Maintenance Manager

Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76208

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: Denton

Southwire Job Description

The following is a list of specific duties, which are essential functions of this job.  

  • Direct employees in installation and repair of electrical and mechanical systems, apparatus, and components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical codes, manuals, schematics, and blueprints. 
  • Schedule and assign employees to daily task of maintaining the facility and production equipment via work orders – Follow up to ensure work is completed. 
  • Direct outside contractors in installation of machines and equipment following electrical code, suppliers’ recommendations, and blueprints. 
  • Provide leadership and support to guide employees in testing malfunctioning machinery using test equipment and discuss malfunctions with other maintenance workers to properly diagnose malfunction. 
  • Provide leadership and support of Lean Manufacturing initiatives. 
  • Responsible for HVAC, chillers, boilers, air compressors, pumps and electrical systems  
  • Diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, steam and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. 
  • Access existing equipment and process deficiencies, by working with other operation team members, including process engineers. Modify equipment and/or processes to achieve Principal Objective. 
  • Direct/manage the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiate reordering when necessary.  
  • Negotiate and develop relationships with vendors to ensure we are getting the best prices.  

Experience and Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline and or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Previous technical supervisory experience demonstrating the ability to manage.
  • Experience troubleshooting mechanical systems with electronic controls.
  • Five years of electrical experience with manufacturing equipment.
  • Five years of mechanical experience with manufacturing equipment.
  • Digital controls troubleshooting experience
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills and be able to read specs and prints. 
  • Must be able to use and manipulate computer applications such Word and Excel.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing and walking throughout the 8-12 hour shift, regularly lifting up to 40 lbs., frequent pulling, pushing and bending. The ability to perform visual inspection is a necessity. On Call for Plant 24/7.


Attracts Top Talent
Drives Results
Decision Quality
Financial Acumen
Communicates Effectively

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: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas