Purple combines uber comfort with science-backed technology to make sleep and sit products for everyday life. Their award-winning marketing represents the company's quirky, colorful culture and their over 100 granted and pending patents guarantee that this company is one-of-a-kind. Nestled at the base of the Wasatch mountain range, Purple sits as one of Utah's fastest growing companies. Poised to take over the world or at least the mattress industry Purple is looking for the most-rad, ultra-cool, totally-awesome peeps to join the team.
Purple is looking for a Maintenance Manager to join their facility in Grantsville, Utah. A successful candidate will have strong leadership skills, a thorough understanding of manufacturing equipment and will be responsible for all facets of the Maintenance Team.
The Maintenance Manager will report to the Director of Maintenance.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop the preventive/predictive maintenance program in conjunction with Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff.
Provide leadership, coaching and technical direction to the Maintenance and Operations staff.
Lead a technical training/continuous improvement program to enhance employee knowledge, skills and abilities.
Implement a TPM program to support Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Build and maintain a strong partnership culture between the Maintenance and Operation teams to support TPM.
Maintain an effective lockout-tagout program to ensure employee safety during equipment shutdowns.
Monitor equipment performance and establish effective Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Maintain all production machinery as well as machinery in and around the various facility buildings.
Collaborate with internal and external customers to prioritize projects.
Maintain high shop safety standards as per Purple policies & procedures.
Effectively and consistently communicate company wide goals regarding safety, sustainability, efficiency, and performance to the Maintenance Team.
Manage personnel performance, including employee reviews, recommendations for coaching/performance improvement, disciplinary action, time and attendance, shift scheduling and overtime assignments.
Remain current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation.
Ensure expertise is available to maintain production equipment 24-7.
Collaborate with the Operations team to improve employee safety, production quality and equipment reliability.
Work with Engineering to test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract specifications.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Proficient with Lean Manufacturing practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and able to instruct others in these practices.
Effective leadership and coaching skills, with a proven ability in coaching and developing others.
Ability to support MRO staff with sourcing and the purchase of equipment parts, materials and supplies.
Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems as well as Programmable Logic Controls (PLC).
Management of a CMMS program.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to create and submit budgetary recommendations/requests regarding capital expenditures and maintenance repairs.
Ability to prepare management update reports related to schedule performance, job costs tracking, and on time performance
Ability to coach and support staff after-hours.
Ability to overcome obstacles and demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving objectives.
Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions.
Demonstrates determination and persistence while treating others with respect.
High degree of independence, judgment, attention to detail and time management skills.
Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
7-plus years of leading/managing a Maintenance team in a manufacturing environment.
10-plus years of equipment repair experience.
Project management/capital improvements and budget management experience.
Maintenance management software and the development of a preventive and predictive maintenance program.
Development of TPM program in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or science related discipline is preferred.
The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and not construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Medical, Dental, Vision
Earn a Mattress
Amazing Purple Products
WHY WORK AT PURPLE?
Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people's lives through comfort.
Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.
Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.
Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.