Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and systems supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9,8 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • SUMMARY: Lead the site Maintenance function in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure. Responsible for RCM principles through maintenance work identification, prioritization, planning, scheduling and execution and ensure adherence and timely completion of work carried out.
  • The successful candidate will have a bright future at Mahle with a real ability to make a difference. We are excited for what the future holds and are looking for solutions minded, positive people to assist in leading this team. This is a very valued role within the MAHLE team at our Dayton facility.Primary role is to Increase the plant maintenance effectiveness, through improved machine reliability and availability, improving MTBF, and machine downtime reduction, managing and implement improvement plans, driving Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) while ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to. In conjunction with the Department Head, will manage the team on technical best practices and establish standard policies and procedures while mentoring and leading the department. Implement and manage continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and maintenance work processes.

Your Skills & Strengths

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE #Bachelors degree required, Engineering preferred. #Technical capability and understanding of RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance principles #Must be able to work under pressure and bring a positive attitude to the team. #Proven interpersonal, technical and managerial skills. #Extensive plant level experience with significant proven experience in converting a reactive maintenance environment to a proactive maintenance environment through implementation of RCM principles: #Preserve equipment, machine and system function. #Identify and analyze how functions are defeated (failure modes). #Addressing failure modes by importance. #Defines applicable maintenance task candidates and selects the most effective one for the important failure modes #Understanding the essence of quality control plans (QCP) for maintenance activities and lean manufacturing principles #Experience of creating budgets for maintenance, but also managing maintenance costs #Understanding of IATF 16949, OSHA, and ISO 14001 #Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office & SAP PM and MM modules #A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate others #Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Facts about the job

Entry level

Experienced hires


MAHLE Behr Dayton L.L.C.

Functional area

Production, Production Production planning, Production Production

Functional area

Production, Production Production planning, Production Production


MAHLE Behr Dayton L.L.C.


Dayton, Ohio

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

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