PURPOSE: The Maintenance Superintendent - Converting is responsible for the leadership and management of the mechanical and electrical maintenance teams for the tissue Converting lines at this tissue operation in the Southeast US. They also have responsibility for the Reliability management program, and will work closely with operations to identify issues and opportunities and to respond quickly to problems.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintenance Superintendent will place emphasis on planning/scheduling, preventative/predictive maintenance, reliability, spare part availability and stocking level optimization to optimize equipment availability, minimize unplanned downtime and equipment failures, and maintain functional buildings and grounds
Manage the overall day to day activities of the Maintenance Technicians
Support operational goals and metrics for asset productivity, quality and safety
Ensure that safety rules and regulations are well known, understood and applied and equipment meets safety guidelines and regulations
Initiates, implements and manages the plant Maintenance Work Order System and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to prioritize, plan, and schedule maintenance work efficiently while minimizing maintenance cost and equipment downtime, as well as identify improvement opportunities
Initiates, implements and manages the plant Stores System to ensure part availability for planned maintenance work and unplanned/emergency repairs
Prepares reports, analyzes data, make recommendations and implements maintenance activities for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems
Works with Asset Leaders, Production Schedulers, Project Leaders, Maintenance Engineers to properly prioritize maintenance work and ensure proper maintenance resource allocation for allotted machine downs
Initiates and implements programs to track, analyze and improve key maintenance metrics including asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance
Ensure proper workmanship to team members, performance recognition and disciplinary actions, completes performance reviews to maintain compliance with HR requirements
Respond to all unplanned and emergency downtime on equipment as required to efficiently and quickly resume operations
Development and administration of the maintenance budget
Manages the Facility, Building and Grounds Preventative Maintenance and Service contracts for the TAD area of responsibility
Bachelor’s degree in a technical and/or Engineering field preferred
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment in various maintenance and maintenance supervisory roles
Strong knowledge of CMMS systems, work order systems and related system/software including SAP
Strong knowledge of work management processes, labor estimating, resource balancing
Good working knowledge of facilities and industrial equipment and O&M requirements
Understanding of OSHA safety requirements, practices and procedures
Knowledge of skilled trades, equipment fabrication, electricity and electronics, mechanics, PLC’s, machine drives, pneumatics, hydraulics, plumbing and pipe fitting
Working knowledge of preventative maintenance and reliability improvement programs.
Excellent communication skills including both verbal and written.
Ability to effectively lead work teams as well as work as a team member
Organizational and prioritization skills
Ability to read and understand machine drawings and/or schematic diagrams.
Computer literacy/competency including MS Word and MS Excel