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Maintenance Manager

Location: Haltom City, TX, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Packaging
Remote Type: No Remote

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The Maintenance Manager is an expert player-coach with strong electromechanical and hydraulic maintenance skills, as well as the ability to lead, coach, and organize a team. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for all aspects of equipment and systems reliability. This position requires expert maintenance and reliability knowledge, excellent communication and organizational/project skills, and strong leadership and coaching ability.   


This full-time position will report to the Plant Manager and is located at our Liberty Packaging facility in Fort Worth, Texas.  



    • Accountable for building and executing overall equipment reliability plans to ensure operational goals are achieved through effective preventative maintenance and efficient planning & scheduling.
    • Manages the development, implementation, and execution of reliability improvement processes to positively impact equipment performance and uptime. Implement processes and practices, including disciplined execution to preventative maintenance schedules, identification of downtime root causes, and development of plans to reduce future occurrences.
    • Drives engagement & accountability within the maintenance team to deliver results. Leads and encourages problem solving by all team members. Uses data and data trends to understand opportunities to reduce risk and creates/implements counter measure plans to reduce risk and reoccurrence.
    • Proactively works to ensure exceptional customer service is delivered by the team and to drive an effective partnership between maintenance and operations.
    • Develop and maintain training and onboarding programs for maintenance technicians. Where appropriate, develops standard work to document and train plant teams on established best practices, including production-owned machine upkeep.
    • Direct and ensure team’s ability to effectively perform complex preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair activities on industrial machinery and assembly equipment.
    • Analyze equipment and maintenance metrics to prioritize maintenance work assignments to continually improve machine reliability, safety, quality, and throughput.
    • Work with Operations team to address high priority improvement needs.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to purchase and inventory needed spare parts and consumable materials. Ensures management of all parts and tool inventories to ensure necessary repairs are completed within minimal equipment downtime in a cost-effective manner.
    • Creates and manages overall maintenance budget and makes recommendations for capital projects. Monitors and controls labor, MRO, expense, and overtime costs.
    • Responsible for all aspects of maintenance including ensuring OSHA lock out/tag out procedures are in place/documented, 100% compliance with regulations, preventative maintenance schedules, permits, and codes.
    • Responsible for building, infrastructure, and grounds to ensure a clean, safe, and secure environment for all employees.
    • Support the implementation and utilization of a computerized maintenance management system.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to safety and zero injuries through personal leadership and actions.
    • Utilize lean tools to drive continuous improvement in the plant and the Maintenance team.
    • Other duties, as assigned.



    • 4-year degree in mechanical/electrical engineering and 7 years of industrial maintenance OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5+ years’ experience leading teams in supervisory capacity
    • 5+ experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and boiler systems
    • Previous experience with electrical systems
    • Previous experience developing and implementing standard operating procedures
    • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Previous experience with CMMS



    • Previous experience in corrugated / converting packaging industry
    • Active Boilers license
    • Strong decision-making ability, including the ability to anticipate problems, develop contingency plans and act quickly to resolve issues.
    • Strong time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously while adapting to changes in business requirements.
    • Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
    • Excellent computer skills; MS Office / ERP Systems
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent leadership skills; able to effectively coach, persuade, and direct others.
    • Able to collaborate effectively with other departments to achieve goals and drive continuous process improvement.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

    • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
    • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment
    • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
    • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
    • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters, and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
    • Hearing and speaking
    • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, and gripping.


    about our company:   

    Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.   

    Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.   



    Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.