Maintenance & Facilities Manager

Dana Corporation Auburn Hills , MI 48326

Posted 2 months ago

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Founded in 1904 and based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs 36,000 people in 33 countries on six continents. In 2018, Dana generated sales of $8.1 billion. For more information, please visit


The Facilities/Maintenance Manager is responsible for overall TPM, advanced troubleshooting, and repairs for plant equipment electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and robotic systems/processes as well building and facilities. This position will lead equipment improvement efforts through implementation and monitoring of predictive and preventive maintenance initiatives, as well as coordination of all corrective action maintenance activities. This position will ensure proper staffing, training, tools, and maintenance plans are achieved, maximizing equipment availability in the most cost effective manner.


  • Lead, develop, direct, and monitor activities of maintenance personnel tasked with setting-up, maintaining and troubleshooting assembly equipment and processes to achieve maximum efficiencies with minimal downtime.

  • Identify root causes of equipment failure, develop action plan to address causes, assign personnel to respond, and follow up to ensure project completion.

  • Develop, organize, schedule, and supervise preventive maintenance programs for all production equipment and facilities maintenance systems.

  • Identify current/future maintenance requirements through supportive interaction with management, engineering, maintenance and production personnel.

  • Ensure facilities equipment are adequate and appropriately maintained to support production operations and processes.

  • Working knowledge and application of OSHA and safe operating practices, including but not limited to machine guarding, lockout/tag-out, personal protective equipment, and safe maintenance practices.

  • Develop and support maintenance staff by leading, coaching, demonstrating, and providing training and discipline to enforce policies and procedures.

  • Interact with supervisors and production personnel to ensure maintenance needs are met in timely manner to support manufacturing, production, and quality.

  • Develop and oversee capital projects to upgrade equipment and machines to meet current and future needs.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred.
  • 5 to 8 years of maintenance management experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 5+ years of experience with preventive maintenance controls.


  • In depth understanding of production processes and customer service.

  • Experience implementing lean management concepts.

  • Computer skills in a Windows environment utilizing programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel as well as material planning applications.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to foster cooperation, teamwork, and to effectively communicate with others.

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.

  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong professional presence and the ability to interact effectively with customers and suppliers.

  • High sense of urgency and the ability to excel in a high pressure environment.


  • May be required to work extended hours on occasion.

  • This job requires travel that may be for extended periods.

  • International travel / passport required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Maintenance & Facilities Manager

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