Maintenance Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Warehousing/Logistics

DAP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of home repair and construction products, including latex caulks, silicone sealants, contact cements, construction adhesives, glues, glazing, spackling, and other general patch and repair products. You'll find DAP products in the hands of professional painters, remodelers, builders and do-it-yourselfers, and in 60,000 retail outlets, ranging from home centers and mass merchandisers to your local hardware and paint stores. DAP's eight manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States of America and Canada service North America and the world. The “DAP Stars' represent its 775 strong associates around the world which support its vision to produce and market America's best home repair products. DAP has twice been voted one of “Baltimore’s Best Places to Work”! Learn more about DAP’s history, culture and benefits at

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing maintenance personnel and maintaining maintenance processes in the Tipp City plant. They will ensure plant safety and housekeeping standards are maintained and production maintenance requirements are met. This person will also supervise shift maintenance associates.


  • Planning and coordinating maintenance mechanic workload and schedules. Research replacement parts, quoting and ordering, process invoices. Coordinate maintenance associate workloads and schedules to ensure efficient maintenance coverage for each shift. Schedule and coordinate continuing and new equipment/procedures training for maintenance associates to maintain and/or improve maintenance department effectiveness. Utilize emaint and other applicable reliability tools to maintain an effective preventative maintenance program. Communicate with scheduling and production to coordinate PM schedules and work orders. Help troubleshoot and repair equipment as needed. 
  • Assist Plant Leadership Team in the continued development of our behavioral based safety culture. Instill continuous improvement in safety and housekeeping results. Establish industry best housekeeping standards, procedures and associate practices in the maintenance department to maintain a professional, neat and safe facility. Be a continuous safety leader. Instill continuous improvement and excellence in maintenance housekeeping practices.
  • Work with the Plant Leadership Team to establish and maintain industry best quality standards by instilling quality oriented results in maintenance practices. Establish quality standards for cleanliness and proper repair parts and maintenance practices. 
  • Work with the Plant Engineering Manager to establish and maintain the maintenance department operating budget. Manage maintenance associate overtime and track and communicate parts and contractor spending trends.
  • Train, develop, and evaluate maintenance associates. Apply corrective action as needed in accordance with the company HR policy to consistently enforce company policies and performance standards. Communicate personnel achievements and staffing needs to the Plant Engineering Manager.
  • Establish and monitor key metrics related to maintenance department’s impact on plant Safety, Quality, Service, Cost and People.
  • Establish strong lines of communication with the Plant Engineering Manager on a daily basis. Form open communication channels with all associates and subordinates. Be approachable to all. Be professional in all interactions. Work effectively and relate well with others.
  • Manage and complete capital projects as directed by the Plant Engineering Manager. Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required to support business objectives.
  • Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • Management training, Maintenance experience; Bachelor degree preferred. 
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and time management skills. Microsoft Office software, maintenance management software and spreadsheets skills; ability to hit timelines. PLC and controls experience, chemical processes and environmental experience a plus. 
  • 5+ years' of experience 
  • Some weekend work as needed
  • Some travel as needed 

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