Maintenance Manager

Eaton’s Power Components Division in our Electrical Sector is seeking a Maintenance Manager. The Maintenance Manager will be based at our Horseheads, NY facility.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage project priorities and project completion to expectations with Engineering, Operations, and EHS.
  • Establish, develop, and execute the maintenance department goals and strategy to complement overall goals.
  • Directs analytical problem solving, root cause analysis and creativity/innovation to improve key business drivers utilizing an ELSS manufacturing approach.
  • Develop strategic improvement plans for site maintenance including plant infrastructure, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, instrumentation, electrical and control systems.
  • Lead and develop maintenance supervisors and hourly employees to facilitate the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Oversee equipment maintenance in a productive and safe manner. 
  • Meet the strategic goals set by leadership team in support of the operational goals.
  • Develop and implement training programs to enhance knowledge and proficiency of various maintenance technician functions.
  • Drive continuous improvement of world class Maintenance Management Systems that will help  improve equipment uptime.
  • Assure that safe work procedures are established and followed with maintenance and outside contractors.
  • Direct plant-wide maintenance activities including budgets, preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • Lead, coach, and develop employees within the maintenance department including conducting performance reviews and certifications as appropriate.
  • Assure effective maintenance practices and optimized uptime of all production and facility equipment while maintaining forecasted budget.
  • Oversee the maintenance work/equipment records with input from Manufacturing and Engineering.
  • Oversee and balances preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to work in conjunction with manufacturing and engineers to provide project and daily support.
  • Effectively manage scheduled and unscheduled resource demands to maximize plant/equipment uptime.
  • Cross train  to understand and analyze facility requirements for compressed air, in house electrical distribution, HVAC, re-circulating water, and building grounds maintenance.
  • Support the maintenance system to meet the MESH, VPP, TS16949, EBE and other customer and Eaton requirements.
  • Facilitate spare part management system to ensure machine uptime and meet forecasted budgets.
  • Participate in daily PO signing and other budget control projects.
  • Set minimum work practices and training required by specialty area.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supervising/managing teams.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the Horseheads, NY facility to be considered.   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Maintenance/Engineering Manufacturing, or Business Administration required from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience supervising/managing teams.
  • Experience leading Continuous Improvement initiatives. 

Position Criteria:

  • Strong financial acumen with knowledge of capital equipment analysis, cost accounting, budgeting, project cost analysis and long term maintenance analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change in a leadership position with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain strong safety focus.
  • High energy with a very strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability and experience working in a fast pace, high volume, manufacturing facility is required.
  • Ability to give, receive and analyze information.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain strong safety focus.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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