Elite Performer Maintenance Manager - Large Plant
Job Opportunity at 7 Solutions USA

Posted on Jan 6

http://www.7solutionsusa.com/    +1 (615) 952-3771

Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4171076

Elite Performaer Maintenance Manager  - Large Plant
Salary range $110-$125k 
Columbia Orangeburg SC greater area
Position/Job Description:
Leadership to support maintenance and plant operations 
New position due to expanding environment – 900 FTE’s
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of directing, controlling and coordinating all phases of plant manufacturing equipment and facilities maintenance to support the business goals.
  • Develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance process including mechanical/electrical troubleshooting across the total manufacturing arena.
  • Support the business teams and support staff in all phases of capital equipment upgrades, purchases and acquisitions.
  • Interface with engineering and production to review process and equipment design changes, and implementation of approved projects, to optimize and minimize down time.
  • Oversee all site infrastructure maintenance including utilities and negotiate related contracts.
  • Develop and implement ongoing employee development and training strategies.
  • Develop, monitor and continually critique safety practices and procedures to achieve and exceed department and organizational safety objectives.
  • Maintain a personnel structure and staff level to accomplish department and operation objectives.
  • Direct the maintenance team in preparation/planning of periodic and annual shutdown activities, and respond effectively during unplanned shutdowns.
  • Manage various projects as required. Includes, but not limited to preparation of project descriptions and specifications, collection and review of quotations, selection of contractors/vendors, and coordination of contractor/vendor activities.
  • Facility projects include, but are not limited to, equipment layouts, design, new construction, repairs, re-modeling, modifications, etc. Includes concrete, structural, roofing, lighting, fencing, painting, utilities, etc.
  • Maintenance projects include, but are not limited to, development of problem-solving ideas, equipment design (new and modifications to existing), assembly, rigging, installation, repairs, etc. Includes machine design and selection/design of materials and equipment such as pneumatic and hydraulic components, bearings, pumps, piping systems, heat transfer equipment, instrumentation, controls, etc.
  • Monitor/manage utilities including electricity, natural gas, propane (LP), water, compressed air, steam, etc. Provide utility usage reports and estimates. Prepare utilities budgets for plant– Orangeburg facility. Provide utilities data for environmental reports.
  • Provide guidance in selecting utility providers and/or rate plans. Review/approve utilities bills. Research and implement energy conservation practices.
  • 12+ years manufacturing maintenance leadership experience (must be assembly/press/welding background)
  • Preventative maintenance / system based (Work order system)
  • Hands-on leadership style
  • Prefer automation / PLC background (Fanuc or Allen Bradley)
  • Direct reports - 6 Maintenance Supervisors and 55 maintenance technicians as indirect reports
  • Machine design and facility construction/maintenance
Bachelors of Science Degree - Engineering major preferred; MBA preferred.
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in maintenance / engineering with emphasis in machine design and facility construction/maintenance. 
  • Proven ability to analyze and solve complex problems, preferably utilizing Lean Maintenance Mythology. 
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing operations and functionality of processes, system and equipment throughout the complete complex along with interpersonal skills to successfully manage and drive change.
  • Elevated level of leadership skills to implement new processes and training to teach others within the organization.  
  • Must be resourceful in accomplishing objectives and complex tasks along with outstanding organizational and communication skills to meet all the company goals set.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of machine design, thermodynamics, fluids systems design (including pneumatics and hydraulics), building construction, concrete construction, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to create and revise AutoCAD drawings.
  • Ability to create documents using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Professional Engineering license a plus.
  • Supervise plant maintenance and outside contractors
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