Maintenance Manager

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Date: Jun 5, 2024

Location: Rome, GA, US

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change




Maintenance Manager at Bekaert Corporation


Join the dynamic team at Bekaert Corporation as a Maintenance Manager, where your expertise will play a pivotal role in maintaining our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

This position is crucial for ensuring operational excellence and sustainability, directly impacting the company's success. As part of our commitment to innovation, the Maintenance Manager will have significant opportunities for professional growth through leading-edge projects and continuous improvement initiatives.  Collaborating closely with the engineering, production, and safety departments, you will develop and implement maintenance strategies that enhance efficiency and reliability. Your ability to drive performance improvements will not only contribute to our environmental goals but also to the overall productivity of the plant. 

What sets this role apart is the chance to be at the forefront of industry advancements within a globally recognized company, offering unparalleled career development prospects.

We emphasize an inclusive culture where every team member's contribution is valued and nurtured. If you are passionate about making a tangible difference in a company that prides itself on innovation and sustainability, we want to hear from you.


  • You will oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of maintenance operations to ensure our facilities are in optimal condition.
  • We expect you to lead a team of maintenance professionals by providing training, guidance, and support to achieve high performance and productivity.
  • You shall develop and implement a preventative maintenance program that minimizes unplanned downtime and extends the lifespan of equipment.
  • You will establish and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers to negotiate contracts for machinery, equipment, and supplies necessary for operations and maintenance.
  • We expect you to conduct regular inspections of facilities to identify and resolve issues before they escalate into larger problems.
  • You shall prepare detailed reports on maintenance activities, including costs incurred, resources used, and progress made, ensuring transparency and accountability.
  • You will manage the maintenance budget, making sure expenses stay within limits while still achieving operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • We expect you to stay current with the latest technologies and practices in maintenance management to continuously improve processes and systems.



  • Bachelor of Science in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent degree or 4 to 7  years of relevant working experience.
  • A working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, related maintenance processes and environmental equipment and regulation.
  • You must possess a strong understanding of industrial maintenance procedures and best practices, specifically within the manufacturing sector.
  • You should have proven experience in leading maintenance teams effectively, ensuring high levels of team performance and job satisfaction.
  • We require you to have comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations and the ability to implement these standards to maintain a safe working environment.
  • You need to demonstrate capability in project management, from planning and budgeting to execution and evaluation, with a focus on maintenance-related projects.
  • You should be adept at developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs that minimize downtime and ensure operational efficiency.
  • We expect you to have solid problem-solving skills, capable of diagnosing issues quickly and implementing effective solutions in a timely manner.
  • You must be proficient in using computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) to track maintenance work and analyze maintenance data.
  • You should exhibit excellent communication skills, able to clearly convey maintenance plans and expectations to your team and other stakeholders.


  • Equipment maintenance
  • Team leadership
  • Safety management
  • Budgeting
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Preventive maintenance strategies
  • Technical expertise
  • Inventory control
  • Maintenance scheduling


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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