Chemours Site Maintenance and Reliability Leader in Louisville, Kentucky

Site Maintenance and Reliability Leader

At Chemours, our purpose is to help create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry!

The Chemours Company headquartered in Wilmington, DE has a Site Maintenance and Reliability Leader position available in Louisville, KY. This is a highly visible, key role within the Company and the Operations function. This position will report to the Plant Manager.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop a site-level reliability strategy, plan and actions to support improved production capabilities and ensure prioritized, efficient and cost-effective maintenance activities.

  • Lead selection, development, coaching and performance evaluation of the maintenance team.

  • Manage Maintenance Shops comprised of both Mechanical and E&I crafts with advanced skills

  • Manage site maintenance attrition forecasting and plan for hiring.

  • Develop a 5-year improvement plan for the maintenance team and programs.

  • Maintain a maintenance metric dashboard to drive improvement and prioritize actions.

  • Develop yearly / monthly maintenance budgets and associated actions to deliver on spend plan.

  • Develop a strong cost management structure for Maintenance that identifies opportunities to improve our business and provides for short and long-term actions that reduce cost.

  • Oversee lost-time data collection process to ensure production metrics for reliability are captured and utilized for continuous improvement.

  • Lead the development of asset management plans, preventive/predictive maintenance programs, and long-term maintenance outages.

  • Partner with Engineering to ensure that design for reliability is effectively integrated into the change management processes.

  • Develop an appropriate spare equipment and spare parts strategy and plan to optimize production capability and working capital.

  • Ensure maintenance and reliability work management processes are effectively implemented, utilized and improved, driving strong stewardship of activities / cost and strengthening links to business cost/earnings performance.

  • Ensure the CMMS (computer maintenance management system) is effectively integrated into Management of Change Processes, utilized, and improved as a fully integrated part of the reliability and maintenance work management processes.

  • Ensure long-term maintenance outages (TARs) are effectively planned and executed, partnering closely with Operations to deliver on budget, scope and schedule.

  • Utilize influence management with production, technology, and capital organizations to ensure reliability and maintenance organization and integrated site success.

  • Represent Louisville on corporate reliability and maintenance networks to influence development and local implementation of corporate best practices.

  • Support and advance Organizational Health within the reliability and maintenance team.

In order to be qualified for this role, you /must possess/ the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry, leading maintenance and reliability programs, and managing direct reports.

  • Proven track record of leading change within a large manufacturing facility.

  • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM), specifically the safe management of design changes at a plant, PHAs and Mechanical Integrity programs.

  • Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills. Ability to define current states, opportunities and a plan to achieve future improved states.

  • Strong computer skills in SAP, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Experience setting strategies to achieve business directives.

  • Strong IT skills.

  • Strong Interpersonal and Influence Management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The following skill sets are /preferred/ by the business unit:

  • Experience in project leadership/ management.

  • Professional Reliability Certification, ex. CRE, CRP, CRL, CMRP, RE Certificate.

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP-PM, SAP-MM & Maintenance Work Management Systems.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification

  • High Hazard Process manufacturing experience.

  • 3 years of experience in Reliability Engineering in a chemical manufacturing facility

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Familiar with reliability tools such as RCFA, FMEA, statistical analysis, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

  • Familiar with national standards such as API 510 & 570 & 653

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer.

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation.

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position.

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