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Date: May 18, 2018

Location: Crawfordsville, IN, US, 47933

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 12588 

Penguin Random House is the premier provider of distribution services in the publishing industry and we are seeking a skilled Facility Maintenance Manager.


In this role, you would be responsible for managing all maintenance activities across all shifts and communicate directly with Sr. Leadership, Facility Engineering and Managers.


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Manages Maintenance staff, including work assignments and scheduling
  • Recommend, coordinate & implement additions, modifications & improvements to facility systems
  • Works in partnership with Warehouse Management in identifying and resolving production problems
  • Establishes, monitors and works within Maintenance budgets
  • Participates in the planning and managing of capital projects
  • Determines the training needs and proposes methods to meet those needs
  • Determines which projects/activities will be outsourced and work with vendor to establish work scope and costs
  • Works with Facility Engineering, Insurance and State Inspectors to provide a safe working environment
  • Acts as a technical source for problem solving
  • Overall maintenance of equipment, building and premises


Essential Abilities or Functions:

  • Thorough knowledge of the facilities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizations skills
  • Ability to promote teamwork and work with others as a team
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • AutoCAD, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) skills preferred
  • Sets priorities with guidelines established by upper Management.
  • Resolves departmental problems.
  • Monitors safety issues.


Qualified candidates must possess:

  • High School Diploma or equivelency
  • Knowledge of conveyor systems, forklifts & other material handling equipment
  • Experience with complex conveyor sortation systems
  • At least six years of experience in a large, multi-shift maintenance operation
  • At least two years of supervisory experience in a large, multi-shift maintenance operation


We are pround to offer a casual work environment and a rich benefits package to include Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance for which you are eligible your first day, 401k and a generous paid time off program to support a healthy work/life balance.




Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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