For almost 200 years, PQ Corporation has envisioned the future of performance materials, chemicals and catalysts through collaborative innovation, making products that touch all of us, every day.
Cleaner Emissions - Our Catalysts and Refining Services products and solutions help companies produce vehicles with improved fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions.
Safer Travels - We produce highly engineered Performance Materials that help make highways and airports safer for drivers, pedestrians, pilots and passengers
Better Care - Our products are critical ingredients in consumer applications that help make teeth brighter and skin softer
Carbon-Free - With inorganic and carbon-free products, we contribute to improving the sustainability of our planet.
We are a leading global provider of specialty catalysts, materials, chemicals, and services that enable environmental improvements, enhance consumer products, and increase personal safety.
We are searching for a Maintenance Manager for our Refining Services/Eco Services division at our Houston, TX plant.
Responsibilities will include:
Responsible for the overall effectiveness of the mechanical and instrument/electrical maintenance functions. Utilize industry leading metrics to track the effectiveness of these three areas.
Responsible for the proper management of the Storeroom inventory.
Submit & manage yearly departmental budgets.
Provide long-term direction to the maintenance department.
Assist in ensuring equipment reliability by following good maintenance practices in repairs, inspections, preventive & predictive maintenance, as well as following the appropriate standards for new equipment installation.
Ensure all work is performed to comply with all applicable regulations (OSHA 1910.119, RMP, etc.)
Maintain an up to date plan for continuous improvement
Participate on both Enterprise as well as Management sponsored teams
Actively support and enforce the plant's HSE standards
Actively support and promote continuous improving performance standards
Manage Your area or Responsibility
Participate on the Houston Management Team any required Enterprise Teams
Lead Enterprise and Houston continuous improvement teams
Support Management Team initiates and help drive change
Provide miscellaneous leadership such as rotating duty superintendent, Supervisor Safety Meetings and so forth.
Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall HSE performance for the Maintenance department
Responsible for the compliance to all regulatory requirements
Conduct periodic department safety meetings.
Adhere to & administer the Supervisor's Performance Standards
Responsible for ensuring that all maintenance employees are properly trained in all plant activities (HAZWOPER, Skills certifications, process overview, etc.)
Motivate employees to maintain HSE as #1 priority.
Responsible for providing training of new department members in the following:
Policies and procedures (PPE, operating manuals)
Monitoring of implementation of HSE activities and follow-up and correction of discrepancies
Participation in risk assessment audits (PHA, CTA, JSA, etc.) as applicable.
Incident investigations and corrective measures
Education and Work Experience Requirements:
10-15 years of advanced Maintenance/Storeroom leadership
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Advanced education, MS, MA, or MBA or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Specific Job Requirements
Must be knowledgeable on maintenance best practices
Must be knowledgeable on Storeroom best practices
Must be knowledgeable in basic accounting & budgeting fundamentals
Must be able to perform mathematical calculations
Must be proficient with all applicable computer systems (MS Office, etc.)
Must be aware of applicable regulatory requirements
AP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software experience. This would include Oracle, PeopleSoft, JDE, etc.