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Maintenance Manager - Newberry Springs, California

at Elementis plc

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R001858
Keywords: heavy equipment

Job Description

Elementis is a UK listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide that serve customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific in a wide range of markets and sectors.

The Group comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs over 1,300 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.

Job Description Summary

Directly supervise 8 mechanics / electricians at an open pit mine and a processing plant located 17 miles apart. Oversee plant general maintenance, infrastructure, storeroom and preventive and predictive maintenance programs. Drive change through leadership, project work and business system improvements. Establish the annual maintenance budget and manage spending within the approved budget.

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities:

Health, Safety and Environment: 

  • Works safely, maintains a safe work environment and actively participates in all safety programs. 
  • Ensures safe completion of work by Elementis Personnel and contractors.   
  • Check completed installations to ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and company standards.
  • Oversees Maintenance responsibilities of the Management of Change program
  • Works to keep an environmentally sound facility:
  • Knows and follows Emergency Response Plan and reports all environmental incidents immediately.

Supervision, mechanical reliability, project engineering and production support

  • Directly supervise 8 people, including mechanics, electrically qualified personnel, and heavy equipment diesel mechanics.
  • Identify area capital requirements and execute small capital projects to completion.
  • Support production as required including off-shift, night and weekend support as needed.
  • Champion area JD Edwards system management including: procurement, storeroom, maintenance work order system, and preventive maintenance.
  • Oversee plant preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance programs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local machine and fabrication shops to ensure equipment is repaired in a timely and cost efficient manner.
  • Work closely with maintenance leadmen, production management and supervisors, and the plant engineer to implement and track outage plans.
  • Identify, scope, plan, and implement maintenance improvement projects.
  • Confer with employees to resolve mechanical problems using Root Cause Failure Analysis practices.
  • Generate equipment inspection checklists in conjunction with technical and hourly maintenance/ operations personnel to ensure best use of planned and unplanned downtime and highest possible process stability.
  • Act as outage coordinator or advisor to such for various shutdowns throughout the plant, working to ensure maximum efficiency and best use of resources toward Preventive and Predictive Maintenance needs.
  • Stay abreast of products and services to improve plant maintenance system including cross-site “best practice”.

JDE maintenance work orders:

  • Enter, update, and track work orders.
  • Charge parts used out of inventory to work orders.
  • Manage the work order system to provide planning guidance to the maintenance department.

JDE preventive maintenance (PM) work orders:

  • Enter, update, and track PM work orders.
  • Charge parts used out of inventory to PM work orders.
  • Manage the JD Edwards PM work order system.
  • Write all components necessary to create new PM work orders.
  • Use the PM work order system to ensure compliance with ISO Quality System requirements.

Engineering Stores and Inventory:

  • Manage the plant inventory to ensure adequate supplies of engineering stores for optimum plant operation.
  • Buy parts using purchase orders and credit cards to ensure adequate and timely stores for optimum plant operation.
  • Receive parts, physically and into JD Edwards, to ensure accurate accounting of engineering stores at all times.
  • Conduct cycle counts as required to ensure accurate accounting of engineering stores at all times.
  • Provide periodic reports on the value of the engineering stores inventory, with explanations for variances.

Maintenance Planning:

  • Prepare for, administrate, conduct, and follow up on monthly, weekly, and daily maintenance planning meetings, as necessary to minimize work order backlog and maximize department efficiency.
  • Ensure parts are available for all planned, routine, and repetitive work.
  • Provide reports as necessary to the plant maintenance and production departments regarding production equipment downtime requirements and schedule.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Mechanical or Chemical engineering preferred.
  • Must be familiar with using ERP systems such as SAP or JDE to manage maintenance activities
  • 5+ years of experience in industrial maintenance preferred.
  • Must be able to sit, stand for long periods of time, climb ladders and stairs, work with arms overhead and lift up to 50 lbs during the course of the day.

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About Us

Elementis is a UK listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide that serve customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific in a wide range of markets and sectors.

The Group comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs over 1,300 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.



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