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Maintenance Manager

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Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Louisville, Kentucky, US, 40211

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.


Maintenance Manager Job Description


  • Provide leadership and direction to the maintenance team
  • Ensure/enforce a safe work environment and ensure maintenance personnel follow safe work practices
  • Ensure that each craftsman has the necessary skills to meet their job expectations and develop improvement programs where necessary
  • Provide leadership in implementing/maintaining preventative/predictive maintenance programs
  • Develop budgets, estimating labor and materials required to properly maintain and improve the plant and operate within the budget
  • Provide engineering support for efficient troubleshooting and problem solving activities to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a reliability improvement program
  • Work with manufacturing departments to identify “bad actors” and develop long-term solutions
  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of machines, tools, and equipment in the manufacturing operations
  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of the site infrastructure
  • Responsible for MRO purchasing and stockroom



  • Five years minimum leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • B.S. in mechanical engineering or related technical field
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with individuals at all organizational levels
  • Occasional travel required.



  • Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Experience in a PSM facility
  • Professional Certification(PE)


Located in the largest city in Kentucky, Lubrizol’s Louisville facility is a great place to work in a great place to live.  Known simultaneously as one of the southernmost Northern cities and one of the northernmost Southern cities, Louisville offers the best of both regions.  Famous for the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May, Louisville’s many other assets make it notable 365 days a year!  With a thriving downtown area, an abundance of parks and recreational areas, rich arts and cultural opportunities and an affordable cost of living, Louisville offers something for everyone.  There’s a reason we like to call ourselves “Possibility City” - the possibilities are endless!


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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