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Maintenance & Reliabilty Manager

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Maintenance & Reliabilty Manager


Key Responsibilities:
•    Directly supervises, provides leadership and ensures technicaldevelopment of all maintenance technicians in the manufacturing area according to technical innovations, plant or personal needs.
•    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.
•    Ensure the proper maintenance, installation, repair and troubleshooting of process equipment systems. 
•    Implement and oversee predictive maintenance technologies to improve reliability and reduce mechanical downtime including but not limited to vibration analysis, thermography, oil analysis and non-destructive testing.
•    Ensures implementation of weekly work plan into Maintenance schedule with required PM tasks and corrective measures as noted by vibration and/or thermography testing, assign resources and ensure manpower is properly utilized.
•    Monitor daily equipment repair needs, ensure proper application of manpower and priorities, ensure resolution of all mechanical problems in the factory.
•    Lead, support Reliability Engineer during root cause analysis investigation to identify improper application of equipment, inappropriate methods of equipment operation or inadequate or improper maintenance practices.
•    Implement and maintain TPM and training components of PSM.  Mechanical Integrity for local authorities compliance
•    Oversee maintenance training program utilizing onsite OEM training, offsite seminars and technical program, document all training accomplishments. Develop training videos and create database for links to CMMS asset database
•    Manage outside constructors and vendors working as mechanics.
•    Communicate and implement regulations, company goals, local permits, policies and procedures; maintain up-to-date technical documentation;optimize the internal processes and structures. Supervise personnel to apply them consistently and ensure ISO compliance for related activities.
•    Conduct performance reviews for Maintenance Department.


We Value:

•    Certification in one Reliability Maintenance discipline: CMRP,CRE, Thermography, Oil Analysis, Vibration Analysis.
•    Experience in chemical, food, pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
•    Experience with asset health maintenance of rotating equipment
•    Required:      
•    Chemical or Mechanical Egineering Degree.
•    Formal technical/mechanical related training and at least 10 years mechanical,  electrical and instrumentation


We Offer:
•    Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste.
•    Culture that allows you to live your purpose, values creativity, and diversity.
•    Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives.
•    Inclusive benefits package such as Hybrid Work model and generous parental leave  
•    Work in a global and intercultural environment.
•    Great opportunities to learn and grow.
•    To be in for an inspiring journey of learning and transformation.
•    To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities, and society at large.
•    To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology.


Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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