Job ID: 3146681

Full-time Onsite with Paid Relocation

Our client, a leader in aluminum sheet, plate, and extrusions, along with cutting-edge architectural products, is seeking a Manufacturing Maintenance Lead for a challenging and rewarding opportunity. With numerous accolades, our client has a strong presence across various industries.

Job Description

Our client, a renowned manufacturing entity, is in search of a Maintenance Lead to play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient production of metal in a dynamic environment. Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Maintenance Lead will lead and direct assigned crew members to achieve key objectives. This role involves applying lean manufacturing principles, modeling, and teaching employees to drive the organization toward its goals.


The Manufacturing Maintenance Lead will be responsible for:

  • Creating a secure work environment and promoting workplace safety.
  • Leading safety discussions and conducting job-specific safety reviews.
  • Managing subordinates to achieve objectives in quantity, quality, timeliness, safety, recovery, and delivery performance.
  • Developing individuals through challenging assignments and providing training, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Allocating and assigning work fairly and clearly to crew members, prioritizing tasks based on business criticality.
  • Deciding and implementing crewing arrangements for planned and unplanned situations.
  • Leading a technically proficient maintenance workforce that values diversity and is customer-oriented.
  • Applying root cause analysis and rapid problem-solving techniques to maintain or restore production.
  • Collecting data for root cause analysis and problem-solving for major exceptions.
  • Effectively managing assets in a cost-efficient manner, ensuring proper equipment operations, availability, and long-term viability.
  • Advancing business objectives related to quality, costs, waste elimination, and lean manufacturing.
  • Making decisions about performance in a fair and equitable manner, supported by appropriate documentation.
  • Seeking cooperation, persuading, influencing, and developing relationships to resolve problems and achieve customer satisfaction.

Working Hours

This position will supervise 8-hour shifts, Monday – Friday (7 am – 3 pm), with occasional weekend work based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands-on maintenance experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience with direct reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Mechanical background is advantageous.
  • Experience in a union environment is a plus.
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and practices related to HR/IR, including bargaining and local agreements, is beneficial.
  • A working knowledge of principles and concepts of Lean Manufacturing is required for effective business results.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Davenport
State: Iowa

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