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Senior Manager, Area Reliability & Maintenance

Company: Perfect Fit Placement
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Our client, a leading Industrial chemical company, is currently seeking an Senior Manager, Area Reliability & Maintenance for the Western Region (CA, OR, WA, UT, CO, KS and British Columbia) to join their team in the Vancouver WA area or another one of their sites in California (Sacramento, Carson, Keyes, Torrance or City of Industry). This individual will manage a team of 5 corporate engineers that ensure that all plants within the region are capable and effectively managed for safety, reliability, and efficiency in compliance. A great company, decent compensation and excellent benefits make this a very compelling opportunity for individuals that want to progress in their career. This role WILL require 35-40% travel (Primarily during the Fall and Spring (When most of the turnarounds occur), and smaller amounts of travel during the rest of the year.Principal Responsibilities:Supports the Area Production Director in achieving key outcomes in safety, reliability, efficiency, cost, and customer service.Leads the Area Reliability and Maintenance team by establishing a culture of safety in working and in the execution of all aspects of the team's role requirements.Ensures compliance with all safety, health, environmental and quality standards within the area.Leads a team of multi-discipline engineers that provide technical, troubleshooting and maintenance support for all machinery, mechanical equipment, electrical, controls and instrumentation within all ASU, CO2, H2, and He plants in the area.Demonstrates HPO continuous improvement by sharing best practices employed or developed in the company and adopt best practices identified by global peersSupports the effort for continuous improvement through EMBRACE and Six Sigma programsEnsures the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of all plants and plant equipment within the area by:Assuring all incidents are properly investigated, required reports are issued, and corrective actions are completed on timeEnsuring that any and all modifications to existing assets strictly follow the Management of Change Process (MOC), comply with internal and external regulatory codes, standards, and best practices, as well as provide technical review and approval of all changes within area.Leading the troubleshooting and repair process of any critical failed equipment, including MOC guidance, plant/equipment outage decision making, repair plan, and root cause analysisLeading the planning, scheduling, and execution of short, medium and longer-term maintenance work within the region including preventive maintenance, repair maintenance, turnaround, and plant improvement projectsChampioning new maintenance work processes and collaboratively drive continuous improvement in their effectiveness and efficiency through a comprehensive set of performance KPIsOwning the Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) programs within the area and ensuring proper execution, effectiveness, compliance, review, and appropriate follow-up actions of any found deficiencies.Ensuring that agreed maintenance strategies are fully implemented at all sitesLeading the plant equipment assessment process and annual reviews for all sites within areaEnsuring that critical spare parts for all sites within the area are identified in the CMMS, stocked in appropriate warehouses with accurate inventory data, are in a condition for immediate use and are replenished in a timely manner once consumed.Identifying, defining, estimating, budgeting, developing, planning and executing turnaround maintenance activities, improvement, and major projects within the area.Being accountable for the development, routine review, and ensuring compliance of the repair and maintenance budget for all sites within the areaRepresenting the area reliability interests with the Projects Execution Team in the proposal and project commercialization process, including scope, spares input, and new plant acceptance and commissioning.Working with the Remote Operations Center (ROC) to execute projects and initiatives identified to drive performance and close performance gapsEducation/Experience Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline - Mechanical or Electrical PreferredMinimum 15 years of experience in operational and engineering environmentQualifications:Interpersonal skills:Possesses strong communications skills at all levelsAttention to detailDemonstrated ability to follow through to completion on projects and solutionsDemonstrated ability to manage a cohesive team environmentDemonstrated exceptional operational safety leadershipDemonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and improve existing processes/programsManagerial skills:Knowledgeable in plant operations. Can effectively identify and evaluate technical and business process opportunities and translate to financial terms to support investment and business case developmentContinuous improvement drive and ability to implement change in a geographically diverse organization.Management by influence - experience delivering results in a highly matrixed organization and the ability to influence others to deliver results.Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects and achieve resultsOther qualifications:Strong technical skills and ability to troubleshoot industrial equipmentProven experience in Root Cause Analysis, Cause and Effect or FMEA methodologiesProven experience and knowledge of predictive maintenance methodologies and technologiesProven understanding of regulatory and industry standards and codesAir Separation experience and knowledge preferredExperience with CMMS systems required, SAP PM preferredSix Sigma qualification a plus

Keywords: Perfect Fit Placement, Vancouver , Senior Manager, Area Reliability & Maintenance, Professions , Vancouver, Washington

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