Equipment Maintenance - Stamping Manager

Date:  Mar 30, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  749


HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

[Position Summary]

  • Coordinates, monitors, and performs specialized technical processes and related functions directly related to stamping activities in the maintenance department in an automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives.


[General Management

  • Report on status of assigned tasks at beginning, during, and conclusion.
  • In charge of shop wise maintenance index. (Downtime, Manpower, Preventive maintenance, Maintenance system, Equipment improvements, Safety/Environmental, Skill level etc.)
  • Prepare, execute, evaluate & improve the annual operation plan.
  • Oversee activities to encourage good teamwork. (Interview, Meeting, Events, Collaboration with expatriates)
  • Manage the production and downtime condition of the stamping shop.
  • Need Flexible work schedule based on department shift rotation plan and may need to support any urgent equipment issue including those outside of normal working hours (Night, Weekends, Holidays)
  • SAP & PM system should be maintained daily based on Stamping shop’s PM activities
  • Strong electrical and system engineering skills and knowledge and general mechanical understanding
  • Maintaining smooth relationships with external departments through communication and cooperation


[Budget & Spare parts Management]

  • Manage and monitor the purchasing, distribution and inventory control of maintenance material. (include Tools, Subsidiary materials etc.)
  • Follow proper spare parts management system in Stamping maintenance including R&R

(Approval of PR, Quotation, PO, Parts receiving, parts organizing, Parts issue and so on.)

  • Control the stamping maintenance budget of the year. (Monthly planning and analysis, Secure budget)


[Shop Member Management]

  • Supervise and control conflicts in the organization and support any team member issues. (Organization control, Recruitment, Disciplinary measure, appraisal etc.)
  • Clearly communicated to members about direction, company business decision and official information
  • Evaluate and mentor shop members to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Company policy enforcement


Qualifications & Preferences


  • More than 10 years maintenance career in the field of automated plants.                                
  • Experience in managing more than 30 team members.
  • Ability to understand drawing and specifications of electrical, mechanical systems.
  • Technical college or equivalent experience in electrical or mechanical concentration
  • Trouble shooting ability for PLC based automation equipment.                                                               
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


  • More than 5 years maintenance career in major automotive industry in US
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Holders of mechanical or electrical certifications
  • AB PLC program and control circuit experience
  • Performed many equipment installations including design study, paper work, inspection and testing new/modified equipment and processes
  • Stamping shop experience, preferably OEM with tandem servo press experience.


Competency Based: 

The Maintenance MGR of the stamping shop will manage all maintenance index, oversee the training, evaluation of maintenance team members. Also, understand process of the stamping shop.

  • Working With a Team
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Strategic thinking and mindset
  • Willingness for transformational changes
  • Flexibility


Travel Requirement

  • Domestic / International travel required.


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.
  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs. 
  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered.


Compensation & Benefit

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits.
  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan.


Other Information

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary
  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.


HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: Savannah