The primary responsibility of the Equipment Maintenance Manager is management, maintenance and construction of manufacturing facilities, associated infrastructure and manufacturing equipment.
The Equipment Maintenance Manager oversees proper functioning and maintenance of manufacturing equipment and technologies in a plant.
The Equipment Maintenance Manager typically serves as member of first line management and is considered a senior professional within the organization. As such, the Equipment Maintenance Manager provides team or technical supervision. The organization will depend on this person's expertise and experience with complex technical activities. The Equipment Maintenance Manager generally is responsible for project management and consulting.
Works with equipment vendors to schedule routine or preventive maintenance; coordinates across functions. Monitors warranties.
Works closely with engineering and suppliers to troubleshoot equipment and manufacturing processes. Identifies recurring problems and recommends corrective measures.
Supervises a team of equipment maintenance specialists and their individual and team performance.
Equipment Maintenance Manager Competencies
The complete Equipment Maintenance Manager Manager's Guide
includes the 40
key competencies expected of Equipment Maintenance Manager. The report defines each Competency
in detail. The report also explains what level of proficiency Equipment Maintenance Manager
should have in that Competency, as well as how important that Competency is to performing
the role well.
Among the 40 Competencies for Equipment Maintenance Manager is...
You may observe several behaviors in a person that could be strong indicators of his or her capabilities in the Manufacturing Equipment competency. The Equipment Maintenance Manager is expected to demonstrate Subject matter depth and breadth in the Manufacturing Equipment competency. To demonstrate Subject matter depth and breadth in the Manufacturing Equipment competency, one should demonstrate knowledge of the electrical, mechanical and logistics equipment used in manufacturing, including its safe usage, maintenance and storage.
Evaluates all major types of equipment used in company's manufacturing plants.
Defines policies, practices and guidelines for equipment installation and support.
Consults on planning, design, implementation and support of new equipment platforms.
Implements equipment or infrastructure changes to complex, wide-impact environments.
Discusses industry/marketplace trends and directions; cites relevant case studies.
Monitors organization's experience with major vendor equipment performance and support.