International Steel Manufacturer is seeking a Unit Maintenance Manager for the mill in the Midwest. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for maintaining the equipment through a collaborative team effort for the plant operations. This position requires the ability to provide root cause failure analysis for equipment failures and able to formulate applicable solutions. This role is committed to Safety and maintaining a Safe Workplace which includes implementing and enforcing safety practices that promote injury and accident free operations.
Role and Responsibilities
Implementation and adherence of all safety procedures which include but are not limited to, lock-out-tag out, personal protective equipment, and fall protection.
Identify, plan and implement preventative plan maintenance of the shop with the goal of reducing unscheduled delays, increasing productivity and guiding continuous improvement efforts.
Oversees and is responsible for ensuring the training of the Union maintenance workforce.
Oversees all planning, scheduled repairs and troubleshooting which is required to keep the plant in opera
Develop solutions to problems inherent to equipment in the plant (engineer and implement changes to improve performance or eliminate problem).
Manages MS unit Maintenance team via setting expectations, auditing and discipline where needed.
Administrative aspects of the position including the adherence to all Company policies and procedures, budgets, cost savings and overseeing the administration of the Union contract with the workforce.
Create and approve weekly work schedule for union employees.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
A two or four year degree in Engineering or related experience and time on the job.
A minimum of five years of Managerial experience in a steel producing and rolling environment.
Strong abilities in managing an hourly Union workforce a plus.
Must believe in standardization and a zealot on Safety.
Must have strong critical thinking skills with the ability to identify potential problems and be proactive in addressing issues before they become problematic.
Must possess strong leadership and communication skills.