Maintenance Manager Job at Emerson, Aiken, SC

  • Emerson
  • Aiken, SC

Job Description

The Maintenance Manager will supervise the efficient maintenance and operation of our facilities, machinery, and equipment. In addition to managing a team of maintenance technicians, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with environmental regulations, managing waste systems, and fostering positive vendor relations. This role will also involve supervising the implementation of preventative maintenance tasks and using predictive maintenance software to optimize machinery and equipment performance.


  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all facility-related matters, including building maintenance, machinery upkeep, and environmental management.
  • Lead and manage the maintenance team, including technicians, supervisors, and contractors, to ensure effective execution of maintenance activities.
  • Develop and implement maintenance strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize equipment performance and minimize downtime.
  • Be responsible for the implementation of preventative and predictive maintenance programs to identify and address potential equipment issues before they increase.
  • Coordinate with production, engineering, and other departments to prioritize maintenance activities and minimize disruptions to production schedules.
  • Manage the maintenance budget, including forecasting, cost control, and resource allocation, to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Monitor equipment performance and reliability metrics, analyze data, and implement corrective actions to improve equipment uptime and reliability.
  • Find opportunities for process improvements and cost-saving initiatives within the maintenance department.
  • Ensure compliance with safety laws and promote a culture of safety among maintenance team members.
  • Develop and mentor maintenance staff, providing training and guidance to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Handle waste systems and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations.
  • Implement preventative maintenance programs and use predictive maintenance software to optimize machinery and equipment performance.
  • Plan and manage facility projects, upgrades, and renovations, including HVAC/R and electrical systems.
  • Facilitate vendor selection for contract services and maintain positive relationships with contractors and vendors.
  • Develop and implement cost-reduction initiatives to optimize facility engineering and maintenance operations.
  • Develop long-term facilities management plans to ensure the ongoing efficiency and functionality of the facility.

WHO YOU ARE: You quickly and decisively take actions in fact-changing, unexpected situations. You drill down to root causes to gather relevant information. You include others in completing decisions creating a consensus mentality. You formulate a clear strategy and map aggressive steps that will accelerate the organization toward its goals.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in plant maintenance or facilities management.
  • Experience with project management related to manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Proficiency in 3-phase power, compressed air systems, building water systems, and HVAC/R systems.
  • Experience in building/office renovations and managing outside contractors.
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - sponsorship will not be provided for this role


  • Seven (7) or more years of relevant experience, including facility renovations or capital improvement projects.


We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspire innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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