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Maintenance Superintendent Job

Date: May 19, 2018

Location: Beaumont, Texas, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 29322 - Posted 03/22/2018 - Maintenance - Beaumont, Texas, US

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home insulation.

 

A specialty chemicals global major producer, with 3 business segments - High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions - and globally recognized brands.  Arkema operates in close to 50 countries worldwide.

 

The Beaumont Plant is located in Southeast Texas about 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is about one hour drive east of Houston.  Our facility is responsible for the production of methyl mercaptan, ethyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and methylmercaptoproprionaldehyde (MMP).

 

Arkema is seeking a Maintenance Superintendent for our Beaumont facility.  This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.  In this role, the Maintenance Superintendent will manage 2 direct reports and 17 indirect Maintenance Technicians.  The Superintendent will utilize their leadership skills to oversee, provide direction and ensure that mainenance work performed is in compliance with safety, health, environmental and regulatory standards in order to meet business needs.

 

The following is the job description:

 

  • <span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Effectively directs maintenance activities to ensure safe, environmentally sound, and efficient repairs by knowledge of equipment and all appropriate policies and procedures.

  • <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Owns, manages and drives activities with department Supervisors along with operational leaders to maintain equipment in an efficient, timely, and orderly fashion by use of work order system. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Solves equipment or production emergency problems quickly and effectively. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Tracks Maintenance KPI’s, work priorities, overtime, maintenance spending aligned with plant metrics. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Works closely with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler to effectively utilize maintenance resources.  <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Conducts quarterly, bi-annual and yearly performance reviews of department staff. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Provides the main field contact for Maintenance and core contractor employees working at the Beaumont plant. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Ensures work in the plant is executed safely/efficiently and of good workmanship. <li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;"> <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Other duties as assigned.
<p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;">  <p style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin-top: 0in;"><span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">The following are the qualifications:
  • High School Diploma required; Associates degree or greater preferred.
  • 7+ years supervisory maintenance experience in chemical plant setting
  • 3+ years of maintenance technical experience in chemical plant setting or Operations leadership in a manufacturing site.
  • Excellent computer skills required as well as proficiency with SAP, MS products such as Word, Excel as well Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to have flexibility with changing priorities on a daily basis.
  • Self-directed, strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Extremely independent, detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Established track record in implementing successful personnel management improvements.
  • Support 24/7 fast-paced manufacturing environment (position is a dayshift).
  • Strong decision-making skills, problem-solving and administrative skills.


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