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Maintenance Manager

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: June 20th, 2019

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference.With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

Position Overview:

Multimatic has recently expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for a dynamic individual who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team that recently launched a new facility with all new equipment and a new product line.

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is seeking a Maintenance Manager who will manage, direct, plan and implement all skilled trade activity in order to optimize production of plant equipment involving cost control, safety, product quality within legislative, environmental and company requirements within an automotive environment.


Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803


  • Institute, review and rationalize all PM’s and improve program to reduce downtime and improve overall maintenance costs.
  • Ability to manage a multi-technical team among multiple shifts and ensure open and effective communication within the department, all other departments, external contractors, and vendors.
  • Manage and facilitate root-cause analysis, corrective actions and continuous improvement teams.
  • Responsible for the daily approval of associate timecards and accurate completion of all attendance paperwork.
  • Assess, develop and institutionalize associate training needs to improve skills through internal coaching, training and/or external training.
  • Effectively manage/direct all department associates; assess performance and provide evaluations, administer discipline, oversee vacation, over time and all other department/plant programs and activities are in compliance with established company procedure/policy, following all applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws and guidelines.
  • Schedule and ensure timely completion of all facility and equipment work orders.
  • Coordinate weekly schedules to optimize skilled trade effectiveness when equipment is available.
  • Plan, schedule and manage all shut down related activities.
  • Establish and maintain a positive service oriented atmosphere and timely repair of production equipment.
  • Construct, maintain, and test equipment, machinery and components.
  • Develop & maintain robust spare parts program ensuring repair parts are readily available.
  • Establish fiscal year budgetary needs; recommend capital improvements, justify and implement improvements.
  • Drive productivity, safety and process improvement opportunities.
  • Utilize instructions, manuals, pre-established guidelines and forms to perform the functions of the job and recommend opportunities for improvement to internal systems.
  • QOS monthly reporting; identify performance gaps to established goals.
  • Be flexible, capable and willing to provide assistance to tasks as General Manager deems necessary.


Manages all skilled trade employees; Maintenance Technicians, Weld Technicians and Repair and Automation Controls Technicians.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Four years experience with applicable skilled trade, and/or journeyman experience, in a manufacturing environment. Technical certificate and/or associate degree, with a minimum of four years supervisory/leadership experience. Lean manufacturing experience preferred. In addition:

  • 3-5 years’ experience with PLC’s, Robotics (Motoman, ABB, etc.) and a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with welding (Mig & Tig); manual & robotics.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with hydraulic presses.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with electronic controls (i.e., Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc..).
  • Demonstrated evidence of developing and sustaining PM & TPM programs.


The ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents and customer or regulatory policies, procedures and specifications.  The ability to write plant operating procedures and work instructions, routine reports, and correspondence.  The ability to speak effectively before groups, customers and associates within the organization.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamental spreadsheets.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to analyze data and provide summaries and comparisons.


The ability to apply commonsense understanding and create instructions from technical data or statutes furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Interpret and apply policies and procedures to different situations that may arise.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to feel or handle objects, tools or controls; reach and lift with hands and arms; talk, see and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The employee must be available during all hours if needed, and have the flexibility to work various shift hours if needed.


The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate frequently works near moving parts.  The associate is frequently exposed to electromagnetic fields, risk of electric shock and vibration.  The associate may occasionally work in high precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Associate may be subject to temperature extremes for extended periods of time.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.