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Maintenance & Repair Site Manager

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Date: Nov 18, 2020

Primary Location: Story City, IA, US, 50248

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  47238 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

This is a full-time position responsible for managing a major component repair facility located near Ames, IA. The position entails full accountability for safety, cost management and refurbishment of gearboxes and heavy industrial power electronics. 


This individual will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and leading initiatives to ensure team health and safety
  • Creating accurate production forecasting and planning to meet customer requirements
  • Continually improving performance indicators such as efficiency, cycle time, cost management, customer satisfaction
  • Maintaining, hiring and training a highly engaged and motivated team
  • Identifying and championing innovative opportunities that are complementary to current capabilities and that grow the business
  • Working effectively with suppliers and customers for mutual benefit
  • Driving the direction of the facility to continue improving its production and cost position


Additional Qualifications helpful to the role:

  • Subject expert on gearbox/drivetrain systems or power converters new build or refurbishment
  • Expert knowledge of SAP-Production Planning
  • Expert use of Excel, PowerPivot, PowerBI for data analysis
  • Six Sigma Belt, Lean, or ASQ CQE Certification

Job Overview

Leaders in this position have overall management accountability for the team of maintenance specialists, technicians, engineers, and contractors involved in major maintenance activities. This position manages internal and external resources to Deliver Certainty in all disciplines of major maintenance activities to achieve objectives for: safety, environmental, quality, schedule, and cost compliance.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Focuses on streamlining activities through the use of lean maintenance techniques and standardized processes and procedures
•   Assumes overall accountability for internal employee development and performance management
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience: 5+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Maintenance/Construction
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Location:  Story City, Iowa 
Other Work Locations:  Iowa 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines