Manage the maintenance of all Primary End mechanical equipment, projects, and maintenance personnel to keep equipment operating in a safe manner while eliminating downtime to maintain high utilization and throughput of product in a cost effective manner. Train and mentor team members, regularly evaluating the teams skill level versus departmental technology.
Continuous planning and organizing of outages, including ordering and maintaining adequate spares parts and equipment.
Interacting with vendors and service companies to provide on time and cost effective maintenance service during outages.
Schedule all outside contractor personnel to efficiently maintain the Primary End department buildings, equipment and associated systems as needed.
Work closely with operations department personnel to reduce downtime and improve equipment utilization, utilizing reliability centered maintenance techniques.
Assure outside contractor employees adhere to company and OSHA standards in safety.
Enforce company practices and policies with outside contractors as well as departmental personnel.
Work closely with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to manage the department maintenance budget
Work closely with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to develop and manage the department capital plan
Drive continuous improvement projects
Interface with the workforce regarding safety, costs, productivity and scheduling.
Responsible for insuring completion of jobs as well as assigning tasks to the Mechanical Maintenance Team.
Coach and train the work force to develop a “culture of safety”
Implement and monitor all facets of the department safety program.
Assign responsibility for safety observation corrective actions and ensure timely completion.
Recognize, avoid and where possible eliminate hazards within the department.
Attend and conduct as needed the monthly OSHA safety meeting
Manage the administration of the Safety Observations Program throughout the Maintenance Team.
Work with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to ensure Lockout/Tagout program and Confined Space entry program are kept up to date.
Schedule personnel and equipment:
Coordinate the mechanical maintenance team to support department needs, maintaining proper manning levels, proper skill levels within the team and manage work schedules as needed to support the departments needs.
Oversee and manage overtime costs to maintain the department budget.
Work with the Maintenance Planner to thoroughly plan and organize outage schedule timeline, continuously updating plan and adjusting resources as required to meet agreed cost and deadline goals.
Hold regular meetings with the maintenance team to review open projects status and reassign resources as needed to complete projects on time and with in budget.
Approve direct reports work hours within time keeping system. As well as, oversee and manage overtime costs to maintain the department budget.
Maintain and manage open work orders within the maintenance management software for outage and downtime jobs.
Work to develop and make revisions to lockout procedures
Work to develop and make revisions to preventative maintenance procedures
Work with maintenance team to develop safe job procedures
Coordinate with appropriate personnel and departments to maintain buildings and equipment at a level that insures the safety of the work force and attainment of production goals.
Coordinate with operations and maintenance personnel to assure that required planned maintenance occurs during scheduled down days and outages.
Drive new projects through to completion
Order and maintain adequate spares parts and equipment to avoid extended downtime
Train all outside contractor personnel on specific plant/departmental safety programs.
Continually look for opportunities to improve the skills of the maintenance team.
Conduct Safety meetings as required
Conduct crew meetings as required
Conduct contractor meetings as required
Hold regular scheduled maintenance outage meetings as required
Publish detailed maintenance outage plans in a timely manner
Establish and communicate daily maintenance plan to both day maintenance team as well as shift maintenance operators.
Communicate in a timely manor to keep supervisor informed on open projects, personnel development, project status, current equipment conditions, future capital needs,etc
Manage the implementation of all applicable company and commercial standards:
Lockout Tagout and Confined Space Entry Programs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
BS, BSME, BSEE in industrial maintenance field or a minimum of 15 years experience in maintenance
Minimum five years of heavy industrial maintenance experience (including hydraulic circuits/devices).
Minimum five years experience in troubleshooting and maintaining industry equipment such as cranes, gearboxes, pumps etc.
Experience scheduling/managing people
Experience developing an outage schedule
A high level of written and oral communication skills.
Mid to high-level computer skills.
Good working knowledge of industrial Instrumentation. Calibration of Instrumentation, such as Flow Meters, Position Transducers(LVDT), Pressure Transducers, Accelerometers, RTD’s, and Thermocouples.
Strong organizational and leadership skills.
Experience managing multi day maintenance outages
Experience managing the installation of new equipment
Previous management experience with in the field of industrial maintenance
Experience in managing employees using a “Team” concept.
Experience developing Lockout Tagouts
Experience commissioning new equipment
Experience in electric arc furnaces
Experience in continuous casters
Experience in supervising pipefitters, welders and riggers