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Function Manager Maintenance DC (758583BR)





Windsor, Wisconsin, United States

Job Summary

Walgreens Distribution Centers offer the opportunity to work in a clean, climate-controlled environment that is state of the art and highly-automated.
Responsible for managing maintenance and repair on equipment, machinery, electrical and power systems, and creating, grounds and developing systems to insure uninterrupted services and operations. Responsible for forming safety program and assigned operations projects. Manages, trains and coaches technicians. Performs other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities

• Manages and directs activities of maintenance technicians in all areas of the building. Trains technicians in their assignments. Facilitates professional development by conducting on-the-job training, performance appraisals, and needs assessments. Responsible for recommending and assisting in the development of training curricula.
• Directs repair of all equipment, machinery, electrical and power systems, and building and building systems to ensure uninterrupted services and operations. Serves as mentor and technical resource for technician troubleshooting and work methods.
• Recommends and plans maintenance programs and work schedules to minimize equipment "downtime".
• Manages maintenance and repair of the developing grounds to include lawn and landscape services, sanitary upkeep and parking lot.
• Manages department: budget, hours worked and assignments of work. Daily manages staffing needs for designated department: vacations, monitors turnover and volume.
• Within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, directs, coordinates, and controls the activities, plans, and programs of the immediate staff, enforces company policies & procedures. Implements Safety Programs.
• Conducts MBWA (Manage by Walking Around). Ensures team member safety by reinforcing compliance to Walgreens and Regulatory standards. Observes and coaches to maintain high standards of technician work methods. Addresses team member concerns, communicates essential information, and enforces distribution center policy guidelines.
• Develops, reviews and recommends methods of operational improvement within their function area involving equipment, systems, corrections, activities and practices within their area’s responsibility.
Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED and at least 2 years of experience in a Maintenance lead position, assisting management with the assignment of work and responsibilities to coworkers, and/or other managerial tasks (e.g. monitoring work, taking attendance, etc.)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a facilities, United States Armed Forces, distribution and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) including preventive maintenance system implementation and optimization.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.
  • Experience coaching, mentoring and training others.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a technical area such as electrical, mechanical, or other engineering disciplines.
  • Knowledge of Automated Control Systems.
  • At least 2 years maintenance experience with computer and programmable logic controller (PLC) based automated material handling/ manufacturing systems.
  • Experience with Reliability Centered Maintenance / Predictive Maintenance techniques including infrared thermography, vibration analysis and oil analysis.
  • Experience with Maintenance Spares Inventory Management.
  • Experience with SPC (Statistical Process Control) for equipment performance.
  • Basic level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: opening a table in datasheet view, entering data, filtering data, creating a form, modifying a form layout, applying themes, running, sorting and saving queries, creating and formatting a report, changing report test, adding an image, printing labels, navigating through records, and/or exporting to Excel).
  • At least 2 years of experience directly managing 10 or more people in a multiple department area or facility.