DuPont Maintenance Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Maintenance Manager (Job Number: 017022W-01)


DuPont Industrial Biosciences is seeking a Maintenance Manager to join our leadership team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This role represents a unique opportunity to lead a multi-functional maintenance team at our Cedar Rapids, Iowa facility with a strong focus on people development and leadership. As a member of the plant management team, this role will utilize your technical background and people management skills to lead the maintenance team and effectively deliver exceptional performance.


  • Lead the maintenance team on the work system structure toeffectively manage and support the overall plant objectives and organizationalculture

  • Manage KPIs utilizing PPM, M&R metrics and continuous improvementinitiatives

  • Provideleadership to direct report employees along with facilitating career development,performance goals and feedback discussions

  • Lead training andstandardization initiatives for the maintenance team and ensure trainingdocumentation is in place. Identify and champion individual and team trainingneeds

  • Foster an environmentwith open communication and feedback

  • Manage maintenanceperformance (safety, quality of work and efficiency) along with metrics tomanage preventative maintenance, cost performance and equipment analysis

  • Actively collaborate and share best practices as a member of theglobal Maintenance team

  • Collaborate with plant teamsincluding Operations and Engineering to support new product and technologyintroductions

  • Ensure that theMaintenance team has proper resources for the execution of technical projects

  • Promote and supportchange in response to ongoing business needs

  • Accountable forestablishing and meeting fix and variable cost objectives.

  • Sets expectations foradherence to policies and procedures and safety standards.

  • Manages productionand/or maintenance areas and/or manufacturing services/functions.

  • Responsible for theoperation and/or maintenance of high hazard processes and/or multipleprocesses.



  • Bachelors of Science (BS) or higher degree in engineering,operations management or a related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of experiencesupervising and developing a multi-functional maintenance team in anindustrial/manufacturing environment. Equivalent education and experience will be considered.

  • Demonstrated ability to create a respectful work environment whereeveryone can contribute to their full potential

  • Demonstrated experience in setting and maintaining data metrics todrive decision making and improvement

  • Self-starter with good organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to lead, develop, coach and mentor others

  • Strong written and spoken communications skills

  • Demonstrated ability to create improvement plans for bothindividuals and teams

  • Working experience with a Centralized Maintenance Management System and/or SAP PM andMM

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Cedar Rapids

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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