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Maintenance Team Coordinator (NGDV)

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, South Carolina, Spartanburg
December 08, 2022

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh company

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.


Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500, multi-billion-dollar company employing over 14,000 people worldwide. Oshkosh Corporation leads the way in manufacturing and marketing the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment and is proud to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG, Pierce, Oshkosh Defense, McNeilus, IMT, Jerr-Dan, Frontline, Oshkosh Airport Products, London and Pratt Miller. We are proud to have been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies (2016-2021) and World's Best Employer of 2020 by Forbes, and a Military Friendly Employer (Victory Media, 2017-2021).

At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Oshkosh Defense is proud to be developing the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle for the United States Postal Service (USPS). We are dedicated to meeting or exceeding our customers' ever-changing delivery vehicle needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems. Oshkosh operates with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

We're on a mission to find strong, caring, and passionate team members to join our Oshkosh family. Connect with the team that has made a difference in people's lives for the last 100 years and will continue to for decades to come. Become a part of our environment where people are empowered, involved, developed, and connected; to support our mission critical customers and communities where we live and work. Let's build something meaningful together!


The Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for leading, developing, and sustaining standard operating/production procedures, safety, quality control, cost, delivery, and continuous improvement initiatives within the Maintenance department. This position provides maintenance leadership support to all areas of the facility and will be responsible for leading multi-craft maintenance team members assigned in various areas.

  • Responsible for ensuring optimum equipment availability within the parameters of the highest quality & safety practices
  • Create work instructions and training documents for troubleshooting various manufacturing equipment
  • Manage external vendors on day-to-day tasks, obtaining quotes for facility projects, and leading those projects to completion
  • Lead and manage all maintenance team member activities
  • Audit and improve preventive maintenance processes and procedures
  • Assist maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting
  • Continually monitor existing operations and implement possible improvements or cost reductions by preparing related analysis, layouts, and other supportive data
  • Actively participate and drive root cause analysis, countermeasure implementation, and PM optimization
  • Enlist cross functional support to ensure timely resolution of problems and the prompt implementation of improvements
  • Ability to work any shift including overtime, holidays, weekends, and shutdowns
  • Participate in a teamwork atmosphere and contribute to cross functional activities such as continuous improvement initiatives, Kaizen activities, standardized work improvement, cost savings, TPM, and other improvement activities
  • Successfully lead and function within a team, and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Assist in training new team members, as needed
  • Keep work area clean and orderly according to 5S standards and conduct audits pertaining to 5S, safety, and PMs
  • Lead & direct maintenance team members on specific tasks, as required, to ensure the most cost effective and productive use of Wrench Time
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Associate Degree in a technical manufacturing field (Mechatronics, Industrial Electronics, General Engineering, etc.)
  • 2+ years full time industrial maintenance leadership experience
  • Proficient computer skills, especially knowledge of MS-Office package and CMMS
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with others at various levels using both oral/written communication
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure - complete assigned task under stressful situations and respond efficiently to emergency situations
  • Highly motivated with demonstrated ambition - drive to achieve personal and professional development
  • Support company policies and maintain high morale
  • Flexibility with new ideas and changing environments
  • Coach and train others through influence and constructive feedback


  • Previous leadership experience (Maintenance Supervisor/Manager)
  • Experience in automotive manufacturing maintenance
  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) certification through the Society of Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) or related Maintenance Management Certification
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or Project Management certifications

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.