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Maintenance Manager

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Westlake, LA US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 5, 2022
Reference Code: 8000
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence.We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Maintenance Manager
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: Westlake, LA
Reports to: Plant Manager
Status: Exempt

Job Summary:
PIC Group has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Manager to support a new state-of-the-art chlorine production facility located in Westlake, LA. The Maintenance Manager will report to the Plant Manager for an industry leading chemical company who produces pool cleaning products in the commercial and residential marketplace. The Maintenance Manager is an important part of the management team tasked with the development of a world class reliability maintenance program using preventative, predictive, and planned maintenance through continuous process improvement activities. Rewarding opportunity to lead a seasoned maintenance department of highly skilled employees critical to ensuring equipment remains operational on a continuous basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring the facility has adequate resources to maintain equipment and ensure smooth operations.
  • Lead and launch sustainable processes for identifying maintenance related problem areas related to equipment to determine root cause (procedures, systems, technical problems, personnel performance), define appropriate actions, communicate, and implement recommended corrective actions.
  • Coordination of outage activities and appropriate scheduling to ensure timelines are met according to plan.
  • Ensures the high standards of safety are met and maintained at the facility.
  • Coordinates maintenance activities through teamwork with departmental supervisors to ensure manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Assist in coordinating departmental day to day plant operations, upcoming outages and emergencies related to facility maintenance. This requires being available for calls on the off-shift hours.
  • Execute multiple tasks as required to maintain plant operations.
  • Develop, implement, revise, and maintain policies and procedures related to the Maintenance Department including all EH&S aspects of the job.
  • Identifies training needs, initiates development plans and validates competencies.
  • Responsible for execution of preventive maintenance program to ensure reliability of production machinery and equipment.
  • Participates in annual budget preparation as it relates to maintenance of the facility.
  • Inspects jobs in progress to ensure procedures are being followed and that work is completed to proper standards of safety and workmanship.
  • Monitors and drives the workload and schedule for the facility in coordination with Department Managers to adjust for changes in work requirements.
  • Assumes other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Job Requirements:
  • Knowledge in leadership of a manufacturing facility through analysis of potential changes in the manufacturing process that generate cost savings and productivity increases for the department and facility.
  • Ability to direct and foster the development and implementation of a reliability management program relative to preventive, predictive, and planned maintenance through continuous improvement activities to achieve world class performance.
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and guidance to direct, coach, and develop maintenance resources on the proper care and maintenance of the process units.
  • Ability to exercise Human Resource skills by conducting interviews of prospective employees, administering discipline, and handling other personnel problems for hourly subordinates.
  • Ability to initiate and handle a variety of projects or commitments simultaneously and keep track of important details and follow up on delegated assignments.
  • Must possess a sense of urgency to achieve objectives and deadlines despite obstacles and time pressures.
  • Strong knowledge of and proven use of engineering concepts associated with electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and chemical systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.
  • Familiarity with Excel, Word, Power Point, SAP, and Project Management Software ( Must be strong in SAP)
  • Weekend duty rotation as assigned is required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Walking, standing, bending, sitting, lifting, and driving.
  • Varied temperature and noise level, inside or outside of the facility, or other factors that will affect the person's working conditions while performing the job.
Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 10+ years of related work experience.
  • 10+ years in chemical or other related manufacturing maintenance.
  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Manager or interim Maintenance Manager is required.
PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.