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Responsible for providing the maintenance and engineering support required to meet the plant objectives of safety, environmental, quality, and productivity consistent with operating goals.
Essential Job Duties:
Comply with all of Oxbows Health & Safety Policies.
Maintain safety standards to ensure all employees and contractors are complying with Oxbow Calcinings policies to include, but not limited to: wearing proper personal protective equipment, maintaining housekeeping standards, reviewing and performing JSAs and JSOPs, confined space permits, hot work permits, lock-out tag-out procedures, and quarterly safety card compliance.
Responsible for the maintenance and checking of safety devices, e.g., guards, pressure relief devices, safety systems, fire protection equipment, etc.
Oversees the assignment of maintenance work orders and monitors the correction action.
Instructs and supervises the supervisor to ensure that the maintenance personnel perform the necessary inspections, installations, and repairs in a safe and efficient manner.
Advises personnel in other departments on matters relating to the safe and efficient functioning of plant equipment and facilities.
Assist in the preparation of plant maintenance and capital project budgets.
Develops, implements, and monitors programs to assure the efficient use of maintenance and contractor labor and material.
Coordinates maintenance work with other departments to minimize overall cost of maintenance and to minimize downtime and delays.
Initiates and carries out preventive maintenance schedules on equipment and facilities that would otherwise result in costly breakdown repairs.
Consults with maintenance supervisor to ensure that needed spare parts are carried in the storeroom where such inventory would result in less downtime or more efficient maintenance.
Requests supplies, spare parts, services per the Oxbow Procurement Policy giving sufficient details for ordering and adequate time for delivery.
Develops plant maintenance procedures on new installations.
Requests new and replacement parts or equipment that is of good quality and reliability and meets all federal, state, and Oxbow codes and specifications.
Responds to employee suggestions or comments in a manner that will induce cooperative efforts.
Observes and evaluates performance of the maintenance department personnel and initiates recommendations or disciplinary reports as necessary.
Reviews, evaluates and advises plant manager on status of engineering projects for the plant.
Performs or supervises special plant studies in support of plant projects.
Coordinates and oversees maintenance projects performed by outside contractors.
Monitors and controls the use of company-provided tools, equipment, and consumable items in the maintenance department.
Ensures that the work areas, equipment, and work practices are in compliance with the regulatory codes, statues, and company requirements.
Reports all injuries, regardless of seriousness, immediately to the plant manager.
Advises the plant manager on matters relating to the improvement and the continued safe functioning of plant equipment and facilities.
Assists in the development of written safety procedures prepared for job performed in the maintenance department.
Ensures compliance with safety, personnel, timekeeping, payroll, attendance and other plant procedures or guidelines.
Maintains communication with the plant manager on matters concerning daily activities and concerns.
Works with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
Supports management with special projects and workflow process improvements and other duties as assigned.
Actively participate in plant health & safety processes, including safety committees, health & safety inspections, safety meetings/toolbox talks, job safety analysis (JSAs), incident/near miss investigations, and formal monthly safety training.
Identify when Root Cause Analysis needs to be performed and assign team members to lead and participate.
Reviews and approves RCAs lead by the plant.
Supports continual improvement, tracks and reports reliability and efficiency metrics, optimizes use of the computerized maintenance management system, develops and implements preventive/predictive maintenance programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiar with NDT and Condition Monitoring techniques and their inspection programs.
Be aware and comply with all health and safety rules and requirements applicable to their work and to the general safety of other employees.
Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles. Effectively tailors the message to the needs of the audience.
Clear and concise knowledge of grammar.
Establishes goals and objectives, which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner.
Ability to recognize environmental hazards, take appropriate action and notify proper personnel
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree from an accredited university in engineering, industrial technology or related field required.
Minimum of ten years of industrial maintenance and managerial experience. Basic experience in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Vocational training in related process preferred.
Experience in Microsoft Project
5S or lean manufacturing.
Six Sigma certifications.
Experience with GANTT charts, network diagrams and planning tools (libraries, slotting, etc.).
Typically sits or stands for extended amount of time in front of a computer.
Works in plant environment, which may include extreme working conditions and inclement weather conditions.
As needed, lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to work in confined spaces, and in elevated work areas up to 160ft.
Must be able to work with wrenches, pipe wrenches and other tools; requires turning and tightening nuts and bolts.
Ability to climb stairs, ladders, and work at heights of approximately 160ft.
Must be able to pass general physically fit testing.
Must be trained in the safety requirements at the facility.
Ability to communicate or exchange effectively, either written or oral, with other employees in the plant as well as with outside auditors/examiners.
Requires frequent/constant work in areas with moving, vibrating, rotating equipment.
Personal Protective Equipment required for the job include eye protection, hearing protection, hardhat, appropriate gloves for the task, steel-toed boots, dust mask, and fall protection.