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DRT America Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Position Summary:

-Manage the day-to-day Maintenance and Asset Management activities to produce Rincon Fine Chemicals safely and efficiently. Manage the Capital Investment plant portfolio aligned with the global PMO.  


Position Responsibilities: 

-Responsible for site asset care as it relates to ensuring high reliability at the lowest cost through the implementation of world class Reliability Centred Maintenance principals.

-Provide daily leadership to maintenance technicians and site instrumentation technicians.

-Guarantee and foster compliance with QHSE policies for all maintenance personnel. Establish safety culture and tackle specific actions to ensure health prevention during maintenance activities. Contribute to plant cleanliness.

-Ensures implementation of weekly work plan into Maintenance schedule with required PM tasks and corrective measures, assign resources and ensure manpower is properly utilized.

-Responsible for implementation of reliability tools including vibration, thermography, oil analysis, and failure root cause analysis.

-Implement and maintain asset lubrication program and laser alignment.

-Ensure equipment repairs are made in a timely manner.

-Ensure good housekeeping procedures and practices, as well as trouble-shooting assistance.

-Ensure compliance to corporate safety and environmental policies.

-Investigate and implement predictive maintenance technologies to improve reliability.

-Provide input into the selection of new equipment and instrumentation to Process Engineering.

-Manage outside contractors working as maintenance support during shutdowns.

-Manage MRO supplies inventory.

-Development and implementation of capital projects for the site.

-Lead the Automation team with the support from the Process Engineering group in defining the vision for the automation strategy for the site.

-Control OPEX and CAPEX budgets for Maintenance and Projects.

-Collaborate with other plants of the Ingredients network to report and share best practices through periodic reports of pre-defined KPIs.


Position Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred.

-Preference for experience working in a PSM environment.





Position Requirements:

-Hands-on, results oriented with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

-Demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with people at all levels in the organization.

-Demonstrate the ability to operate and understand computer-controlled process equipment and programs that used in process control.

-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

-Excellent understanding of production documentation system, production control

-FR Clothing when inside the plant along with other PPE


Physical Requirements:

-Climb stairs and ladders.

-Ability to manage several time critical tasks simultaneously. 

-Ability to work and be effective with little supervision.

-Able to travel.  Requires ability to operate personal computer, telephone, fax, and copy equipment.  Requires ability to walk throughout warehouses and production areas.




Rincon Ga, 31326, US

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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