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Maintenance Manager

Company: Zeon Chemicals
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Zeon Chemicals Who We Are: Do you want to work for a company named to the Best Places to Work in Rubber and Plastics in 2024? Zeon Chemicals is the leading developer and supplier of innovative polymers, including synthetic elastomers and specialty chemicals and other selected products used in countless applications worldwide. We develop superior elastomers for the hottest parts of automotive engines, polymers for longer lasting laser printer rolls, and synthetic rubber to survive oil wells' most aggressive fluids. Our team is outstanding at what they do, and we enjoy a great company culture and work environment. This combination truly makes us a best place to work! Purpose: Manages the maintenance and reliability processes of the Texas plant to ensure the company's business, economic and compliance targets are met. JOB FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: ESSENTIAL:

  • Ensures safe operation of the functional areas through emphasis on training and by enforcing the established safety rules and procedures. Periodically reviews and updates same in coordination with safety department.
  • Manages maintenance department staff, including embedded contract maintenance.
  • Oversees contractor activities to insure they comply with established company standards.
  • Directs maintenance activities on all process equipment and systems to ensure the plant is reliable, SHE compliant and achieving quality product.
  • Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of cooling water, chilled water and air required for operations.
  • Writes and implements assigned capital projects. Supervises project field installation and startups to ensure established safety rules and procedures are followed, projects are completed on time and within approved project cost.
  • Develops, and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve equipment reliability, optimize MRO inventory, minimize operating cost, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.
  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance program with maintenance staff and ensures compliance with plan.
  • Drives maintenance activities and maintains maintenance records to ensure compliance with mechanical integrity and Process Safety Management program.
  • Continuously seeks ways to improve performance of our plant's operation and ensures that your customer's (both internal and external) needs are met.
  • Monitors and ensures integrity of the physical plant (buildings, roofs, etc.)
  • Works in concert with plant and corporate staff to develop annual budgets, capital expenditure plans, environmental compliance, hazardous waste reduction, process and equipment improvements, new product development, unit goals, personnel training and the organization and implementation of new systems.
  • Acts as a resource for technicians in identification and correction of potential equipment problems.
  • Develops, Implements, and manages predictive/preventative maintenance reliability program including vibration analysis, infrared, ultrasonic, and oil analysis.
  • Support root cause analysis for complex or challenging failures as needed.
  • Report PM/PdM KPI's for asset management including cost avoidance, cost savings, PM/PdM compliance and corrective actions in Reliance database.
  • Recommend and implement PM/PdM optimization
  • Recommend and facilitate the purchase of PM/PdM equipment with emerging technologies.
  • Accurately evaluate employee performance and coach to optimum performance. Handle corrective action situations as needed.
  • Grow the maintenance department to support additional facilities and expansions. MARGINAL:
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. (Note: These duties will be deemed essential or marginal based on content
    • Participates in meetings with customers, staff, vendors, contractors and corporate personnel to discuss methods and means of accomplishing our goals. Job Requirements: A successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical (preferred) or Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of 7 years' relevant experience in maintenance leadership and reliability applications.
      • Demonstrated experience in preventative/predictive maintenance of rotating equipment with data analysis and database management in chemical/petrochemical facility.
      • Prior personnel supervision of a maintenance department that includes pipefitters, mechanics, electricians, and/or instrument technicians preferred.
      • Proficient in SAP is preferred.
      • PSM experience preferred. Benefits: Zeon employees enjoy growth opportunities as well as a highly competitive salary and benefits program. Zeon Chemicals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Keywords: Zeon Chemicals, Pasadena , Maintenance Manager, Executive , Pasadena, Texas

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