Industrial Maintenance Team Lead - 2nd Shift

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Position Summary

Leads the maintenance team in executing preventative and corrective activities, including scheduling, coordination, and communication between all departments in the facility.  Completes maintenance repair and improvement activities and projects.  Accountable for personnel safety/PPE usage, 6S OEE metric, and work order metrics.

Position Responsibilities

  • Conducts advanced troubleshooting and repair of electrical and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Works with production, maintenance technicians, quality department, and operations management to plan and execute improvement activities.
  • Coordinates scheduled maintenance with scheduling, production, and maintenance departments to ensure parts, supplies, and personnel is in place.
  • Tracks progress of preventative and work order completion to ensure department goals are met.
  • Processes and completes preventative and corrective maintenance requests in a timely manner.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Supports and drives lean manufacturing projects and goals.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and promotes safety in the work areas; is always respirator-fit ready.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of manufacturing maintenance or equivalent experience required with demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Has successfully completed the 24-hour HAZWOPER training refresher course and adheres to appropriate procedures related to hazardous materials.
  • Understands, comprehends, complies with, and trains the department on Lock Out Tag Out procedures for all equipment, including fire extinguisher training and Hot Work sheets.
  • Proficient in electronic, mechanical and PLC troubleshooting and reading equipment schematics.
  • Demonstrates the  ability to be flexible and provides support to meet changing work demands and priorities.
  • Displays high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates the ability to multitask in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and customer skills are needed to keep the customer well informed of the status of their department’s equipment.

Education and Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associate degree in electrical or mechanical field of study or equivalent experience in a manufacturing or laboratory environment preferred.
  • Certification in mechanical, electrical, or other accredited industrial maintenance-related field preferred. 
  • Dependent on site, 3rd Grade Boiler License preferred.
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!


Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.


Oatey Total Rewards

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for our hourly associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.