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Reliability Superintendent

Foreman, AR
What you’ll be contributing: 
  • Review major mechanical safety incidents using root cause analysis and serious event reviews.
  • Provide technical expertise in the fields of grinding equipment, filters, kilns, gears and reducers, fans, blowers, compressors, coolers, hydraulics, conveying systems, packing machines, preventive techniques, and welding.
  • Provide first level assistance to plants in eliminating mechanical failures by using systematic and methodical systems to determine root causes.
  • Take ownership in the implementation of the Maintenance Management System (MMS) and its integration into the plants organization in alignment with CIF.
  • Support operations in the implementing of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Clarify plant needs regarding the technical expertise required for maintenance processes and request additional support from Corporate CIP when needed.
  • Agree on mechanical audits to be performed in the Country with Corporate CIP and lead or support as needed to identify improvement areas and potential.
  • Identify improvement opportunities to maximize equipment life cycle and efficiency.
  • Support the planning, execution and supervision of complex jobs during major overhauls and provide appropriate information on equipment malfunctions or failures.
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Engineering in new projects and carry out design reviews on new and critical mechanical equipment to ensure maintainability.
  • Advise operations in developing an optimal replacement strategy for the main mechanical equipment and identify and recommend critical spare parts and follow up implementation.
  • Perform analysis to identify critical spare parts in order to optimize inventory and asset sharing.
  • Cooperate with the local and regional purchasing team in optimizing sourcing of mechanical equipment and parts, materials and services.
  • Roll out new preventive maintenance routine and techniques, train others, and monitor progress in alignment with the Ashgrove and CRH Best practices.
  • Provide technical expertise in the fields of maintenance organization, preventive programs, inspection, planning, scheduling, and spare parts management.
  • Provide assistance to plant in reaching plant objectives, and in optimizing maintenance costs in a sustainable manner.
  • Monitor relevant KPI’s to ensure achievement of objectives and propose action plans in case of deviation.
  • Provide experience back to the plant to enrich know how and share best practices in mechanical equipment expertise
  • Support the development, design and execution of capital development projects
  • Act as a cement process & production expert in developing, leading and participating in targeted training programs within the region.

You Will Need:   Education and Work Experience 

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline preferred
7 to 10 years plant maintenance position in a heavy industry, preferably in Cement operations
  • Extensive experience implementing maintenance processes.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of computerized maintenance systems (e.g. SAP), MS office/google suite applications, etc.
  • Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance tools and techniques (Vibration Analysis, Oil Analysis, Ultrasound, Infrared Analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques (Statistical Process Control, Root Cause Failure Analysis, etc.)
  • Experience in the development and implementation of Maintenance programs.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Planning and scheduling experience
  • Budgeting and cost management experience
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with plant personnel.
  • Highly motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment (co-workers, suppliers, etc.)
  • Well organized and systematic

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