GE Appliances, a Haier company Total Productive Maintenance Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting Title
Total Productive Maintenance Engineer
The Total Productive Maintenance Engineer is responsible for supporting the maintaining a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program for the business. Coordinate with plant maintenance, TPM and Reliability Engineers, and operations teams to lead &/ mentor TPM and reliability teams within the business to improve equipment and process performance.
What you will Do
Lead and execute the Total Production Maintenance (TPM) culture and program for the business
Drive the company standards within the factory and serve as a change agent for continuous improvement throughout the operation.
Coordinate with the operations, maintenance and engineering teams to develop and improve autonomous, preventative, predictive, and reliability maintenance programs.
Provide status reports regarding the execution of TPM activities. Identify issues and provides recommendations to address roadblocks and areas of opportunity.
Provide coaching, mentoring and training on the application of TPM methodology, culture, and tools in one-on-one and group settings to reinforce knowledge and skills attained during TPM training.
Provide training on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), PDCA Principles, Root Cause & Problem-Solving Techniques, Theory of Constraints, Visual Management, 5S, Autonomous Maintenance, Poka-Yoke, A3 Thinking & Kaizen, Early Equipment Management
Coordinate with TPM Leader to execute a TPM learning/training plans.
Make recommendations regarding the enhancement or development of training programs.
Influencing the many functions and positions within the plants to grow and evolve the TPM culture
Expand TPM success by collaborating with TPM peers and company TPM Leader to identify and implement best practices for company TPM program and standards.
What you need to Succeed
BS+ degree in Engineering: Preferable in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
5+ years hands on experience in manufacturing equipment and processes
Experience with Lean & TPM manufacturing principles
Ability to work in large cross-functional teams and at multiple levels in the organization (both salaried and shop floor operators / skilled trades team members)
Good communication and influencing skills – will be expected to coach and influence cultural shift within the plant in addition to providing program report outs to cross-functional team.
Displays strong coaching and influencing skills, along with the ability to inspire employees and managers on all levels.
Must be goal-oriented and proactive in problem solving, coupled with creativity and a high energy level.
Minimum 5 years of experience in equipment and/or facilities maintenance roles.
- Experience working in a union environment
The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes work boots, and hardhats.
Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.