Director of Maintenance / Reliability

1 month ago




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Purpose and Summary of position:


Responsible for site Reliability, Maintenance and Project Engineering that achieves best in class Safety/Process/Safety/Environmental/Health performance. Develops and executes cutting edge reliability strategies to ensure efficient operation of the site.  Implements solid maintenance approaches to maximize equipment efficiency and ensures that capital/expense projects are delivered on time below budget; and managing a budget in excess of $50MM.

Incumbent will be a tireless advocate, supporter and change agent in the areas of Safety, Process Safety, Environmental and Health.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


Ensure that Reliability and Maintenance metrics are accomplished in an outstanding fashion:

  • Developing and implementing best-in-class reliability strategies that include proven work practices with measures to ensure low cost and support of reliable operations
  • Driving efficiency improvements by ensuring that all work is planned and scheduled via robust systems
  • Working with Centers of Excellence to identify improvement opportunities and leverage industry best practices in order to effect step-level change in reliability excellence
  • Partnering with the Manufacturing organization to develop maintenance priorities and to ensure that the organization's efforts are focused on machine uptime, preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance techniques and applications

As a member of the Site Leadership Team, this person will share responsibility for the success of the site including:

  • Ensuring alignment of the site with the Celanese Vision goals and objectives
  • Accomplishment of all site metrics in an outstanding fashion
  • Superior in the community by increasing focus on leadership and development and expectations
  • Ensuring that all employees on site are engaged owners of the company


Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience Leading a company's Reliability /Maintenance Center of Excellence group, with the accompanying knowledge of high level improvement strategies and proven implementation approaches
  • Work in, or knowledge of, corporate operating environments and a thorough knowledge of the skills of influence, persuading and alignment that allows for successful partnerships and cooperation's
  • Well established as an expert in their field, has a wide range of contacts, resources and networks to utilize to improve the efficiency and results in their areas of responsibility


Required Years Experience:

  • 15-20 Years Experience in increasingly responsible leadership positions


Required Education:

  • B.S. in Engineering field or a related discipline required. MBA preferred

Application Methods:

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