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Maintenance Manager, Manufacturing Operations



United States
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Cuberg, a Northvolt company based in Silicon Valley, is seeking a Maintenance Manager, Operations to oversee and optimize the operation of our groundbreaking lithium metal battery technology. As a leader in next-generation battery technology, Cuberg is leveraging its state-of-the-art lithium-ion manufacturing capabilities to rapidly scale up production of advanced batteries for a sustainable future. The Maintenance Manager, Operations will play a key role in ensuring safe and reliable operation of the production equipment while maintaining product quality and meeting production targets.


  • Develop and oversee the maintenance strategy for all equipment used in production operations
  • Supervise and train maintenance staff to ensure they are equipped with necessary skills to perform their duties to a high standard
  • Work with the engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve production-related equipment issues
  • Monitor production equipment performance to prevent unplanned downtime and maximize equipment uptime
  • Develop cost-effective maintenance plans to minimize operating expenses
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and equipment inventory
  • Participate in performance reviews of maintenance staff
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a maintenance or operations management role in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of maintenance management systems and computerized maintenance management software (CMMS)
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean or Six Sigma
  • A proven track record in developing and leading a high-performing team
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including generous stock options, to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

The San Francisco / Bay Area base salary range for this full-time position is $150K - $192K + equity + benefits.

  • Group health benefits that provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave