Assistant Maintenance Manager

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  • Location:

    Elmsford, United States

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  • Contact:

    Dan Dubay

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Job Description

For almost 50 years, Lighthouse Professional Services has worked to provide full-service consulting and staffing partnerships to clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and the Carolinas. Our innovative solutions can reach all areas within your firm including: Administrative, Information Technology, Engineering, Finance, Clerical and Light Industrial.

Lighthouse Professional Services committed to the success of the companies, candidates and employees we serve. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.


We are currently seeking a ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE MANAGER in New Brunswick, NJ.


Position Summary and Special Duties:

As a (an) ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE MANAGER your day to day duties will consist of and may not be limited to: Responsibilities include providing support to the Maintenance Manager in the following areas:

  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program for plant equipment utilizing manuals as well as PC based tools. 
  • Leads the maintenance team in performing diagnostic troubleshooting on all plant equipment. 
  • Monitors quality of repairs
  • Interprets production reports and their use in improving operations
  • Interfaces with production management and line personnel to dine the most effective ways to operate equipment
  • Purchases and maintains proper spare parts in inventory that will balance tying up capital with minimizing plant downtime
  • Interfaces with boiler chemical suppliers to ensure proper maintenance of boiler
  • Identifies building and physical plant repair issues
  • Maintains porter schedule to maximize cleaning effectiveness of plant and machinery
  • Maintains proper inventory of chemical supplies
  • Interfaces with production personnel to allow repairs to be made to minimize impact on production
  • Controls energy costs through effective monitoring of machine performance and operation schedules
  • Maintains safety programs
  • Updates technical publication library (equipment, blueprints, schematics, etc.)
  • Process bills promptly, resolves billing issues and informs A/P of billing disputes


Required Skills:


  • Knowledge of industrial equipment fundamentals including electrical wiring, electrical components, pneumonic systems, steam systems, water systems, hydraulics and building maintenance
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents (blueprints, wiring diagrams, manuals, etc.)
  • Ability to use basic hand tools properly and safely
  • Experience responding in a time-sensitive environment with urgency
  • Ability to interface with vendors and purchase parts in an effective manner, including cost-saving pricing and delivery
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper licensing needed to legally operate specific plant machines (boiler license, etc.)
  • Understands basic energy utilization principles


*** This position works a 5-day work week which will include at least one weekend day per week ***


This highly visible position requires you to supervise all aspects of the industrial maintenance department, including personnel, purchasing, machinery repair, preventive maintenance systems, etc.  Position reports to the Maintenance Manager.


  • Very hands on
  • Floor 90% of the day supervising mechanics and porters
  • Acts as manager in his absence



  • Duration: Direct Hire
  • Location: New Brunswick, NJ
  • Salary: $85-90K
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Shift: Will work one weekend day (5 days on, two off)----First shift – 6-4:30 or so

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.