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Berkeley, CA

OVERVIEW: As a member of the sulfuric acid plant management team, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for overall utilization of plant resources to achieve strategic maintenance and reliability objectives. This includes compliance with Company Responsible Care objectives including the maintenance and reliability program, preparation and tracking of maintenance budget, implementation of capital projects, and management of all maintenance activities including the annual turnaround. They act as leader and mentor for the maintenance team. The maintenance manager manages in the 1 month to 1 year timeframe.

30% - Safety and Environmental - accountable for the entire maintenance department’s adherence to safety policies and procedures. The maintenance manager sets the example for safety in the department by leading outage hazard recognition meetings, auditing daily crew meetings, performing housekeeping audits, and maintaining excellent personal safety performance. The maintenance manager also leads or participates in incident investigation.
25% - Plant maintenance and reliability program leader – implement and update policies and procedures and oversee the plant mechanical integrity program which includes: Vibration Analysis, RCFA, Oil Analysis, Infrared Analysis, Maintenance Work Flow, and other developing reliability programs. The maintenance manager is accountable for reliability metrics such as plant availability, and for completing the majority of the action items from the corporate database.
5% - Maintenance budget – accountable for cost control of daily work, 1 day outages, and annual turnaround. Also responsible for budgeting, scheduling, pre-outage hazard preparation, measurement metrics, critiques, etc.
15% - Plant Reliability and Maintenance Engineer – Perform engineering troubleshooting of plant process and/or equipment issues and also lead group troubleshooting meetings.
15% - Capital projects - development and management of projects.
10% - People – Hold maintenance department accountable to performance expectations – assist maintenance supervisor when needed on people issues such as answering grievances and other contract relations.

REPORTS TO: Plant Manager. Manages a Maint Super (vacant), Maint Planner, 10 hourly.

Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or equivalent foreign accreditation.
Supervisory experience in a reliability or maintenance setting in any of the following industries: Chemical, Oil Refinery, Power, or Pulp and Paper.
Experience with preventative maintenance programs.
Proven experience as an industrial safety leader.
Competent user of all Microsoft Office programs and experience with SAP.
Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System.
Ability to “adjust on the fly” to changing priorities.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.

TRAVEL: (15%) Travel as required for plant reviews and meetings.

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