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Jackson, MS

SUMMARY: This position is to support the sites EHS activities of safety and environmental. The person is accountable for providing technical/maintenance supervision support. The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for day-to-day maintenance activities and support of long-term maintenance development. The superintendent will work in the plants computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to oversee work to be performed by technicians and contractors. Other tasks include, but are not limited to analyzing a technical problem, field checking, specifying applicable equipment, developing cost and scheduling estimates. The maintenance superintendent is responsible to ensure design safety by incorporating company standards, government codes, and sound engineering design practices.

Supports site EHS activities through compliance with all environmental, health and safety policies/procedures, and through active participation in EHS programs and initiatives.
Supervises craft supervisors. Position works directly with engineers, maintenance clerk, turnaround planners, as well as diverse work groups outside of the maintenance department.
Ensures safe execution of all maintenance work.
Ensures work is executed in a professional manner and work is of the highest quality.
Ensures technicians are trained in the maintenance of all systems at the site via a training/progression program involving manufacturers, vendors, and site-specific information.
Assist in budget development and ensures adherence to maintenance budgets.
Develops and maintains a working relationship with the maintenance, engineering, operations, and EHS departments.
Develops and maintains a network of contacts to provide the goods and services required during activities.
Ensures that outside services can be provided as needed for any of the equipment activities. This includes coordinating with safety and security personnel to assure that outside contractors and vendors adhere to company’s procedures and provide a smooth transition when entering and exiting the plant site.
Works with procurement, engineering, operations and outside suppliers as required.
Ensures the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program is maintained and updated as necessary.
Helps develop the criteria for preventative maintenance frequencies in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager, engineers, supervisors, and planners.
Monitors department performance through PM completion efficiency, backlog, and recommends actions to maintain completion compliance.
Ensures that the Management of Change (MOC) in maintenance procedures and operating procedures, that are a result of modifying current equipment or a new installation, are communicated with other departments.
Monitors new technology for ideas to reduce cost and improve plant on-stream time.
Troubleshoots equipment problems and recommends solutions as appropriate.
Maintains close communication with all levels of supervision.
Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.
Supports the initiatives of continuous improvement through teamwork and the application of the quality planning and improvement principles.

Degree in engineering with experience working as an engineer, supervisor, and/or planner preferably in an industrial chemical setting. Previous supervision experience preferred.
Solid communication skills including the ability to compose written documents and interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
Works in a safe manner that promotes EHS goals of the plant and the company.
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and decision-making skills.
Strong knowledge of asset maintenance as well as maintenance practices and procedures.
Good general knowledge of PC software applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook and able to utilize an electronic maintenance management software.
Results oriented and initiative.
Good interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work as a team player.
Must be able to climb stairs, enter confined spaces, and able to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to provide directions to and work with others to achieve the desired outcomes including the ability to promote and develop employees.
Requires being capable of handling several projects and support activities simultaneously.

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