Tenneco Maintenance Manager in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Maintenance Manager

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Job Description

Plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, construction, modification and maintenance of facilities, equipment, machinery, and tooling by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. This role reports to the Engineer Manager at the site.


  • Provides direct supervision to maintenance personnel on three shifts. Responsibilities include hiring, performance management, training, corrective action, recognition, and discipline/discharge.

  • Establishes standards and policies for installation, modification, testing, operating procedure, inspection and maintenance of equipment such as the fire loop, emergency generator, compressors, power distribution, HVAC, process water, argon system, plumbing, production equipment, fork truck fleet, grounds and general facilities.

  • Directs maintenance of plant buildings and coordinates requirements for new designs, surveys, and maintenance schedules for equipment and machinery.

  • Recommends capital expenditures; approve departmental expenses. Negotiates vendor contracts. Manages capital projects from planning through implementation.

  • Conducts annual updates of OSHA required training. Ensures renewal of all required inspections and licenses pertaining to the facilities.

  • Responsible for implementation of plant-wide preventive maintenance program; ensures compliance. Maintain data on equipment repairs and maintenance using data stream software.

  • Facilitate and participate in implementation of plant-wide initiatives including safety improvements, TPM, general housekeeping, 5S, Six Sigma, etc.

  • Review and approve work performed by outside contractors for the maintenance of facilities and equipment. Ensures contractor compliance with all company policies.

  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations

Required Experience


  • Bachelors Degree

  • 5 Years Progressive Experience in Maintenance

  • 2-3 Years Experience in Supervision

  • Experience with mechanical, hydraulic, and preventative systems

  • Execution of Preventative Maintenance programs experience

  • Ability to establish and improve CMMS systems.

  • Establish maintenance measurement metrics, and conduct regular reviews with the staff on maintenance performance.


  • Experience developing preventative maintenance programs from start to finish

  • Ability to develop tracking measures for maintenance tech performance

  • Demonstrated experience with managing maintenance tech performance

  • Experience in process and continuous improvement

  • Knowledge of inventory maintenance and development of critical parts list

Job Location

Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States

Position Type


We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.