The safety and health of employees takes precedence over any other duties of this position. Under general supervision of the Plant Engineer, this position will be directly responsible for supervising the daily activities of the Maintenance Department’s multi-craft (electrical and mechanical) Industrial Maintenance Reliability Technicians (IMRT) and ApprenticeS in a 24/5 operation. Key focus of this position is to supervise, direct, and identify areas for improvement of daily maintenance functions to include: Ensuring all maintenance jobs are performed safely Ensuring accurate Preventive Maintenance tasks are performed by Master Craftsmen Industrial Maintenance Reliability Technicians (IMRT) Ensuring excellence in craftsmanship at each maintenance job Ensuring adequate manpower available to execute daily schedule Actively participating in PM Effectiveness Audits Identifying Areas for Improvement to include safety risks and training needs Assisting in creating plans for improvement efforts Mentoring Master Craftsmen IMRTs and Apprentice as needed Assisting in troubleshooting for maintenance issues Basic understanding of CMMS system Identify & Drive Continuous Improvement Opportunities to reduce breakdowns and minor stops on key assets. Track Maintenance Excellence performance (PM effectiveness, WO Completion %, Breakdown Metrics, etc) and maintenance personnel development via Accountability Matrix. Periodically update Plant Engineer on progress. This position must understand the importance of Preventive/Predictive Maintenance and be able to drive daily activities to support this proactive maintenance approach. This position must have the ability to work closely with all levels of the plant to communicate daily activities. The person in this position must be self-motivated to ensure all maintenance functions within their realm are executed safely, with extreme accuracy, and in a timely fashion. This position will require an excellent balance of technical ability, leadership skills, strong work ethic, written and verbal communication skills, and dynamic people skills. Due to the nature of this job, strong maintenance skills (particularly an understanding of preventive maintenance needed for many electrical or mechanical components) are required. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.
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