Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Prepares work schedules, assigns work and oversees the work product while minimizing overtime and call-in hours. •Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance program for applicable machinery and equipment within the confines of an annual budget, and tracks maintenance downtime. •Arranges for, coordinates, and manages appropriate third-party contractor support as needed. •Prepares Maintenance budget and secures estimates and cost quotes as needed. •Keeps up on technological changes, and maintains up-to-date records for all local, state and federal mandates and inspections. •Enforces sound safety practices. Plays key role in plant safety. •Prepares and maintains maintenance reports for the owner and other appropriate managerial personnel. Makes recommendations where applicable. •Works with plant supervisors to effectively maintain existing plant facilities and equipment, replaces, and/or makes recommendations and adjustments to plant facilities and equipment to the owner when necessary. •Provides training for new and existing employees. •May conduct performance evaluations of subordinates and make recommendations for salary adjustments. •Assists in the selection of new hires, employee coaching and disciplinary issues. •May perform other or specified duties as directed.