Maintenance Manager
Middletown, DE
Maintenance Manager - WD30079734233

Clarios is the industry leader in smart energy storage solutions. We have 16,000 team members and 56 manufacturing and recycling centers around the globe; producing 154 million batteries annually. Our batteries can be found in 1 out of 3 cars around the world; as well as in heavy duty vehicles, marine, power sports, and agricultural applications.

What you will do:
The primary role of the maintenance manager is to provide leadership and direction to the maintenance function. He/She is responsible to the Plant Manager for the effective and efficient use of all manpower, materials, parts and other resources of Maintenance Functions for the whole facility as well as providing capacity, asset reliability and best life cycle cost to the operation.

The maintenance manager is responsible for defining, implementing, and managing the systems, structure, and processes necessary to achieve and sustain the Maintenance mission in all areas of the Plant. Through his or her efforts, a proactive culture that values reliability and effective life cycle asset management is achieved.

How you will do it:
Leverages the organization's business goals into appropriate Maintenance, Reliability and Life Cycle Cost goals that support and contribute to the facility business results
Manage KPIs including MTTR, MTBF, OEE, and post-PM performance. Support TPM initiatives.
Develops and controls the maintenance budget for optimizing spending to achieve the agreed-upon capacity and asset reliability.
Accountable to the plant manager for the optimal execution of a Maintenance budget
Accountable to the plant Manager for the right stock of spare parts in the plant to guarantee a proper preventive program and quick response in case of failures.
Ensures High quality execution of Maintenance, leading Preventive/predictive crews, Reliability Engineers, Tool Crib, and Facilities.
Implements a measurement and performance evaluation system in support of two primary objectives, optimal resource management and optimal equipment reliability.
Reaches mutually beneficial agreement with all supported operating departments on required capacity specifications, ideally in terms of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Facilitates good environmental, health and safety performance
Ensures continuous improvement in terms of Maintenance Expense and throughput through an effective use and integration of information technologies and other methodologies.
Support implementation of TPM and ensure the TPM principals are followed.


What we look for:
Required Skills/Experience

Mechanical/electrical Engineering degree or similar
5 to 10 years’ experience in reliability engineering related processes.
Minimally 5 years leading a maintenance team in a manufacturing environment
Must have an understanding of the RCM process, Asset Management & condition monitoring principles, tools and application
Experience troubleshooting PLC, electrical components, pneumatics, and hydraulics
Strong experience reading blueprints
Expertise in all areas of maintenance and reliability, material management, planning and scheduling, and/or CMMS / EAM / ERP optimization is desired
Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma and TPM, along with certifications are nice to have
Proficient on Popular CMMS solutions like Maximo 7.6, SAP Maintenance & Prisma
Should have good oral/written communication skills and possess tact.
Have good planning and organizational skills.
Creativity and problem solving skills.
Ability to keep multiple jobs in controlled motion simultaneously.
Ability to work within an ambiguous environment.
Orientation and commitment to customer service.
Style and capability commanding respect within both maintenance and operating organizations

Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Power Solutions, is a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. We partner with our customers to meet increasing market demand for smarter applications, on a global scale. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture and distribute a portfolio of evolving battery technologies for virtually every type of vehicle. Technologies that deliver uniquely sustainable, next-generation performance, and bring reliability, safety and comfort to everyday lives. We add value at every link in the supply chain, contributing to the progress of the communities we serve and the planet we all share. Learn more about Clarios at

Clarios, LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law (supplement), and Pay Transparency Non-discrimination. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please email

Job Manufacturing Operations
Primary LocationUS-DE-Middletown
Organization Power Solutions
Overtime Status-Exempt