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Serta Simmons Maintenance Manager in Clear Lake, Iowa


Oversee all aspects of preventative and predictive maintenance for assigned Plant. Schedule and supervise assigned staff; install, maintain and repair mechanical equipment and tools in the Plant; develop and implement a preventive maintenance program; and negotiate for and purchase parts and equipment from vendors. Responsible for controlling costs and performing all work in accordance with established safety procedures.


Foster a safety culture and the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries

Coordinate with Operations Manager and Kaizen Promotion Officer (KPO) to report and investigate work related accidents or sabotage that involve machines, equipment and/or tools

Organize and supervise the daily maintenance function for the assigned plant including equipment, tools, facilities (fire protection system/security), and grounds while controlling related maintenance and labor costs

Design, implement and manage a preventive/predictive maintenance program for all mechanical equipment and tools

Oversee and/or install, maintain, repair, adjust, troubleshoot and inspect equipment and tools

Review the need for and request tools, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform duties. Inspect completed work for conformance to specifications and standards

Establish or revise work procedures to meet production schedules

Provide initial and on-going maintenance training and evaluation to production associates and all appropriate plant personnel as needed

Identify systems and procedures designed to improve operations

Make recommendations and implement new programs as needed

Measure and manage Maintenance KPIs, such as OEE, work order completion%, PM completion%, machine downtime, etc.



Functional Skills

MS Office Suite (proficient) Problem identification and resolution skills Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work without close supervision Familiarity with Federal, State and Local health and safety regulations Mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic skills Competencies

Prepared to change priorities as necessary Consider information and evaluates possible courses of action and generates solutions to problems Manage goals and high quality work while maintaining a safe environment Institute a culture of continuous improvement for quality and efficiency Foster and promote an environment of collaboration Maintain motivation and enthusiasm through development to drive a high performance culture Develop good communication rapport Living SSB Mission and Core Values Required:

Bachelor's Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience 5-7 years' experience in manufacturing, maintenance and managing highly technical mechanics 5+ Years' experience in Safety and Risk programs Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing experience -- green belt preferred Electrical Certification a plus


Work involves exposure to usual hazards found in manufacturing environment with lifting of heavy and bulky products on an occasional basis. Work is primarily sedentary in nature with frequent walking of manufacturing plant and warehouse distribution environment Up to 10% travel


Direct Reports: Maintenance Mechanics, Maintenance Technicians, outside Contractors Manufacturing Engineer, Operations Manager, Regional Controller, Director of Maintenance and Equipment, HR Manager, Customer Service, Value Stream Managers, Value Stream Leaders and manufacturing associates

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Clear Lake Plant