Based on 1,061 responses, the job of Maintenance Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.06 out of 5. On average, Maintenance Managers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Manager?
It is a tough job with penalties applying if the OEM's are stopped because of our machines, do your job well and try to reduce the pressure applied with the JIT system applying.
"The level of paperwork required to do job."
Research company, find out as much as possible processes of company, ask for specifics. Ask as many questions as possible, ensure PD meets pay grade.
"More about programming industrial computers / PLC's."
Listen and learn from everyone here. You dont know everything!
"Make sure you are approriatly compensated."
Same as above. Do not commit to 24 hrs. On call as a salaried manager.
Pros: Small company, good hours, provided housing.
Cons: Dealing with human and or non human excrement.
Pros: Troubleshooting. People. Atmosphere. Challenging. Clean.
Cons: Lack of training in the facility, commute.
"To negotiate for higher salary."
Learn as much as possible in your field broden your horizons. Renegotiate wages on annual bases. Keep up on average salaries for your job title. You will be surprised as to what you are told and what is really paid.