Job Location
Devens, MA, USA

Position: Maintenance Team Lead

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Maintenance Team Lead

Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world’s most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We are continuously seeking contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, hunger, accountability, and a passion for learning.

Vulcan Forms is looking for a Maintenance Team Lead to plan and schedule daily and weekly maintenance activities within the Maintenance Department at our Devens, MA facility. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of the maintenance process, health and safety regulations, and managing the maintenance budget. They will have a solid understanding of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems focused on meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). These KPIs are safety, quality, production, maintenance, efficiency, and services that ensure the company facilities are well-cared for and adequately support its business operations.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure all associates’ safety by identifying safety issues, proactively addressing concerns, and adhering to safety policies and procedures.
  • Actively supervise and develop the maintenance team to ensure effective communication across and between shifts and production teams.
  • Effectively use training resources to maximize team technical skills.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program to improve machinery performance (i.e., uptime, reliability, and efficiency).
  • Coordinate with maintenance planners and the production department to build a weekly proactive maintenance schedule with detailed job plans.
  • Efficient use of reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure uptime, production volume, and quality goals are met.
  • Track expenses and oversee the budget for maintenance.
  • Manage the team responsible for installing, maintaining, and improving machinery, equipment, and facilities.
  • Assist in plant and facility capital improvement projects and installations.
  • Responsible for employee onboarding, coaching/counseling, development, discipline, performance appraisals, and administration of policies.
  • Ensure that maintenance areas and facilities are kept clean and organized.
  • Execution of maintenance work and supervision of outside vendors to ensure duties are effectively performed.
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years in a maintenance management role.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering concepts, including electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications, and schematics.
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task effectively.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience with ERP & other Maintenance planning tools.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).