The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The PositionMaintenance Manager
Based at our site in Langley, SC, Imerys is hiring for a Maintenance Manager.
The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant maintenance programs. This includes but is not limited to the planning of work for the Maintenance group, coordinating of breakdown repairs, as well as, development and implementation of the preventive maintenance program. This should include analyzing inspection data and required repairs in order to determine the economics of replacements or repairs.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
Act as a champion for safety for the site. Lead safety sessions with the workforce. Ensure compliance with health, safety and environmental standards.
Respond to safety and environmental hazards to eliminate them and maintain compliance with all regulatory agencies.
Ensure equipment/facility maintenance is planned, scheduled, and performed in a cost effective manner and in compliance with maintenance standards.
Manage maintenance and contractor spending in accordance with the plant budget.
Ensure parts and appropriate tools are available to perform maintenance work.
Gather, analyze and interpret data from reliability centered maintenance tools (oil analysis, vibration monitoring, alignment, thermography, etc.)
Manage Asset Lists, PM compliance and regulatory schedule via Tabware CMMS
Assist production personnel with identifying system/equipment issues and solutions (trouble-shooting).
Supervise implementation of process equipment improvements, work practices and equipment changes which improve productivity and/or enhance equipment availability.
Recommend and implement changes to component specifications (materials, tolerances, speed, etc.)
Maintain and advise on use and disposition of stock items, rental equipment, etc.
Schedule weekly/daily maintenance activities for contractors and maintenance employees
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Successful US-based candidates must be fully Covid-19 vaccinated before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.
Electrical experience in an Industrial environment, preferred
Associates or Bachelors degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology or Engineering preferred
Five (5+) years of experience supervising/managing industrial maintenance is preferred
Proven maintenance leader with demonstrated experience leading & developing teams
MSHA awareness a plus
Experience with milling, drying and material handling equipment
Experience managing maintenance programs via a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Strong mechanical aptitude and trouble-shooting skills
Knowledge of plant production processes.
Knowledge of mechanical maintenance processes including preventive/predictive maintenance procedure with understanding of process control concepts and broad range of equipment types (mills, dryers, blowers, conveyors, dust collectors, packaging equipment, etc.)
Experience with G-Suite applications preferred.
Understanding of mass balances and flow sheets
Internal customer focused and proven team member.
Ability to work independently and with various levels of personnel.
Experience in Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement preferred
Plant environment with exposure to varying temperature/humidity and chemicals and process equipment: Office environment–sitting, desk work - 40%; process environment - standing, walking, observing, trouble-shooting – 60%.
Lifting up to 50 lbs. - Infrequent
Communicating - verbally/written required – Listening
Duration of work week – typically Mon-Fri; plant and process support to 24/7 operation and must be available for on-call coverage during off hours/weekends/holidays
Travel – infrequently
Valid driver license required
Position TypeFull time
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