IMMEDIATE OPENINGS: MKE education positions!  Learn More

Current Job Openings

Facilities Maintenance Manager - Chicago, IL

Post Date: 04/08/2021

Req. Number: 87137

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60634


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is recruiting for an experienced Facilities Maintenance Manager to work in the Chicago, IL area.

The individual fulfilling this role is responsible for insuring the facility is safe and well-functioning at all times while managing all maintenance services including the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, building and other facilities.

This is a direct hire opportunity offering a competitive compensation and benefit package! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement, and much more.


  • Implement safety vision by chairing the site safety committee, tracking and reporting root cause counter measures related to safety, and making sure safety and shop work rules are clearly communicated.
  • Implements and maintains PM system for all manufacturing and facility equipment.
  • Planning, budgeting and scheduling facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs.
  • Responsible for scheduling of operations, both corrective and preventative maintenance functions, and delegating to staff.
  • Schedules maintenance activities of both internal and external resources in conjunction with the operations team.
  • Maintains PM procedure documentation.
  • Ability to be hands on in repairing and maintaining equipment and facilities and needs to develop staff to insure cross training in all maintenance tasks.
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems maintenance and repair.
  • Building run 480V 3 phase electrical.
  • Ability to assess issues and determine whether to resolve internally or with external resources.
  • Experience with PLC and/or microprocessor control as first level troubleshooting of these systems is required.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic system repair, maintenance, and trouble shooting.
  • Knowledge of building hot water heating system repair, maintenance, and trouble shooting.
  • Needs to hold a stationary engineering license or be willing to obtain one as process equipment utilizes a high pressure steam boiler.
  • Basic machining and MiG welding skills to perform simple repairs and fabricate tools and fixtures.
  • Oversees daily operation of the facility including but not limited to custodial staff, plumbing, building structure, and landscaping.
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel.
  • Plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including cost estimates.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment and replacement parts. Stock and maintains inventory of key supplies and repair parts to minimize downtime
  • Oversees outside contractors that render services and maintenance support for tasks that cannot be handled internally
  • Manages the department and leads the processes associated with selection, development and performance management of direct reports
  • Conduct performance evaluations for employees
  • Monitor employee’s work against goals, providing appropriate coaching, feedback and corrections to ensure quality work is performed
  • Administer company's time and attendance policy along with the employee handbook guidelines; apply all policies thoroughly and consistently
  • Handle employee questions, comments, concerns and suggestions in an appropriate manner with regards to fairness and discretion, as outlined in the company handbook.



  • BS or associate degree with technical training in plant engineering or factory/plant maintenance preferred; HS education minimum; specialized degree or study in mechanics desired
  • Needs to hold a Stationary Engineering License or be willing to obtain one.
  • Demonstrated experience with a minimum of eight to ten five years of progressive experience and responsibility in a maintenance field and within a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of powered Maintenance equipment (Lathe, Band Saw, Milling Machine, etc.), manual and powered material handling equipment, and hand and power tools
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team while being firm and holding individuals accountable
  • Experience with 6 Sigma/LEAN manufacturing practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications


How to Apply:

Please click "Apply Online" below and search for Job Number 87137

Apply Online

Equal Opportunity Employer

Need a job? Click here to apply  Apply Now

Apply Now