Reliability Engineer Supervisor - Specialty Chemic

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Chattanooga, TN
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

About AkzoNobel

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

Responsibility

About AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals
Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

Our Surface Chemistry Business Unit is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical manufacturers of surfactants, polymers and solvents, providing innovative surface chemistry technologies and solutions in industries such as agro, asphalt, cleaning, fabric care, mining, personal care and petroleum.

JOB SUMMARY:
The position reports to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for the direct supervision of maintenance employees. Responsible for plant maintenance and engineering systems such as preventive and demand maintenance, calibrations system for ISO 9001 and RC14001, and mechanical integrity. Responsible for managing the maintenance budget, spare parts inventory, maintenance expenses and overtime. Responsible for the execution of maintenance related capital projects from design to commissioning. Responsible for participating in CACTUS behavioral safety process along with all other HSES initiatives and ensuring direct reports participate in the process as well.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Responsible for the maintaining of all process related equipment and site facilities.
2. Incorporate root cause problem solving to increase reliability of site equipment.
3. Responsible for managing the maintenance portion of the site budget.
4. Responsible for the execution of maintenance related capital projects. Capital project management including design, AR submission, installation, and commissioning.
5. Participate on project, operational, and/or cross-functional teams as required to support the business plan.
6. Responsible for the execution of the mechanical integrity program which evaluates equipment for mechanical integrity issues with the establishment of plans to manage replacement of equipment.
7. Assigns tasks and/or projects to maintenance employees.
8. Administering programs such as preventive and demand maintenance, calibration system for ISO 9001, RC14001 and Mechanical Integrity to meet business and regulatory requirements.
9. Monitoring and controlling maintenance expenses and overtime.
10. Responsible for maintaining and managing inventory of spare parts
11. Training of maintenance employees to effectively execute repairs on equipment, instrumentation and facilities.
11. Responsible for HSES training of maintenance employees and adherence to appropriate codes and standards.
12. Ensure participation of maintenance employees in the CACTUS behavior based safety process.
13. Support and participate in the CACTUS behavior based safety process.
14. Promote 5S housekeeping standards in maintenance shop and maintenance storage areas. Ensure maintenance employees practice good housekeeping after completing a project or task.
15. Participate as needed in injury and incident investigations.
16. Ensure adherence to appropriate site procedures such as Management of Change, Process Hazard Analysis, and Pre-Startup Safety Review.

Job requirements/Candidate profile

QUALIFICATIONS:
• B.S. Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum 5 years related experience in the chemical industry.
• Minimum of 3 years of project or maintenance engineering experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
• Working knowledge of personal computer software packages
• DCS, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and/or 5S experience beneficial
• Supervisory experience in a union environment desirable
• Ability to plan, communicate, and execute construction and maintenance projects
• Experience with Behavior Based Safety processes a plus.
• Ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment.
• Strong safety background

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintenance Personnel

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
SAP, Microsoft Office, Delta V

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Employee must be able to work in plant, office, and laboratory environments.
Travel as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Plant, Whse, Office, Laboratory

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