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Maintenance Manager

Date: Jun 5, 2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Maintenance Manager within our Maintenance Department team to help support our Flooring business.  Did you know Leggett & Platt Inc. is the largest manufacturer of carpet cushion and hard surface underlayment in the United States?  Our Flooring businesses manufacture and distribute foam-, rubber-, and fiber-based flooring underlayment for residential and commercial use. Our flooring underlayment products provide support, cushioning, and noise reduction under virtually any finished flooring material in your home or business. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a Maintenance Manager, you will have the opportunity to maintain the functionality of equipment, oversee repairs and installations, lead and develop technicians, and maintain a safe and upkept facility.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by enhancing the company’s proficiency to optimize its production system in order to meet its long-term objectives.  The team you will be working with is hardworking, respectful, cooperative, and values teamwork and commitment to the task at hand


So, what will you be doing as a Maintenance Manager?

  • Oversee the operation, care, and maintenance of all equipment and identify and/or record any problems relating to the production equipment
  • Lead, train, and supervise employees of the maintenance department
  • With the approval of management, enforce all company policies including working rules
  • Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly
  • Implement workplace safety policies and standards according to Leggett & Platt safety procedures
  • Ensure that company premises and facilities are kept clean, and coordinate all new construction and repairs for the branch facility
  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance program
  • Responsible for reviewing daily work orders and activity reports
  • Work closely with HR Manager to ensure maintenance department personnel is efficiently staffed
  • Perform on special projects as directed by the manager.
  • Assist with continuous improvement efforts as directed by Management
  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels
  • Control further processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming products until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Good communication skills and be able to work with people from different departments in an office and manufacturing environment
  • To be self-motivated, organized, trustworthy, empathetic, and optimistic to create a healthy and productive work environment
  • Foster motivation by giving subordinates autonomy to do the job, by creating a supportive environment, and by giving recognition when the job is done well
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills in order to manage the maintenance budget, supervise a team of technicians, prioritize work based on need, manage maintenance metrics and stay on top of the latest technologies
  • Excellent time management skills to manage multiple tasks and achieve results
  • To be detail-oriented and well organized
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Ability to lift weights up to 50 pounds


Things we consider a plus

  • Ability to read and write in English, Spanish


Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for!  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.

Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

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Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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