Maintenance/ Equipment Manager
Carpinteria, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Working at Freudenberg: "We will wow your world!" This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

At Freudenberg Medical, we make products that save and improve the lives of people every day, all around the world. We are a global provider for medical device design and manufacturing with more than 2,500 employees. Innovation is at the core of our company, and we are proud of our industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and focus on innovation in products and processing technologies. Freudenberg Medical is an exciting place to work with lots of opportunity to learn, develop, and grow your career. Come join us and together we can make a difference in the future of healthcare. You support our team as Maintenance/ Equipment Manager
  • Identifies the maintenance objectives for facility and all equipment, and establishes a plan that includes preventive, predictive and reactive maintenance procedures.
  • Responsible for overseeing the maintenance and continuous operation of equipment and building systems including: fire/life safety, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, controls) electrical (lighting, UPS, generators, primary switch gear), lighting and temperature controls systems, critical environments, and digital systems (fire alarm, duress, card access).
  • Inspects and evaluates facilities infrastructure and utility systems for liabilities related to equipment age/condition, operating cost or potential failure. Prioritizes recommendations for facility upgrades, and prepares justifications for resources to be included in the capital or operating budgets.
  • Works with planning to schedule routine and preventative maintenance based on production requirements to minimize production disruptions, equipment failure, downtime, and corrects any unsafe conditions.
  • Ensures facility HSE compliance with Federal, State and Local laws - including implementation of Freudenberg Safety Standards.
  • Tracks downtime per LPMS/MDI and priorities root cause corrective action to reduce unplanned downtime.
  • Manages expenditures for facilities and equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Manages, trains, and develops department staff to ensure consistent customer support and a safe working environment.
  • Accomplishes work through a combination of self-performance and contract management with outside vendors to obtain needed goods, services, and repairs that are reliable and cost-effective.
  • Assure that production and support equipment is capable of producing within the specifications and tolerances established by the equipment vendor/manufacturer - perform calibration activities as required.
  • Leads equipment evaluation and facility layout improvement activities. Participate in and support lean/continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assists in the development of a Capital plan which includes planning for infrastructure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the buildings' future capabilities are maintained.
  • Maintains all infrastructure and compliance documentation for the buildings including up-to-date building drawings and specifications, etc.
  • Responsible for energy efficiency programs to reduce operational costs.
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related field (preferred)
  • 5 years manufacturing or plant engineering experience.
  • 3 years management or supervisory experience.
  • Experience with a metric driven culture.
  • Experience with electrical devices and wiring, machine modification experience, HVAC and plumbing experience, chillers, hydraulics, construction experience, clean room filtration experience.
  • Preventative maintenance methods and tactics - knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and issuance of work orders and reporting within the SAP PM Module.
  • Adequate knowledge of OSHA regulations to implement and ensure compliance with applicable procedures and ways of operating.
  • Knowledge of Lock-out/Tag-out processes.
  • Understanding and interpretation of technical drawings, schematics and related information.
  • Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site.
  • Knowledge of applicable environmental regulations and controls.
  • Knowledge of multiple testing and monitoring devices, electrical, mechanical and logistics equipment used in manufacturing, including safe usage, maintenance and storage.
  • Knowledge of related technologies and applications used in manufacturing products, and in the optimization of manufacturing processes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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