Job ID: 3152077

Award-Winning Client – Davenport, Iowa

Job Title: Central Maintenance Operations Manager

Location: Davenport, Iowa, 3152077

Bonus: Competitive Bonus Structure

Industry: Advanced Manufacturing

Job Category: Plant Management – Manufacturing

About Our Client:

Our esteemed client, a recognized leader in the manufacturing sector, is a key provider of aluminum sheet, plate, and extrusions. They specialize in innovative architectural products, influencing diverse markets such as automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial, and building and construction. With a rich history of over a century, our client is dedicated to transforming transportation and construction landscapes. A significant majority of their workforce attests to their satisfaction, with a strong recommendation for their managers.

Client Values:

At our client’s organization, core values guide their actions:

  • Operate with Integrity: Uphold respect, honesty, transparency, and accountability.
  • Ensure Future Sustainability: Prioritize health, safety, and environmental protection.
  • Foster Inclusivity: Cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture promoting equity.
  • Cultivate Customer Loyalty: Build partnerships through superior products and service.
  • Champion Operational Excellence: Pursue continuous improvement through innovation and collaboration.
  • Create Value: Achieve success by generating and growing value for stakeholders.

Position Overview: Central Maintenance Operations Manager

Full-Time Onsite Role with Paid Relocation

Job Description:

Our client, a recognized industry leader with multiple awards, is seeking a Central Maintenance Operations Manager to lead a diverse range of services supporting plant-wide maintenance and production units. This role involves overseeing Central Shops, comprising the Machine Shop, Truck Repair Shop, and Roll Shops. Key objectives include Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS), as well as cost controls for both the plant and department.


As the Central Maintenance Operations Manager, you will be responsible for results in Central Shops, focusing on Environment, Health and Safety, Productivity, Asset Management, People Development, Quality, and Team Maturity.

  • Strategically lead maintenance through the staff.
  • Develop annual plans, objectives, and KPIs for the department.
  • Establish processes for monitoring, tracking, and achieving annual goals.
  • Hold the team accountable through the performance management system.
  • Develop business presentations and proposals.
  • Maintain close working relationships with peers across the plant.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Engineering.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in machine repair, maintenance management, and the manufacturing industry.
  • A minimum of three years as a department manager with budget responsibility.
  • Experience managing multimillion-dollar department budgets.
  • Ability to lead organizational change and excellent communication skills.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Degree in Business, Finance, or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Five years of experience managing plant-wide budgets exceeding $50M annually.
  • Three years of experience leading contractual negotiations with manufacturing unions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Proficient in developing logistics and planning initiatives.

Skills and Certifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in machine repair.
  • At least 5 years of experience in maintenance management.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Experience working with a budget of $10 million or higher.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Engineering.
  • A minimum of three years as a department manager, including direct supervision of salaried staff and responsibility for hourly craft employees with demonstrated performance leading the team to improve KPIs and achieve targeted results.

Job ID: 3152077

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Davenport
State: Iowa

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