Maintenance Group Leader

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Lafayette, Indiana, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Group Leader-Maintenance

Maintenance Department


Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive is in Lafayette, Indiana and we employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof. SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant in North America. We are proud to offer premium-free health, vision, and dental insurance to our Associates as well as highly competitive introductory wage.


Outline of duties:

  • Supervise & lead maintenance activities of a group of maintenance Associates.
  • Analyze current failures, equipment breakdowns & PM activities to reduce risk of equipment malfunctions & breakdown which impact the overall efficiency of the section.
  • Coordinate with production and engineering requirements to support productivity goals.
  • Other duties include direct supervision of Associates, coordination of manning levels, making Associate assignments & activities, ensure safe working conditions of Associates & equipment, control budgets & parts inventories, ensure compliance of company policies, procedures & rules, apply appropriate corrective action when necessary, develop & maintain maintenance activity reports, manage & control overtime, and conduct shift meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 - 5 years Industrial Maintenance in a manufacturing facility.
  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills.
  • 1 - 3 years Leadership experience working in a team-based environment.
  • Required skills to include knowledge of all jobs within the work group, PC based office applications, Windows, MS Office, and PLC systems.
  • Ability to Lead, develop, implement, and maintain all predictive and preventive maintenance activities within the department.
  • Ability to read and understand Drawings, Prints and Schematics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Mitsubishi PLC Experience
  • Previous work experience in mechanical & electrical concepts & Automated equipment
  • Automated assembly line experience
  • Friction Roller Drive and Power & Free Conveyor Systems
  • Basic Knowledge of SAP Maintenance System and Parts inventory Control
  • Basic Knowledge of Project Management and Budget control
  • B.S. Degree in a related field of study



Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette