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Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60629

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

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Required Skills

  • Develops and executes programs to improve overall equipment efficiencies and plant reliability.
  • Manages day to day plant maintenance activities with focus on long term reliability improvements.
  • Leads the site maintenance team on developing work system structure to help achieve plant objectives and organizational culture.
  • Manages maintenance performance (safety, quality of work, efficiency, cost, equipment analysis) utilizing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), defined maintenance metrics, and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provides leadership to direct report employees along with facilitating career development, performance goals and feedback discussions.
  • Leads standardized training initiatives for the maintenance team; identifies and champions individual and team training needs.
  • Collaborates with plant teams including Operations and Engineering to support new product and technology implementations.
  • Ensures that the Maintenance team has proper resources for the execution of all tasks and projects.
  • Managescritical spare parts requirement to maintain optimal plant performance.
  • Ensures that a safe working environment is provided for all maintenance employees and all work is performed to meet the site’s environmental and PSM compliance requirements.
  • Participates in EHS incident investigations and completes corrective actions in a timely manner.
  • Oversees capital/maintenance outage events for successful planning and executions.
  • Develops and implements plant maintenance strategies and improvement initiatives.
  • Identifies, monitors, and maintains key performance indicators (KPI’s) for maintenance and communicates to the craftsman level.
  • Leads in the development and improvement of Preventative and Predictive maintenance programs and their implementation across the site.
  • Establishes and manages maintenance budget and continuously drives cost reduction.

Required Education/Experience/Certifications Required/Sought:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required (Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in maintenance engineering field including leadership/management experience in petro-chemical plants
  • Working knowledge of PSM programs

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago