R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
Career Center


Location: Orangeburg, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $110,000.00 - $125,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/4/2019
Job ID: 02638290
Job Description
MAINTENANCE MANAGER                                                                             Orangeburg SC
  • Award Winning Manufacturer of Consumer Products
  • World Leader in outdoor products
  • Comprehensive Benefits and Salary Program including Bonus PlanMedical, Dental, Vision Programs
    HSA or FSA available
    401k with match
    Wellness programs
    Employee Life insurance (no cost to employee) and Life Plans available for spouse and children
  • Active member of the Plant Management Team and a chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized world wide
Leadership to support maintenance and plant operations utilizing various design, engineering and management skills. Reports to General Manager.  6 maintenance supervisors as direct reports and 55 maintenance techs/PLC Techs/Facility Techs as indirect reports
Develop, monitor and continually critique safety practices and procedures to achieve and exceed department and organizational safety objectives.
  • Develop, monitor and continually review safety practices and procedures
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of directing, controlling and coordinating all phases of plant manufacturing equipment and facilities maintenance
  • Develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance process including mechanical/electrical troubleshooting across the total manufacturing arena.
  • Support the business teams and support staff in all phases of capital equipment upgrades, purchases, and acquisitions.
  • Interface with engineering and production to review process and equipment design changes, and implementation of approved projects, to optimize and minimize down time.
  • Oversee all site infrastructure maintenance including utilities and negotiate related contracts.
  • Develop and implement ongoing employee development and training strategies.
  • Direct the maintenance team in preparation/planning of periodic and annual shutdown activities,as well as respond effectively during unplanned shutdowns.
  • Manage various projects as required. Includes, but not limited to preparation of project descriptions and specifications, collection and review of quotations, selection of contractors/vendors, and coordination of contractor/vendor activities.
  • Facility projects include, but are not limited to, equipment layouts, design, new construction, repairs, re-modeling, modifications, etc. Includes concrete, structural, roofing, lighting, fencing, painting, utilities, etc.
  • Maintenance projects include, but are not limited to, development of problem solving ideas, equipment design (new and modifications to existing), assembly, rigging, installation, repairs, etc. Includes machine design and selection/design of materials and equipment such as pneumatic and hydraulic components, bearings, pumps, piping systems, heat transfer equipment, instrumentation, controls, etc.
  • Monitor/manage utilities including electricity, natural gas, propane (LP), water, compressed air, steam, etc. Provide utility usage reports and estimates. Prepare utilities budgets for entire  Orangeburg facility. Provide utilities data for environmental reports.
  • Provide guidance in selecting utility providers and/or rate plans. Review/approve utilities bills. Research and implement energy conservation practices.
  • Bachelors of Science Degree - Engineering major preferred; MBA preferred.
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in maintenance / engineering with emphasis in machine design and facility construction/maintenance. 
  • Proven ability to analyze and solve complex problems, preferably utilizing Lean Maintenance
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing operations and functionality of processes, system, and equipment throughout the complete complex along with interpersonal skills to successfully manage and drive change.
  • Strongly prefer automation / PLC background (Fanuc or Allen Bradley)
  • Elevated level of leadership skills to implement new processes and training to teach others.  
  • Must be resourceful in accomplishing objectives and complex tasks along with outstanding organizational and communication skills to meet all the company goals set.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of machine design, thermodynamics, fluids systems design (including pneumatics and hydraulics), building construction, concrete construction, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to create and revise AutoCAD drawings.
  • Ability to create documents using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Professional Engineering license a plus.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors