Senior Specialist, Operations Maintenance Coordination

Date: May 31, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

 A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Location: BWP

Southwire Job Description

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Operations Maintenance Coordination

Location: Carrollton, GA: Building Wire Plant

Job Summary/Objective:
The Senior Specialist, Operations Maintenance Coordination role is responsible for overall coordination of maintenance activity that is required to ensure equipment reliability at the lowest cost.
 Key aspects of this position include:
•    Ensuring overall effectiveness and safe execution of the various maintenance processes (planning, scheduling, reactive/breakdown, preventive, predictive, autonomous, etc.).
•    Providing ‘gatekeeping’ for requested work while determining approval and timing of work execution or disapproval for discretionary requests.
•    Sharing ownership of maintenance budget adherence by aligning maintenance and production leadership during capacity based weekly scheduling of maintenance resources for production and facility assets.
•    Communicating effectively between maintenance, production, engineering, and contract resources.
•    Maintaining accurate information on maintenance work requests so that maintenance resources can meet or exceed the expectations of each requestor.

Key Responsibilities
•    Safety of maintenance work execution in the facility
•    Manages problem solving requirements on consequential and/or chronic equipment issues.
•    Ensures planner feedback for significant deviation in work execution and duration.
•    Drives PM compliance through prioritization during scheduling activities.
•    Reviews notifications to ensure accurate input and prioritization of information.
•    Serves as the gate keeper for routine work approval/disapproval. 
•    Builds the weekly schedule based on available capacity of resources.
•    Manages ‘break-in’ work impacts to weekly schedule, adjusting to meet production needs.
•    Leads maintenance budget development and management. 
•    Tracks transactional process performance including data accuracy and ability to meet customer expectations.

Education, Experience and Skills

Education, Experience, and Skills
Minimum Education Level: Bachelors Degree or a combination of education and experience 
Years of Experience: 9+
Field of Expertise: 5+ years of Manufacturing experience and 3+ years of Leadership experience
Other Preferred Skills, Licenses, & Certificates:    
SAP PM Fluency 
Prior scheduling responsibilities
Budget management 
Spans of Control

Reports To (Supervisor Title): Operations Manager or Materials Manager
Scope:    Single Location
Travel, Physical Requirements, Working Conditions, and Equipment
Travel:    Domestic- Up to 25%
Workplace Setting: In Office / On Site (4+ days a week)


Action Oriented
Balances Stakeholders
Customer Focus
Nimble Learning
Plans and Aligns

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & More 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta