We are assisting our client, a well established manufacturer of some of the cleanest alloy steel using state-of-the-art technologies, with a search for a Unit Manager –Steelmaking Maintenance. This position will be with their alloy bar manufacturing plant.
The purpose of this position is to manage the Steel Making Maintenance area. The selected candidate will manage a staff of 50+ hourly and salaried employees, including 6-10 direct reports, and have responsibility for oversight of ongoing maintenance related operations, human resources (i.e. safety, communications, training, development and discipline) maintenance, reliability and improvement of existing equipment, installation of new equipment, implementation of new technology and methods, and cost control.
HSE: Ensure risks associated with maintenance activities are identified and managed. Ensure employees in department know and follow safety rules and policies. Ensure maintenance department maintains compliance with applicable environmental regulations as well as plant and company policies.
Equipment Availability: Manage maintenance resources to optimize equipment availability in conjunction with the operating departments. Must be able to evaluate assets criticality and operating conditions for this process.
Maintenance Costs: Manage spending for maintenance activities to optimize the cost of assets over their life cycle.
Continuous Improvement: Continuously evaluate all aspects of the maintenance organization and equipment, searching for ways to improve through training, technology, equipment, and practices. Support and identify opportunities for reliability-based processes to optimize asset availability and life cycle cost.
Asset Management Best Practices: Manage work flow for work identification, work planning, work scheduling, and work execution using reliability-based best practices.
Employee Development: Ensure required training for salary and trade and craft employees is complete. Evaluate the performance and skills of individuals and groups to identify opportunities for enhanced training. Develop and manage contingency and succession plans for key roles in department.
Associate's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related with at least 10 years’ experience with industrial supervision and management
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related with at least 8 years’ experience with industrial supervision and management OR
Master's degree in Business Administration, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related with at least 5 years with industrial supervision and management
Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to apply reliability-based maintenance practices in a heavy industrial environment
Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems such as mechanical and electrical power transmission, hydraulics, PLCs, etc.
Demonstrated experience with maintaining EAF’s, Hot Metal Cranes, and Continuous Casting equipment is desirable.
Ability to perform data manipulation and analysis using Microsoft Office suite
Ability to clearly communicate instructions and expectations and to provide feedback to employees
CMRP preferred with asset management best practices
Specific Must haves:
Experience with Asset Management (equipment, not financials)