MAPEI Corporation

  • Maintenance Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-West Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/12/2018 1:21 PM)
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  • Overview

    MAPEI Group, established in 1937, is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.

    MAPEI is celebrating 80 years in business as the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Annual revenues exceed $3B, and the company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.


    • Implement a preventative maintenance plant to ensure stability and machine efficiency
    • Developing the competencies, training and development of maintenance staff and personnel
    • Management of Maintenance Technicians, Maintenance Mechanics, Electricians and Plant Engineers
    • Maintenance Manager will work with Plant Engineers to ensure the process and production of the manufacturing plant is working at an optimal level
    • Troubleshoot mechanical and hydraulic issues with equipment (electrical background is a plus but not required)
    • Maintaining the manufacturing plant including but not limited to spare part inventory management, utilities maintenance, building maintenance, preventative maintenance and emergency maintenance
    • Responsible for being on-call for emergencies
    • Work with Engineers to develop new process layouts for equipment efficiency and machine optimization
    • Work with procurement and vendors for purchasing new equipment, parts and retrofits
    • Responsible for management of a 24/7 manufacturing facility which includes being the on-call contact for high priority issues and emergencies
    • Responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of SCADA and automation system and equipment including but not limited to conveyors, robots, pumps, pressure vessels, boilers, chillers, industrial mixers, blenders and dryers


    • 10-15 years of experience as a Maintenance Manager managing the maintenance and OEE of a manufacturing plant
    • Engineering degree is highly preferred (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Chemical)
    • Experienced managing people and processes
    • Must be able to provide high level troubleshooting to product equipment
    • Expertise on some of the following equipment: fillers, chillers, sealers, shrink wrappers, automated robots, high speed packaging equipment, blenders, mixers, conveyors, palletizers, pump systems, pressure vessels, drying systems, ovens, utilities and buildings

    MAPEI offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, contributory 401k, tuition reimburement and 17 company paid personal days. 


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