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Maintenance & Facilities Engineering Manager

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Dover
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Howmet Aerospace, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Howmet Aerospace is currently looking a Facilities Engineering & Maintenance Manager to join our Dover Casting Operations in Dover, New Jersey.


To ensure proper maintenance and operation of all equipment within the Dover Casting Site and oversee all building and grounds activities. Manage and coordinate the activities of maintenance and facilities personnel to achieve plant objectives.


  • Expected to assist in the implementation of Howmet's EHS value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
  • Compile with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Report all job-related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
  • Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EH&S training.


  • Manage maintenance and facilities department, approximately 30 employees;
  • Manage building maintenance and operational programs;
  • Responsible for all preventive maintenance schedules, timely repairs of breakdowns, training and implementation of TPM and insuring a safe work environment;
  • Inspect completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications and both internal and external standards;
  • Coordinate maintenance activities within individual departments to minimize interference with production schedule;
  • Responsible for overall budget for Maintenance and Facilities;
  • Ensure the efficiency of all building systems;
  • Manage facilities planning and space allocation;
  • Manage maintenance of grounds;
  • Ensure safety - manufacturing, maintenance and facilities personnel;
  • Ensure training of all department employees;
  • Evaluate employee and equipment performance;
  • Coordinate Maintenance/Facilities projects;
  • Develop and supervise Team Leaders;
  • Provide adherence to Company policy;
  • Coordinate and review external contract services as needed to complete projects, repairs, etc.;
  • Review and implement the purchase of materials, spare parts, etc., as needed;
  • Summarize monthly maintenance activities.


  • Requires frequent sitting while viewing a monitor, and frequent alternating between sitting, standing and walking.
  • Job duties may require occasional exposure to high noise levels, temperature extremes, outdoor conditions, and electrical sources and occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs. and occasionally will be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Equipment used includes telephone, computer, copier, fax machine, plotter, safety equipment, voltmeter and air measurement devices.


  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or must have a High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution and have a minimum of 7 years of related experience; with a minimum of 3 years of Management experience.


  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred;
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing setting in a Maintenance Supervisor or Manager role is preferred;

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude;
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and to present organized information to managers, customers and colleagues;
  • Ability to effectively supervise and manage others;
  • Hands-on Self-starter, exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility;
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CMMS systems, report writing);
  • May need to occasionally work flexible hours including night and weekends with little advanced notice.


  • Understanding and Memory
  • Social Interaction
  • Having the Ability to Make Decisions
  • Managing Others
  • Have Ability to Adapt to Changes in the Workplace


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Newark , Maintenance & Facilities Engineering Manager, Other , Dover, New Jersey

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