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Maintenance Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH142208
  • Location: USA, Louisiana, Geismar
  • Sector: Onshore, Maintenance, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019


Maintenance Manager - Louisiana

What you will do:

  • Directs the coordination, planning and execution of all plant wide shut downs for maintenance and assigned projects

  • Leads and ensures the compliance to site safety and environmental programs and departmental procedures consistent with company policy, goals and objectives, regulatory compliance and industry best practice, i.e. PSM compliance, mechanical integrity, supplier & services integrity and integration

  • Ensures long term plant infrastructure reliability and integrity efforts and end of life tracking and replacement of major machinery, equipment and processes

  • Leads the maintenance routine, preventive and predictive program of equipment and site assets. This will involve leading efforts to monitor and optimize the maintenance department

  • Leads and direct all site maintenance department activities to insure maintenance & maintenance engineering technical support is provided to the facility Nitrogen and Phosphate production areas, supplier & services integration in addition to any other plant area or company area of need

  • Oversees the scheduling and establishment of short- and long-term goals, and work activities priorities of departmental personnel to ensure optimum manpower utilization, compliance with project timetables, coordination with other site departments, and compliance with established Company and governmental safety and environmental policies and regulations

  • Reviews and approves all plant modifications involving major process and equipment changes to ensure that all recommendations and modifications are technically and economically sound, complies with industry safety and environmental standards and efficiencies

  • Establishes, manages and reviews with operational production management the annual maintenance budgets, the impact of the plant energy consumption, production optimization and other yields & other planning and forecasting needs

  • Provides leadership for training and development of skill sets and competencies of all maintenance department personnel and provides adequate tools, equipment, machinery and aids such as technical software, work techniques for work accomplishment andpersonnel certifications and qualifications

  • Position is the site liaison for maintenance activities with Corporate and other site groups to provide technical support and maintenance technical information

  • Ensures the existence of an updated, adequate and pertinent technical information system and reference library of plant equipment, machinery, vessels and other plant items

  • Directs, interfaces, and resolves conflicts with project contractors and vendors for effective and efficient completion of engineering & maintenance site work activities

  • Stays abreast of new and innovative technologies, modern fabrication and assembly techniques for potential application and incorporation into plant process systems

  • Directs and reviews equipment and machinery design and initiates studies to investigate modifications for improved yields, capacity, energy, efficiency, equipment performance life, operating, maintenance procedures and environmental standards

  • Manages the performance and execution of site turnarounds, debottlenecking projects and assigned capital projects

  • Oversite of the entire Maintenance and Reliability program for the plant site, upwards of 35+ employees

  • All other duties as assigned


What you will bring:

  • BS ChE, ME, CE degree from accredited university or related operations experience

  • At least 10-15 years' experience in the chemical, petro-chemical or related continuous process operations

  • Knowledge of the Nitrogen and Phosphate chemical processes is desirable

  • Candidate must be a team player who is self directed

  • Position requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills for effective coordination of programs across the site

  • Position requires excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Individual must be persuasive and confident with all levels of Nutrien Employees and external contacts to be successful

  • Individual will serve numerous customers thus requiring excellent multitasking skills

  • Candidate must learn quickly and maintain the highest level of ethics and trustworthiness

  • Strong and proficient computer skills are necessary

  • Experience with e-mail, web browsers and Microsoft Office software are essential

  • Individual must be flexible, adaptable, assertive, resourceful, diplomatic, hard-working, and self-motivated to be successful

  • Interacts with all levels of the local management staff members

  • Must provide a positive environment which promotes greater individual and team efforts

  • Must promote, maintain, and project an atmosphere of excellent business ethics, integrity

  • Willingness to work extended hours, particularly during turnarounds and unit down times

  • Willingness to participate on corporate teams and assist other locations (some travel required)



For more information about this role please contact our Houston office