Job: Maintenance Manager

Title Maintenance Manager
Salary Commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience
Job Information

Optima Chemical Group LLC, located in Southeast Georgia, is a custom and contract specialty chemical manufacturer servicing a variety of industries. Optima is a privately-owned company with 100+ employees and experiencing continual significant growth.

Currently seeking a safety focused, hands-on Maintenance Manager. This position reports directly to the Site Manager. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Proven track record of team building.
  • Safely manage maintenance team and contractors.
  • Develop and implement continual skill improvement program for maintenance team.
  • Prepare and manage plant Maintenance budgets.
  • Manage Capital Project planning, budgets and implementation.
  • Coordinate maintenance resources to ensure production requirements are met and both internal/external customers are satisfied.
  • Continue current implementation and optimization of Maintenance Management Information System.
  • Ensuring all maintenance activities are in compliance with OSHA 1910 PSM program, ISO-9001, and internal standards regarding safety, mechanical integrity and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Lead data mining efforts to establish reliability and up time metrics.
  • Ability to assist in troubleshooting day to day problems and solve using root cause analysis. Requires specific experience maintaining plant equipment including chillers, boilers, instrumentation, etc.
  • Technical skills with plant equipment troubleshooting such as: chillers, boilers, distillation, instrumentation, PLCs, pumps etc.
  • Able to determine timelines for plant work such as: PMs, installations, and repairs.

The successful candidate will have a BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited university, with ~10 years experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in the areas mentioned above.

Salary is commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.

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