Maintenance Manager Employment | Maintenance Management Recruiters in Illinois

Kappa Search Inc. is a recruiting firm that specializes in manufacturing, operations, procurement and supply chain recruitment and placement. One of our clients, a leader in the steel industry, seeks a Maintenance Manager as outlined below.


  • Will develop and implement the factory preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Responsible for the maintenance department budget.
  • Prepare and maintain equipment failure records.
  • Assist in the design and continuous improvement of the production floor layout to ensure safety while increasing productivity.
  • Advises on capital equipment purchases vs. repair of existing equipment..
  • Provides the list of tasks and schedules for the plant’s personnel during normal operating hours, scheduled outage and forced outage scenarios.
  • Maintains safety and procedure manuals according to local, state and federal ordinances.
  • Schedules preventative maintenance with production supervisors to limit downtime.
  • Will serve as the technical leader for equipment maintenance and PM.
  • Responsible for training of personnel supervised, which includes proper use of tools and equipment and adherence to standard practice.
  • Assures vendor maintenance and repair manuals are kept current and filed properly.
  • Responsible for enforcing and overseeing safety regulations, maintaining good housekeeping and compliance with the labor agreement.


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Operations or Business
  • Several years of industrial maintenance experience
  • 3-5 years experience leading an industrial maintenance department