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Maintenance/Facilities Manager

Job Number:  12500
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

New Hudson, MI, US, 48165





Job Number: 12500 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Body Assembly Michigan 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: New Hudson 




Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Position Summary

The Maintenance/Facilities Manager directs the maintenance activities and facilities operation for the division including:  the installation, repair and upkeep of the machinery/equipment and plant including mechanical systems and other structures; supporting management/supervision/maintenance personnel by acting as liaison in matters regarding policy/process application, manpower scheduling, employee relations; continuous improvement related to maintenance functions and energy usage; and the contractor program. The Manager directly or indirectly oversees the functions of approximately 25-30 persons as well as contracted personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Initiate, implement, and manage the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the automotive manufacturing industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Responsible for short term/long term planning and scheduling regarding machinery/equipment maintenance optimization.
  • Develops programs for record retention (machinery/equipment/facility repairs), preventative maintenance, build standards, job training, etc. for the Maintenance/Facilities function.
  • Researches and obtains cost quotes and requisisions for plant/facility new equipment/systems as required.
  • Direct and support the maintenance department personnel in the maintenance and repair work of the equipment/machinery/building throughout the division.
  • Ensures that maintenance skilled trades and technicians are up-to-date on the most current technologies relating to our business
Required Skills & Experience
  • Completion of college or university degree in: Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, or Certification of Qualification for Electrical/Millwright/Tool & Die; or equivalent college/university in a technical field with a minimum of 5 years work experience as Weld Technician, Automations Technician.
  • Trade license in electrical or millwright considered a definite asset as well as experience with Fanuc Robots
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership role
  • Knowledge and proven skills in one of the following:  Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or Kaizen, Project management 
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office Applications; Preventative Maintenance Program Software
Responisibility & Working Conditions

Works in an office environment but may be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant or at customer or supplier facilities.  Overtime may be required to meet project/program deadlines. Ability to obtain and retain a valid passport is required.  The Maintenance/Facilities Manager must combine his/her technical, human, and conceptual skills to plan, control and lead the maintenance/facilities team toward meeting divisional goals and objectives. 

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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