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Facilities Manager

Beltsville, Maryland
Business Services


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Facilities Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Beltsville, Maryland facility.
The Facilities Manager is responsible for planning and executing all maintenance activities for the plant building and support equipment, applying as a priority, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, committing to keep the facilities in full compliance with local, state and federal regulations as well as internal Eaton Processes.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will develop and supervise the execution of facilities’ preventive and corrective maintenance plans to ensure optimal performance keeping direct communication with the Operational Excellence Manager and management staff for all changes that affects safety, product quality and/or operating conditions of the plant.
  • You will plan, develop and implement new methods and procedures related to facilities maintenance to drive improvements, minimizing operating costs and reducing environmental impact. Responsible for the design of the department structure including job descriptions, training, performance review and coaching to develop functional experts.
  • You will be responsible for the design and implementation of equipment installation standards, and the administration of electrical, pneumatic and thermal power distribution at the facility.
    Manage all activities related to building maintenance and Housekeeping assuring high standards. You will be responsible for the technical evaluation and contract administration of the suppliers of maintenance services.
  • You will be responsible for managing facilities risk assessments ensuring that all critical elements and gaps are closed on a timely manner.
    Schedule, assign priority, and follow up on all work done by direct reports to assure use of safe work practices and completion of assignment on schedule with a minimum interruption of production.
  • You will plan estimate costs and oversee physical moves or rearrangement of machinery and equipment according to prepared plant layouts. You will determine jobs to be done by outside contractors obtain and review bids to determine successful bidder. Oversee progress of work and check completed contracted jobs to ensure quality and conformance with specifications.
  • You will plan, schedule, and coordinate maintenance to minimize downtime, unnecessary production costs and production delays, and to ensure good housekeeping.
  • You will maintain spare parts and material stock to facilitate maintenance work. Participate in the activities related to the facility’s energy or environmental programs to ensure compliance with government rules and regulation, such as energy conservation and hazardous waste handling, storage and disposal.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing and/or operations environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Professional Engineer license, strongly preferred.
  • Formal training/certification in Lean tools and Six Sigma.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Capable of being self-managed, prioritizing work and often formulating deadlines for activities and projects.
  • Good communication skills. Position interacts with all levels in the organization from factory employees to legal, to corporate executives. In addition, position will interact with external parties including government officials as required.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Business Services

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065557