Maintenance Manager - Linerboard

Maintenance Manager - Linerboard

PURPOSE: The area Maintenance Manager will lead the maintenance department in the Linerboard mill in operation and safety excellence in regards to installation, repair and upkeep of plant property, including machines, mechanical systems, buildings and other structures at this paperboard manufacturing and converting facility in the Southwest.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Participate as a member of the mill’s Management Team in formulating Strategies, Plans and Budgets and in monitoring its (subsequent) performance so as to ensure that the Mill goals are achieved
  • Define respective department strategy (goals/objectives) and is responsible for successful implementation
  • Supervise and control the start-up of projects with new installations in order to attain the results forecast in terms of deadlines and costs and improvements in productivity or quality
  • Program and control preventive maintenance work, establishing the tests to which the manufacturing equipment is to be subject
  • Minimize downtime and increase machine efficiency by scheduling, overseeing, and performing preventative maintenance on all machinery
  • Oversee the sub-contracting of maintenance for the plant’s installations
  • Collaborate with Purchasing establishing the technical specifications of materials and implementing stock control of maintenance parts
  • Proactively manage stock parts and streamline where feasible, cutting down on obsolete items etc.
  • Implement the maintenance budget and monitor its efficiency
  • Manage the routine (daily, weekly, monthly etc.) processing activities typically associated with the Maintenance function at plant level in compliance with the standards set by the Group
  • Ensure that those employed in the Maintenance function have the knowledge and skills, encourage their development and flexibility, co-ordinate their work, and provide guidance and support whenever necessary
  • Defines KPIs for the Maintenance Department (which are cascaded down to the individual team members) and ensure timely follow up and delivery with monthly reports to Mill Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field preferred
  • 7-10+ years’ experience in TQM, ISO, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing or Process Improvement
  • Good knowledge of ANSI/ISO/SFI/FSC/GMP; Quality Management Systems
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (verbal and written), dealing with individuals at all levels; comfortable to represent the company in the best possible light
  • High energy, with the ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to motivate & develop both senior and junior level staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated and committed individual, strong work ethic
  • Excellent analytical skills, methodical approach and commercial acumen
Date Posted
1/29/2020
Location
Southwest
Job Id
1589
Industry
Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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