Hearth and Home Technologies is the world’s largest manufacturer of hearth products (gas, electric and wood burning fireplaces, as well as Stoves) with a long history of exceptional products and customer satisfaction.

This Maintenance Project Manager position in Lake City, MN. This position will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and will be a key member of the facilities department.

A successful Maintenance Project Manager will impact the business by:

  • Define the scope and objectives/criteria of the project in collaboration with the management team.
  • Analyze Downtime & Cost Data collection and evaluate for equipment uptime improvement.
  • Design and implement Continuous Improvement opportunities on site that improve machine uptime, reduce downtime, and maintain equipment quality capability as a whole and track the results.
  • Determine the resources required to complete projects on time, on budget and ensure all resources are allocated effectively.
  • Maintain & improve CMMS PM schedule & processes.
  • Lead project meetings, prepare and communicate project status documents and all other information, resources, and decision records to ensure effective process and maximize waste elimination.
  • Answer production service calls and dispatch maintenance members.
  • Communicate with MRO Purchasing Coordinator to track and release projects based on purchased parts delivery date.
  • Maintain completed CMMS work order database.
  • Communicate with management to schedule and track departmental work orders.
  • Implement/schedule on site formal maintenance training program.
  • Manage all external service providers and schedule service as needed to be able to maximize overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Delegate work orders to team members based on skills and expertise.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Supervisor on work orders that do not have clearly defined impact and effort.
  • Use CAD program to generate parts drawings and equipment modifications and improvements.

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • High level of self-direction.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams at multiple levels inside and outside the organization to ensure equipment reliability.
  • Great organizational skills including attention to detail, and an ability to work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, with tight time frames and deadlines.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Prior background in project management programs preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective interaction and communication with vendors and internal customers addressing equipment specifications and issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both formally and informally throughout the organization.
  • Ability to work alternate hours when required to support projects or organizational problems or train members.
  • Requires frequent decision-making having significant company-wide impact.
  • Demands creative new solutions to complex problems. Duties involve more confidentiality/delayed detection of error with higher cost potential/higher impact on the organization

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, management, business or a related field
  • 3-5 years of proven work experience as a Project Manager or Project Coordinator
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • AutoCAD/Solid Works experience preferred
  • Professional certification preferred

Benefits that start Day 1

  • Health Care: Full medical, dental and vision
  • Life and short and long term disability paid in full by company
  • Three weeks paid time off
  • 10 Paid holidays Mon – Fri; 8 Paid holidays Mon – Thurs
  • 401K and 6% company match
  • Profit Sharing – Quarterly (Eligible after 1 year of service)
  • Paid Parental Leave (Eligible after 1 year of service)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (Eligible after 6 months of service)
  • $10,000 Adoption / Surrogacy Reimbursement (Eligible after 1 year of service)

About Working for Hearth & Home Technologies
Take ownership of your career with a job that ignites your passions and rewards your hard work. At Hearth & Home Technologies, you will have the opportunity to Burn Brighter working with a supportive team developing industry-leading hearth products.