• Maintenance Manager

    Job Locations US-NC-Whitsett
    Job ID
    Maintenance & Engineering
  • Overview

    Founded in 2008 and Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries, Inc. is a leading North American integrated full-service packaging provider.  With nine facilities and more than 1,500 employees across North America, encompassing everything from CRB manufacturing to top-quality carton-making, we are committed to providing environmentally responsible, high-quality, specialty solutions that drive performance and deliver growth for our customers.  


    What does PaperWorks stand for? Consistency. The values we project outward are the same as the ones we prize inside the Company - Teamwork, Quality, the Environment and Employee Safety.


    The Maintenance Manager leads and directs the Maintenance department associates by coordinating the safety, maintenance, and equipment needs of the production departments, physical plant, utilities and grounds in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures.  


    • Maintain an effective workforce, including an adequate number of well-trained personnel to meet the load requirements.
    • Develops, schedules, and controls a work order system for an effective preventive maintenance program to maintain production   machinery and equipment in proper working condition. Records and reports maintenance failures by equipment and implements action plans for continuous improvement.
    • Plans a continual work schedule to maintain all company property in a safe state to achieve the best safe working conditions possible for all employees.
    • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in the maintenance, electrical, and mechanical operations
    • Inspects jobs in process and at completion to ensure that standards of workmanship and safety are maintained.
    • Ensures proper maintenance of facility machinery and building.
    • Maintains inventories of maintenance material, supplies, and repair parts at required levels by initiating requisitions for purchase; periodically reviews inventory for proper upkeep at plant facilities.
    • Prepares, submits and tracks Capital Expenditure Requests and purchasing requests for project-related inputs expenditures.  
    • Manages, coordinates and researches vendors and contractors.  Interfaces with outside resources on installations, repairs and innovations.
    • Manages budget requirements.
    • Recommends, plans, and implements equipment needs to improve production efficiency and/or achieve cost reduction.
    • Updates  LOTO procedures, writes hot work permits, ensures compliance
    • Ensures Environmental  compliance with all laws, permitting, reporting, waste management, recycling programs such as used oil reclamation, monthly monitoring requirements for air permit, MSDS maintenance and updating, energy conservation programs, participates in weekly conference calls on environmental and safety issues.
    • Ensures safety rules and procedures are followed at all times
    • Ensures safety activities are executed according to plan
    • Performs repairs as necessary
    • Other duties as assigned





    • Degree in engineering preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Strong mechanical background, including electrical, electronic and mechanic.
    • Strong mathematical, computer and reading skills.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment required.
    • Folding Carton experience is a plus, but not required.
    • Experience in managing projects and maintenance teams as they deliver continuous improvement.
    • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience in industrial plant maintenance.
    • Proficient in blue print reading and trouble shooting of electrical/electronic and hydraulic operations of equipment.
    • Technical experience with high voltage systems, motor control, process automation, instrumentation on and programmable logic controls (PLC's).
    • Strong leadership and communication skills.


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