Engineering/ Maintenance Manager* – Greenwood, SC USA

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Why is This a Great Opportunity?

— Location Greenwood South Carolina.Major lake nearby (Lake Greenwood),
— Close to Greenville S.C.Plant going thru major upswing, expansion.
— High Profile Position Gun range on plant site.
— Outdoorsmans Paradise.
— Fast Track position to upper management.
— The product produced is the leader in its field.  Diversified in all industries.
 
Job Description:
 
— Leads and manages the engineering team, maintenance team, and utilities team and site master plan process to meet compliance, reliability, and innovation objectives.
— Adheres to all procedures and practices associated with personnel safety and food safety and quality.
— Collaborates with cross-functional departments to ensure the proper implementation of projects, maintenance work, training, and processes to ensure delivery of Safety, Quality, Service, Performance, and People expectations.
— Leads the continuous development of department processes and team members to ensure high performing teams meet their goals.
— This position has five direct reports.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
— Provide leadership in support of the organization Safety Management Process.
— Ensuring all work is done safely, on time, with high quality results, effective cost management and in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices.
— Promote the continual improvement of Plant Reliability, through proper support of Lean events, through capital investment and re-engineering projects that strive to offset maintenance materials inflation and to reduce plant downtime.
— Leading the Continuous Improvement Program for cost saving, energy utilization, and maintenance.
— Maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of all production related manufacturing equipment and processes required to manufacture a high quality product in a repeatable and cost effective manner.
— Drive improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those related to products, equipment, human interface and product quality.
— Ensure new parts and optimization projects are completed by the required deadline, at reasonable cost, and with a robust process.
— Ensure effective operation of the storeroom operation in support of the plant goals.
— Ensure the required technical support for all critical process and product issue resolution is available for all product builds, process operations and facilities management.
— Manage capital projects, direct the activities or project engineers and other leads, and develop Engineering/Project Management, Process and Technology standardizations.
— Manage new equipment installations using Capital Expenditure procedures.
— Ensure corrective actions address root causes and are completed in a timely and customer responsive manner.
— Ensure facilities are maintained and improved as required, including good housekeeping, general appearance, landscaping, and that routine maintenance is completed as required.
— Manage statutory inspections, liaisons with insurance companies and other duties in this area.
— Direct reporting responsibility for maintenance associates, as well as contractor firms.
— Support environmental compliance Site Director and Site Leadership Team.
— Work with the Site Director and Site Leadership Team to ensure that ISO, and Preventive Maintenance standards are consistently met.
— Ensure that manufacturing employee requirements (including training process compliance, data entry, performance monitoring and recognition) are completed.
— Recommend and provide leadership support for the implementation of new process improvement projects related to safety, Plant Reliability, process effectiveness, and cost utilization improvement systems/tools such as Six Sigma, Lean and 5S.
— Develop departmental goals and strategies consistent with Plant, Corporate and Operational goals and provide the leadership for the planning process to meet these goals.
— Provide general direction and performance requirements for use of outside contractors and service representatives as it relates to engineering efforts.
— Comply with all safety/health/environmental related policies and procedures, participates in company sponsored safety programs and activities, and reports to management those conditions or actions by employees or others that might create a hazard to themselves or others in the plant.  Reports any work-related injury or illness, no matter how minor, to their Manager.
 
Qualifications:
 
— Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical)
— 10+ years Engineering and Project Management experience in chemical process heavy manufacturing industry plus progressive technical and functional expertise experience.Fibers, Textile, Nylon 66,  is good
— 5+ years of supervisory responsibility.Required
— Experience developing and managing capital improvement projects.Required
— Experience with handling multiple projects, using a variety of execution strategies and methodologies as required.
  
 
Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:
 
— Must have knowledge of technology and key drives of equipment performance as it relates to the manufacturing process.
— Demonstrated cross-functional, leadership, communication and team-building skills.
— Strong analytical, problem identifying/solving, project management and decision making skill required.
— Understanding of manufacturing practices and ability to develop process improvement and solutions.
— Knowledge of Machine Shop Operations, Metal Fabrication and Mechanical Assembly processes.
— Knowledge and understanding of Continuous Improvement tools and approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma Problem Solving, Process Mapping, etc.)
— Must understand systems, design of repeatable processes, and utilize SPC when appropriate.
— Possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
— Ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization.
— Must be a self-starter and be able to function in a semi-autonomous environment.
— Ability to make decisions quickly and effectively, while utilizing discretion and good judgment.
 

Salary: $120,000.00 – $160,000.00

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