East Windsor, NJ, US
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Manager, Total Productive Maintenance

Country : USA USA

State : New Jersey

County : Mercer County

Town : East Windsor

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

The Total Productive Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading maintenance and reliability of plant assets, productivity improvement, loss elimination initiatives, and Total Productive Maintenance implementation.
Key responsibilities include managing the maintenance staff, equipment assets, and parts inventory; implementing technological improvements to existing equipment and processes, as well as to driving initiatives related to improving quality, efficiency, compliance and costs; proactively managing preventative and predictive maintenance activities leveraging the plant's Maintenance Program; maximizing the value of the plant by project-managing and coordinating Capex (investment) and Opex (repair, maintenance and replacement) projects as required; procuring and managing the Maintenance, Repair and Operating supplies and Utilities expenses; planning, scheduling and executing maintenance activities; and working with the plant Operations, EAS and Quality staff to assure plant facilities and equipment are maintained and operated in a safe, compliant and efficient condition at all times.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership for all maintenance/reliability activities focused on improving the performance of the plant.
- Lead Maintenance Every Day Great Execution (in Safety, Quality, Productivity and Cost)
- Ensure safe operation of machinery and equipment by completing preventative and corrective maintenance requirements. Create and maintain a safe and compliant work environment in adherence to internal and external regulations (e.g. LOTO, confined space, electrical safety standard, etc), procedures, and policies
- Champion the behavior-based safety program striving toward reduction in safety incidents by complying with all safety procedures and following all preventive measures, role-modeling safe work practices/behaviors, and holding others accountable to safety standards
- Drive adherence to all applicable cGMP's, company policies, and all other quality or regulatory requirements (OSHA, DEA, FDA, EPA, etc)
- Maintain equipment in validated state and oversee repairs in accordance with Engineering and Quality requirement.
- Effectively assign maintenance resources to maintain the plant operations and to minimize downtime
- Maintain and improve equipment change-over efficiency
- Review daily maintenance effectiveness to identify opportunities for improvement and work with the Plant team for root cause resolution and prevention of issues by development and implementation of corrective and preventive action plans
- Manage the Plant's maintenance services vendors/contractors (i.e. snow plowing, lawn care, pest control, etc)
- Champion and lead change initiatives and continuous improvement efforts, including the pursuit of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
- Oversee plant reliability for long-term production optimization while continuously reducing cost through improved equipment operation, maintenance, and upgrades + Manage and organize parts inventory using Lean principles. Work to establish optimal part reorder points and maintain critical spare parts availability
- Continuously improve the plant's PM system so that it is optimally effective in helping to reduce unplanned downtime and maximize productivity, minimize cost
- Manage and develop mechanics by engaging them and sharing experience. Develop career ladders, cross training, and succession plans. Provide training as required
Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:
- Production and Bulk Manufacturing managers and supervisors
- Facilities Management
- Engineering Management


- 10+ years in a cGMP environment (cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical, medical devices, food industry, or other related consumer goods) required.
- A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience is required; experience at the Manager level is preferred.
- Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
- Must be a practitioner of Total Productive Maintenance, Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies, to align reliability efforts with, and support existing programs to meet or exceed our Quality, Delivery and Cost performance expectations.
- Must be able to apply root cause analysis for problem solving
- Must have a thorough knowledge of packaging, automation, plant systems and utilities, and ancillary equipment
- Experience with an MMS (Maintenance Management System database) is required
- Must have a strong mechanical, electrical and automation background
- Working knowledge of basic machine shop equipment or PLC programming preferred.
Below is a list of Core Competencies designed to help employees at Shiseido Americas succeed as the company continues to evolve and innovate.
- Business Insights: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals
- Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions
- Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
- Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
- Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
- Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals
- Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
- Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
- Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
- Drives Vision & Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
- Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
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