to implement Lean Manufacturing principlesOther DutiesPlease 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.An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity EmployerProvides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.