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Maintenance Manager

Location: Mobile, Alabama


About the Organization:

For more than fifty years RPS Composites has been supplying engineered composite solutions into industrial facilities that process corrosive and often hazardous fluids. Hundreds of piping, tank, and vessel installations in 45+ countries around the world speak to our experience providing composite solutions for corrosive fluid handling, processing, storage, and infrastructure challenges.
Today we provide key corporate services to a group of companies operating across Canada and US. This is an opportunity to work in diverse business sectors.


Why Join RPS?

  • Great place to grow as a professional – we’re diverse and growing, big but not too big
  • Great team culture
  • Challenging and interesting work in a welcoming and professional culture


The Position:

We’re looking for an experienced and dedicated Maintenance Manager to join our Manufacturing Team. As part of our team, you will be responsible for the maintenance, preventative maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment and facilities. If you are looking for a team environment that challenges you, while being focused on your growth and learning, we would love to hear from you!


What You Will Do:

  • Undertake and schedule planned maintenance, emergent maintenance for production, equipment, facilities office, and external building & grounds (using digital tools, ex. Monday.com or equivalent software)
  • Collaborates with Operations team regarding status of machine breakdowns and repairs
  • Assist with capital expenditures and equipment installation as required
  • Attend and contribute to regular team meetings
  • Maintain all maintenance records for plant and equipment, as well as HSE related records as required by OSHA (daily forklift checks etc…)
  • Proactively work with Production, all managers and shop technicians to identify and implement improvements to operations, machine and resource efficiencies
  • Promoting a continuous improvement culture within the team
  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of 5S activities in all plant areas with particular focus on follow up activities to ensure program sustainability
  • Manage and coordinate subcontractors, vendors as required
  • Responsible for ensuring that a clean, tidy and hazard free working environment is maintained to defined standards
  • General Maintenance and repair of plant facilities and grounds
  • Perform general program administration tasks as necessary
  • Supervise Maintenance Team associates; hire, train, develop & coach, performance manage
  • Follow all Environmental, Health & Safety policies & procedures, and support a culture of safety


What You Bring:

  • 5+ years’ experience plus proven success at plant maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong people skills, with customer service focus and commitment to delivering value
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Skilled with reading mechanical assemblies and drawings
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and electrical knowledge
  • Good understanding of safety requirements and OSHA
  • Understanding of 5 S principles, how to manage a 5S program for efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including protective glasses, protective gloves, and protective clothing and footwear as required
  • Able to work a flexible schedule if required, including nights, weekends, and on-call hours as a project plan or emergencies requires
  • Skilled in the use of power tools, small hand tools, forklift, manlifts, etc…
  • Sense of urgency and self-initiative, and the personal drive for success
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs, positioning such as bend, squat, kneel, climb, balancing, crawling, etc… for 3-8 hours per day
  • Good computer skills with MS Office Suite, ability to learn new software, use digital planning software (Monday.com)

If you are a forward looking, action-oriented team player that works well with distributed, cross functional teams and meets the above qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to HR@rpscomposites.com.

RPS offers an exciting, collaborative work environment within a growing company, a competitive group benefits program and matching retirement savings (RRSP) program. Learn more about RPS Composites by visiting our website at rpscomposites.com.


Deadline to apply:  Until Suitable Candidate Found.

We strive to provide a positive and challenging work environment, while fostering strong team culture.

The RPS Chemical Resistance Guide

We’ve developed a number of piping systems, which have been designed to provide outstanding resistance to a wide range of chemical environments. Download our Guide to explore the RPS family of HPPE (High Performance Pre-Engineered) piping systems.

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